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A Brighter Future:
Annual Child Advocacy Conference

Register Now ButtonJoin us for the eighth annual Child Advocacy Conference on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Location of Brighter Future Conference on March 31: 
The University Readiness Center
 USC Upstate Main Campus
 800 University Way
 Spartanburg, SC 29303

Confirmed Speakers:

Theodore Cross, Ph.D., Senior Research Specialist, The Children & Family Research Center, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
"Criminal Investigations in Child Protective Services Cases"

Marlanda DeKine, LCSW, Speaking Down Barriers, Spartanburg, SC

Nancy Henderson, M.D., Child Abuse Pediatrician, Greenville Children’s Hospital, Greenville, SC
"Opportunities Lost and Found-a Journey of a Young Child"

Laura Porter, Co-Founder, ACE Interface, Seattle, WA
"Building Community Resilience"

Victor Vieth, J.D., Founder and Senior Director, Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center, Winona, MN 
"When Words Hurt: Investigating and Prosecuting Cases of Emotional Abuse"

Susie Wiet, M.D., Psychiatrist, Co-Founder, Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative (TRC), Salt Lake City, UT

“Neurobiology of Trauma and Resilience”

Attendees for this conference include attorneys, counselors, educators, the faith community, judges, law enforcement, nurses, physicians, psychologists, social workers, therapists, victim service professionals and all other concerned community members.

For More Information Contact
Dr. Jennifer Parker
Program Director

Ms. Shawn Masto
Program Coordinator

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

160 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306