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Register for CASCW's 14th Annual Child Welfare Conference: The Intersection of Child Welfare and Disability

Registration is now open for the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare's (CASCW) 14th annual free child welfare conference, "The Intersection of Child Welfare and Disability," on May 7, 2013, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The conference will be held in the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota's East Bank campus, and will also be available via live web stream.

CASCW is pleased to feature the following keynote presenters:

  • Dr. Dick Sobsey, Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta and Director of the JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre.
  • Dr. Traci LaLiberte, Director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota, and
  • Dr. Elizabeth Lightfoot, Associate Professor and PhD Program Director at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work.

Following the keynote presenters, staff from the National Resource Center on Youth Development will discuss the development and use of their guide on psychotropic medication for youth in foster care.

In the afternoon, CASCW will host two panel presentations featuring practitioners discussing local reactions and application of the information provided in the morning keynote presentations.

For more details on the event, see our event webpage found here.

Participants may earn up to 6 CEUs for their attendance.

Information and registration for On-Site Attendees may be found here.
(There is a $15 fee for lunch.)

Information and registration for Web Stream Viewers may be found here.
(There is no charge for live web stream.)

Please note: Registration will only be available through Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Nora Lee at or 612-624-4231.

We look forward to your attendance!

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