Via Haven Evans
On September 18th PFSA is hosting the first PA Child Abuse Symposium at the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel as part of their 40th Anniversary Celebration.
This day-long event is for professionals and volunteers who work with children and will feature nationally acclaimed speakers who are experts in child abuse prevention. The symposium will feature three nationally acclaimed speakers and child advocates who specialize in child abuse prevention:
Liz Murray, author of her memoir, Breaking Night, will start the day by sharing her inspiring story, as the keynote speaker, and then conduct breakout sessions throughout the day on the topic of responsive relationships
Victor Vieth, Director of Education and Research at Zero Abuse Project, will conduct breakout sessions on the topics of faith & how organizations can keep children safe
Jane Straub, Victim Assistance Specialist for the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, will conduct breakout sessions on the topics of vicarious trauma and effects of sexual harm.
All attendees will receive a copy of Liz Murray’s memoir and lunch will be provided. This Symposium is approved for 4 CEU’s (for social workers, marriage & family therapists and professional counselors) and 4 CLE’s (for attorneys).
Registration is required at https://www.pa-fsa.org/Calendar/view_645/detail/cid_645/2177 – register today to ensure a spot! Cost is $150
If you suspect child abuse or neglect, please call ChildLine to make a confidential report at 1-800-932-0313.
Director of Training
Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
2000 Linglestown Rd, Suite 301, Harrisburg, PA 17110
800-448-4906 or 717-238-0937
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