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Regional Conferences - Omaha, NE

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Regional Conferences - Omaha, NE

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Regional Conferences will be held at the Thompson Center - 6705 Dodge St,  Omaha, NE 68182

The conferences will begin with into a morning session focusing on racial equity and implicit bias, complete with speakers and presentations. During the lunch hour, Judge Lawrence Gendler of the Sarpy County Separate Juvenile Court will lead a session on building relationships with and involving the media in relation to the work of the juvenile justice and child welfare professionals. The afternoon will consist of multiple sessions including a discussion and speakers on the out-of-home placement culture in the state and efforts to stem the use of these placements; an update on the Crossover Youth Practice Model and related policies being developed as a result of CYPM implementation; a recap of the legislative session and the impact of new child welfare and juvenile justice legislation passed; and distribution of district specific data reports followed by a collaboration session for individual Through the Eyes teams to review this data and determine future projects and courses of action. 

Registration has reached capacity and is closed.