Westin Poinsett, Greenville, SC March 30-April 1, 2009
To register visit www.familysymposium.com.
Registration (with opportunities for discounted membership in the sponsoring organizations) will be available until the time of the symposium.
Deadline for Lodging Reservations: March 16, 2009
For reservations contact the Westin Poinsett at 888.627.8931 (Ask for the Family Symposium reduced rate.)
Highlights of the Program
Plenary session topics include:
· Community Life, Mental Health, and Children’s Rights
· Community-Building Before, During, and After Times of Trauma
· The Meaning of “Community” in Children’s and Families’ Everyday Lives: A Cross-
· School Bullying: Large-Scale Implementation and Dissemination of the Olweus Bullying
Paper session topics include:
· Neighborliness and the Well-Being of Children and Families
· Making Schools Safer and More Humane
· Building Foundations for Systems of Care
· Building More Responsive Public Health Care
· Child Protection: International Perspectives
· Families in Transition
· Engagement of Parents and Young People
· Schools for Young People in Need of an Alternative
· Children in Transition
· Communities that Notice and Care for Children and Parents: The Strong Communities
· Enhancing Community Assets
· Challenges to Community
· Religious Organizations as Centers of Community
· Measuring Children’s Safety and Well-Being
Poster session topics Include:
· Recovery from Child Maltreatment
· Innovations in Child and Family Services
To review the complete program, visit www.familysymposium.com.
Clemson University, Institute on Family & Neighborhood Life - celebrating 10 years of generating, sharing, and applying knowledge needed to strengthen ties between families and communities.
American Orthopsychiatric Association - strengthening values of social justice in the mental health professions.
International Family Therapy Association - promoting strong families, peace, and well-being throughout the world.
International Society for Child Indicators - improving and applying indicators of the well-being of children around the world.