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Creating a Culture of Care: From Cradle to Career.

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Sharon Wise, MHS, CPS

“Following over thirty years in and out of jails, institutions and hospitals, Sharon calls herself a “Surviving Spirit” whose life has been riddled with tragedy and those tragedies have led to laws, policies and procedures being changed all over the Country. She travels Nationally and Abroad sharing lessons learned, her personal story, and is a trauma Expert and Lead Consultant whose clients include: Federal and Private Organizations, Department of Juvenile Justice, Women’s Trade Mission in England, and most recently the International Peers Association in Amsterdam and Germany. Sharon is a Certified Whole Health & Peer Specialist, Certified WRAP Facilitator who holds a Masters Degree in Human Services, and is a talented visual and performing Artist. She is the Founder of THOS Peer Leadership Academy dedicated to the creation of Peer-led educational institutions.”

Day One

May 19, 20168:30 – 11:30 a.m. Preconference Institute (Four Concurrent Institute Sessions):

A1:  Introduction to System of Care
A2:  Community Collaboration 101
A3:  Your Voice Matters
A4: What Does Trauma-Informed Mean?

This Institute will present basic information about the trauma effects on children and how that impact results in a significant portion of children/youth with complex needs in overlapping public child-serving systems.  Additionally, the Institute will describe how recognition of the trauma impact and the use of data are put to practical use by the Alamance County Department of Social Services (DSS).

Presenters include:   Lisa Amaya-Jackson, Associate Director, National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Duke University Medical Center, The SOC Cross System team from Alamance County: Linda Jones,  SOC Coordinator, DSS,  Mary C. McGinty, Child Welfare Clinical Services/Trauma Specialist, DSS and Barbara Young,  Family Partner, NC Families United

11:45 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Plenary Luncheon/Keynote Speaker
1:45 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. State Policy Panel (Plenary Session)
3:30 P.M.  – 5:30 P.M.
Six Concurrent Workshops:

B1:  Triple P
B2:  Supporting Adolescent and Young Adult Success
B3: Demonstrating Value of Parent/Youth Peer Support
B4:  Buncombe ACES Collaborative/CRM
B5:  NC Juvenile Reentry System Reform Initiative
B6:  Innovative Family and Community Engagement

5:30 P.M. – 7 P.M. Networking – Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Day Two

May 20, 2016
8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M Six Concurrent Workshops:

C1:  High Fidelity Wraparound Part One
C2:  Meeting the Needs of Underserved Families
C3:  Integrated Health Care
C4:  Juvenile Justice/Behavioral Health Partnerships
C5:  Tackling Trauma Through Teamwork (Rowan County)
C6:  Compassion Reaction (Trillium)

10:15 A.M. – 11:45 A.M Six Concurrent Workshops:

D1:  High Fidelity Wraparound Part Two
D2:  Health Disparities Committee
D3:  Department of Public Instruction:  Behavioral Health Resources
D4:  Hope Family Resource Center (Craven County)
D5:  Interprofessional Care in Primary Care Settings
D6:  Youth Thrive (Wake County)
Noon – 2 p.m. Plenary Luncheon (Keynote Speaker)/Award Ceremony