Call for Presenters
CACTN invites you to submit a proposal for the 2017 Connecting for Children’s Justice Conference, which will be held on October 8-10, in Murfreesboro, TN. The Connecting for Children’s Justice Conference offers workshops that inspire and equips participants with skills and strategies to strengthen families, prevent child abuse, and ensure children’s healthy development presented by knowledgeable speakers. These workshops cover an array of topics to meet the broad needs of the diverse attendees. This is your opportunity to share your expertise and tap your creativity by developing an original workshop for presentation at the conference. Proposals that provide engaging and interactive learning opportunities, focusing on advanced Child Maltreatment Topics will be considered.
For examples on the workshops presented during last year’s conference, please click here.
The following discipline tracks and topics will be given priority:
- Team Facilitation
- Nonprofit Management
- Bridging the Gap on the MDT
- Preparing children for court
- Assessing needs/strengths
- Stewards of Children
- Building a Community Education Program
- Suspect Interview Techniques in Child Abuse Cases
- Human Trafficking Case Investigations
- Preparing for court
- Cross-Examination in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases
- Children with Sexual Behavior Problems
- Play Therapy
Child Welfare Practice/CPS
- Talking to Kids
- Case Preparation and Presentation
- Working with Non-Offending Parents
- The National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations: Pediatric
- Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse
- Medical Child Abuse
Who Should Submit a Proposal?
You! Your colleagues! Your colleagues’ colleagues! Any professional with a level of child maltreatment understanding who would like an opportunity to share their knowledge with a diverse group of attendees from around the state of Tennessee is a great candidate for this conference.
What Kind of Workshop Can I Present?
The possibilities are endless! Past workshops have featured lectures, case presentations, audio/visual components, group discussion, and large group or small group activities and demonstrations. Presenters can choose between providing a 1.5 hour presentation or a 3 hour presentation, schedule permitting. Please be sure to indicate the length of program you prefer to provide when completing the RFP.
In addition to the enjoyment of sharing knowledge with colleagues, presenters are offered deeply discounted registration rates for the day they present and may also earn continuing education credits [CEs] for their workshop [subject to licensure rules].
How Do I Submit a Proposal?
Go to the conference website (www.tnccjconference.org)
Scroll over to RFP to access the 2017 Connecting for Children’s Justice Conference RFP - and complete it in its entirety. Upload the completed file with your resume and bio attached [make sure your resume or CV has been appended to the end of the file, along with any other additional pages].
Please ensure that all items are included before you submit your proposal.
RFP Submission Checklist:
- RFP form completed with details of presentation
- One-paragraph biographical sketch of each presenter(s)
- 3-5 learning objectives
- Speaker CV or Resume for each presenter(s)
All RFPs should be submitted by April 15, 2017.
If you have any questions, you may email or call LaShonda Randolph, email@example.com or (615) 333-5832.
Click here to submit your RFP