Thursday, October 2, 2008

TWU/UNT Annual Child Welfare Conference

"CPS Achieving Outcomes: Safety, Well-being and Permanency"

Join us at University of North Texas for the 4th annual UNT/TWU Child Welfare conference on November 21, 2008 from 8:15 am-4:30 pm.

The theme for this conference is "CPS Achieving Outcomes". Conference will focus on CPS achieving outcomes for children and families in Texas. A variety of perspectives regarding CPS' accountability will be presented by CPS, legal as well as the consumers, the children and the parents. Our keynote speaker, Scott McCown is a dedicated advocate for children and families in Texas. Not only has he served as an honorable judge in Travis County, Texas, but currently as the executive director of the center for public policy priorities. See conference program for more details.

This conference is designed for:

* CPS Staff
* Foster and Adoptive Parents
* Students in Social Work and related fields
* Child Advocates...and anyone interested in Child Welfare and Child Protective Services!

Continuing Education Credit
Participants will receive 5 Contact Hours or .5 CEUs upon the full completion of this conference.

Registration is Limited!

There is no charge for the conference sessions and CEUs. However, there is a mandatory fee of $15.00 to $25.00 (depending upon parking choice; includes lunch). Registration is limited to 300 attendees.

To register on-line, please visit
http://web3.unt.edu/rswa/Conf2008/index.htm
For further assistance, contact:

Anna Rae Rozell 940-369-6991 (UNT)
Michele Bland 940-898-2075 (TWU)