44TH ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CONFERENCE

"Our Schools, Our Responsibility"

April 20, 2017

The 2017 Children's Conference was a day filled with training and education on the importance of coming together as a community to guarantee our youth are successful in school attendance and completion. This conference was offered to professionals who work directly and indirectly with youth, and community members. This conference covered topics such as; barriers children face which can hinder their attendance in school, the laws of California and SARB review, the stigma of Mental Health for youth and school settings, and the need to teach our children resiliency. This conference focused on teaching and training how to prevent school absenteeism and truancy, how to overcome the barriers and stigmas, and what to do to guarantee school succession for our youth.  


43rD ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CONFERENCE

human trafficking:

reclaiming our youth, hope, and power

thursDAY, march 10, 2016

The 2016 Children's Conference was a day of training and education for professionals, biological and foster parents, and other individuals that work directly or indirectly with youth about a very serious issue: Human Trafficking.  It has become a growing epidemic and this conference provided special training about how to prevent, identify, and approach victims of exploitation.


42nD ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CONFERENCE

building Hope & Positive expectations with biological and foster parents

Friday, April 10, 2015

The 2015 Children's Conference was developed to help parents, caregivers, and professionals understand the unique perspective of foster youth, and the impact that trauma may have on their relationships.  HOPE provided tools for parents, caregivers, and professionals to become better equipped to handle the challenges faced with caring for foster youth, focusing on strategies for positive foster parent-child interaction. 


41st Annual Children's Conference

HOPE For Families; Prevention for Children

Friday, April 11, 2014

 The 2014 Children’s Conference was developed to focus around Six Protective Factors, which when present, increase the health and well-being of children and families.  They do this by helping parents who might otherwise be at risk of abusing their children to find resources, supports, or coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively, even under stress.