The goal of the WV Children’s Justice Handle with Care Conference is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas, and most successful intervention strategies to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against children.
The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to people who work in the multi-disciplinary field of child maltreatment. This includes governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, children’s advocacy, therapy, and medicine who work directly with child victims of crime.
Wednesday morning will begin with a keynote followed by lunch on your own and two breakout sessions. Thursday morning begins with an opening keynote followed by a breakout session, award luncheon, and two more breakout sessions. Friday morning begins with two breakout sessions followed by a closing keynote. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis in all the sessions.
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Rhonda Sciortino, "One Person Can Change Everything"
Rhonda Sciortino overcame abandonment, abuse, poverty, filth, and hunger, and built a life of affluence, order, fulfillment, and excellent relationships. Her desire is to help others mine the lessons from their pain, and apply those lessons to create their own successes.
Some of Rhonda’s achievements include: