Putting the Pieces Together for Children and Families

Safe, stable homes for children and family recovery

The conference promoted multidisciplinary collaborative advances in practice, research and policy that lead to effective, coordinated, and culturally relevant services for children, youth and families affected by substance use disorders and child abuse or neglect. We are thrilled  the majority of our participants expressed their complete satisfaction with the overall conference experience. With such high levels of satisfaction from our attendees, we have decided to host a post conference webinar series highlighting our most highly anticipated workshop and plenary sessions. Click here for more information on how to register for our webinar presentations! 

The conference also highlighted personal experiences of hope and healing with attendees. Please click here to view the Stories of Recovery.


Puzzle Pieces

Conference focus

  • Family based models, the effects of health care reform, ensuring sustainability of effective programs in the midst of a changing fiscal climate and the role of substance use disorders as a central issue in child protection and related child serving agencies. 
  • Create national awareness of the key issues facing children and families.
  • Share experience, strength and hope for the hundreds of thousands of children and families affected each year.
  • Bring together a variety of service providers and professionals, including:child welfare providers, substance abuse treatment providers, juvenile and family court judges and attorneys, law enforcement, prosecutors, probation officers, prevention specialists, maternal and child health agencies, physicians, nurses, researchers and evaluators, educators, Tribal communities, community organizations serving youth and children and adult mental health providers.