Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2020
Child Welfare Virtual Expo 2020
Strengthening Families Through Prevention and Collaboration
Thursday, September 24, 2020
10 a.m.–5 p.m. EDT
9 a.m.–4 p.m. CDT
8 a.m.–3 p.m. MDT
7 a.m.–2 p.m. PDT
REGISTER NOW for CWVE 2020!
Watch the "Getting Ready" video and learn more about the Child Welfare Virtual Expo (CWVE) and our innovative virtual platform!
The CWVE is an annual 1-day event sponsored by the Children’s Bureau and the Capacity Building Center for States, in collaboration with planning partners.
On Thursday, September 24, the 2020 CWVE will bring together child welfare leaders and other child welfare professionals from federal, state, tribal, and local organizations across the country. Attendees will have opportunities to engage in online activities and virtual discussions, hear from national experts, and work on building skills related to strengthening families, creating prevention-focused child welfare systems, and supporting implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act.
Partner organizations for the 2020 CWVE include:
- Capacity Building Center for Tribes
- Capacity Building Center for Courts
- Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center (CANTASD)
- National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI)
- National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (FRIENDS)
- Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD)
Three Benefits of Attending the CWVE
1. Participate in Dynamic Digital Program Sessions and Earn CEUs
In light of current challenges and the ongoing need to support children and families, building strong, prevention-focused child welfare systems is more important than ever. Sessions at the 2020 CWVE are designed to enhance your knowledge, increase your understanding, help you earn continuing education units (CEUs), and provide practical applications to inform your work in building a prevention-focused system. Choose from a variety of engaging sessions that will discuss:
- Strengthening prevention-focused systems
- Implementing a family-centered approach for leaders
- Collaborating with community partners on primary prevention strategies
- Developing and measuring success of a comprehensive prevention framework
- Understanding leadership, workforce, and community roles in shifting and sustaining a culture of prevention and collaboration
2. Virtually Network and Digitally Connect With Your Team
Safely enjoy all the benefits of attending a conference without leaving your home or office. Whether you’re seeking new connections or virtually meeting with colleagues, there’s no shortage of national networking opportunities at the CWVE.
Virtual Networking Spaces: Designated social areas facilitate engagement with other participants, presenters, and leading national experts.
Virtual Chats: Scheduled chats throughout the CWVE provide opportunities to directly engage with speakers, subject matter experts, national organizations, and critical stakeholders, including youth.
Exhibit Hall and Resource Gallery: User-friendly, easy-to-locate spaces feature downloadable resources and tools to add to your virtual briefcase.
3. Exchange Ideas With Peers and Colleagues
Bring your team along (virtually) and take advantage of this unique online opportunity to learn from other teams, network with peers and experts for meaningful discussions, and roll up your sleeves to plan local action steps together in real time.
This year’s CWVE seeks to help child welfare leaders and administrators from jurisdictions and tribes learn strategies for building prevention-focused child welfare systems. The 2020 CWVE can also benefit a wide variety of federal, state, tribal, and local stakeholders, including:
- Midlevel managers
- Child maltreatment prevention partners and providers
- Child- and family-serving professionals
- Legal and judicial staff
- Court Improvement Program coordinators
- Frontline supervisors and workers
- Stakeholders focused on improving the well-being of children, youth, and families
- Families, youth, and young adults working with agencies and organizations to improve child welfare systems
Register and join us online on Thursday, September 24 from your computer, tablet, or mobile device to:
- Join cutting-edge virtual presentations from national thought leaders, program directors, frontline workers, parents, and youth
- Roll up your sleeves during virtual team learning activities that help transfer concepts to practice
- Earn CEUs for your participation
- Chat online and share strategies with your colleagues and peers across the country
- Download new tools and resources to use in your work
- Explore the virtual Exhibit Hall and meet with representatives from national organizations
Register today to reserve your virtual seat!
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