Champion for Children Conference
March 23 & 24, 2018

It Starts with Us

 March 23th
2018

Session 1

Presenter

Time

Room

Champion for Children Welcome

Lori Bunton & Melissa Milliorn

8:00 - 8:15am

Auditorium

 Session 2

Presenter

Time

Room

Not to be a Square

Jaime Wheeler, Voice of Hope 

 

8:30 -
10:00am

201/2

Trauma and the sensory brain: An
innovative approach to sensory integration using the Neurosequential
Model of Therapeutics (NMT) principles

Vanessa Delgado, LMSW and Miriam
Jansky, LCSW; Center for Child Protection

8:30 -
10:00am

203/4

Sexting, Inappropriate Content, TMI:
Risky Behavior Youth are Engaging in online and How to prevent it.

Victoria Walker- NCMEC

8:30 -
10:00am

205/6

The relationship between Substance
Abuse and Attachment Disorder in children

Sarah Connell, Jade Martinez, and
Melisa Pendley ARCADA

8:30 -
10:00am

207/8

Human Exploitation and the Internet -
How Does It Happen?

Brian Baxter, DPS CACU

8:30 -
10:00am

209/10

Communication and De-escalation Tools
to Prevent Further Trauma for Victims- Geared Towards Youth (Part 1)

Marla Polk, Patty Wenetschlaeger, and
Tony Barker, Resolution Solutions

8:30 -
10:00am

Conference
Room

Session 3

Presenter

Time

Room

Coordinated Community Response Between
the Military and Civilian Community to End Intimate Partner Violence and
Sexual Assault

Texas Advocacy Project

10:15 –
11:45am

201/2

Behavioral Management

Rich Capdagli,
LPC, Cenpatico

10:15 –
11:45am

203/4

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) 

John Graham, Detective, Taylor County

10:15 –
11:45am

205/6

Injury and Violence Prevention in our
Vulnerable Population: our Children

Ann Marie Willoughby, MSN, SANE

Lisa Ellis, MSN, SANE

10:15 –
11:45am

207/8

Juan and Bobby Moreno:  The Traffickers Around the Corner

Krista Melton, Human Trafficking and
Transnational/Organized Crime Section (OAG)

10:15 –
11:45am

209/10

Communication and De-escalation Tools
to Prevent Further Trauma for Victims- Geared Towards Youth (Part 2)

Marla Polk, Patty Wenetschlaeger, and
Tony Barker, Resolution Solutions

10:15 –
11:45am

Conference
Room

  Session 4                                Keynote &
Lunch

Presenter

Time

Room

Key
Note: 

Nicole Bromley and Mary O’Brien

12:00 –
1:30pm

Lobby

Lunch Provided by

Amanda Joy

 

 

Entertainment

Mike Schuler

 

 

 Session 4

Presenter

Time

Room

Breaking the Bond: Trauma bonds and the
intersection of domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking

Laramie Gorbett, M.A.

1:45 - 3:15pm

201/2

Culture Counts

Krista Melton, Human Trafficking and
Transnational/Organized Crime Section (OAG)

1:45 -
3:15pm

203/4

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Its
Intersection with the Child Welfare System

Victoria Walker- NCMEC

1:45 -
3:15pm

205/6

National Association of Social Workers
(NASW), A New Code of Ethics (Ethics)

Melissa Milliorn & Diana Hall,
Hardin-Simmons University

1:45 -
3:15pm

207/8

Understanding the Subtle Underlying
Childhood Abuses

Wende Hilsenrod, TAASA

1:45 -
3:15pm

209/10

I am One Voice

Nicole Bromley and Mary O’Brien, I am
One Voice

1:45 -
3:15pm

Conference
Room

 Session 5

Presenter

Time

Room

Christmas Story

Josh Ward & Susie Striegler, RN,
SANE

3:30 -
5:00pm

201/2

Community Based Care

Cyndi Reed, DFPS

3:30 -
5:00pm

203/4

Peer Recovery Coaching:  My addiction.  My Recovery. My choice

Shawn Wright, ARCADA Abilene Regional
Council Alcohol Drug Abuse

3:30 -
5:00pm

205/6

You Make a Difference

Rosemary Hollingsworth

3:30 -
5:00pm

207/8

Homelessness and Victimization

OVC

3:30 -
5:00pm

209/10

Sexting and Bullying: Redefining
Dating Violence in the Social Media Age and the Legal Remedies for Teen
Victims (Ethics)

Texas Advocacy Project

3:30 -
5:00pm

Conference
Room

Champion for Children Conference
March 23 & 24, 2018

It Starts with Us

 March 24th
2018

Session 1

Presenter

Time

Room

PEACE Project - Breaking the Code

Chasity Williams, Dorthey Williams,
Bryn Stonehouse

8:30 - 10:00 am

201/2

How Honest are your Kids Neighbor?
Digital Safety

Ann Marie Willoughby and Lisa Ellis

8:30 - 10:00 am

203/4

Helping the Helper

OVC

8:30 - 10:00 am

205/6

Writing CASA Stories

Angela Sharp and Sandra Shirey, Big
Country CASA

8:30 - 10:00 am

207/8

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

OVC

8:30 - 10:00 am

209/10

Conscious Discipline (Part 1)

Trudy Little, Region 14

8:30 - 10:00 am

Conference
Room

 Session 2

Presenter

Time

Room

De-escalation Techniques

Rich Capdagli,
LPC, Cenpatico

10:15am – 11:45pm

201/2

Child Sex Trafficking

Lee Reed, NCMEC

10:15am – 11:45pm

203/4

Compassion Fatigue

Donna McCartney, LMSW-IPR

10:15am – 11:45pm

205/6

Trust Based Response Intervention

Megan Harbin & Sarah Musick,
Methodist Children’s Home

10:15am – 11:45pm

207/8

Recognizing Child Abuse

Lori Bunton, RVCC

10:15am – 11:45pm

209/10

Conscious Discipline (Part 2)

Trudy Little, Region 14

10:15am – 11:45pm

Conference
Room

Lunch on own

 

11:45am – 1:00pm

 

 Session 3

Presenter

Time

Room

David’s Law – What Professionals and
Parents Need to Know

Maurine Molak,
David’s Legacy Foundation

1:00-2:00pm

Conference
Room

 Session 4

Presenter

Time

Room

Signs of Adolescent Suicide

Samantha Manski,
MHA Abilene

2:00 – 4:00pm

Conference
Room