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SAVE THE DATE! The 5th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference: YOUth Need YOU…What’s Keeping You from Getting Connected?

 

Target Audience: Case managers, social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, middle and high school teachers, counselors and administrators, mental health professionals, physicians, nurses, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals, law enforcement personnel, community activists, clergy, faith based organizations, families and teens.
Description: We know that forming relationships with a caring adult is one of the best violence prevention tools we have, yet many adults find themselves unable or unwilling to form these relationship with at-risk youth. This conference is intended to help adults acknowledge, understand why, and work to remove any obstacles that may be preventing them from forming positive relationships with today’s at-risk youth.As with previous conferences, a gourmet lunch is included, prepared by the Junior Chefs, a youth leadership program sponsored by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina that provides mentoring relationships, life skills training and nutritional education to at-risk youth, demonstrating the importance of mentoring and after-school activities as powerful violence prevention strategies.

This conference has been organized by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Violence Prevention Committee, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional workgroup with representation from law enforcement, healthcare, education, the faith community, and various youth service agencies

SPEAKERS:
Details coming soon!

OBJECTIVES:
• Recognize which youth are at-risk for engaging in violent behavior by learning about the individual, family and community factors that define at-risk youth
• Recognize the obstacles they and others allow to interfere with connecting with kids
• Learn from national experts, fellow conference attendees, and from some of today’s youth themselves some specific ways to connect with today’s youth

CONFERENCE LOCATION:
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
3400 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216

CREDIT INFORMATION:
0.6 CEUs / 6.0 Contact Hours NBCC
6.0 Contact Hours NC Psychologists

CONFERENCE FEES:
$70.00 – Pre-Registration fee (before March 19th)
$85.00 – Registration fee (after March 19th)
**Fees have been reduced through a partnership with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Youth Violence Prevention Committee**

CANCELLATION POLICY:
• Participants that are registered for a workshop and cancel between 2 weeks and up to 48 hours prior to the program will receive a 70% refund
• If you cancel more than 2 weeks in advance of the course, there is a $25.00 cancellation fee
• No refunds will be given for individuals who cancel less than 48 hours prior to the program
• 100% of the registration fee will be credited if you transfer your registration to another program within 6 months
• Refunds will not be given on programs you transfer to
• Participants who have not paid for a program and do not cancel will be billed for their registration
• Substitutes are welcome (please advise us of substitutes prior to the program)
• Cancellations MUST be in writing (fax, mail or email)

Fee: $ 70.00 – Pre-Registration fee before March 19th (Breakfast and Lunch Provided)
$ 85.00 – Registration fee after March 19th (Breakfast and Lunch Provided)
Program ID: 28919
Contact: Kate Patton, 704-512-6091
Directions: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Session Title: SAVE THE DATE! The 5th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference: YOUth Need YOU…What’s Keeping You from Getting Connected?
Presenter: To Be Announced
Credit: 0.60 CEU – Continuing Education Unit
6.00 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists – The program will provide (Category A) Continuing Education for Psychologists.
6.00 NBCC – National Board for Certified Counselors
Session ID: 88409
Session Status: Open
Session Date: 03/26/10
Check-In: 7:00 AM
Session Time: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Facility: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Address: 3400 Beatties Ford Road
City, State, Zip: Charlotte, North Carolina 28216
County: Mecklenburg
Room: To Be Announced
Phone: 704-391-6650
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