Sunday, October 15, 2006

Alliance for Children and Families

I am presenting at a national conference this coming Friday- the Alliance for Children and Families. ( If you are there, please come by and say hello!

Alliance for Children and Families 2006 Annual Conference
Building Community Voices: Creating a Healthy Society and Strong
Communities for All Children and Families
St. Louis, Missouri, October 18 – 20, 2006

Session E
Friday, October 20
8:30 – 10 a.m.
Creating A Culture of Connection: The Transformation of a Therapeutic Program
This presentation will describe the process of changing a residential treatment program from a traditional approach to a trauma-informed relationship model. The presenters will cover the challenges and issues that motivated the change, the theoretical underpinnings of the model and how it operates, the change process, outcomes, next steps, and lessons learned. Participants will
learn about the human trauma-informed relationship approach and how it works, and also about managing a major change in system.
Presenter: Patricia D. Wilcox, LCSW Vice President Strategic Development, Klingberg Family Centers

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