February 23, 2015, Third Annual Residential Treatment Conference "Getting It Right, From the Start: Assessment & Treatment in Residential Settings"at Lansing Community College West Campus
PURPOSE: The Michigan Federation for Children and Families is hosting this conference in response to the need for education for appropriately assessing the needs of youth in residential settings, understanding their trauma histories, and providing effective tools and strategies for treatment and healing of these youth.
This conference is a must-attend, only-one-of-its-kind in Michigan. Don’t miss out! Early registration is encouraged, as seating is limited. Sponsorships, advertising and exhibit booths are also available to promote your services to a statewide audience of child welfare and juvenile justice professionals (see brochure for the order form).
Dr. Lisa Boesky, Psychologist, National Speaker, Author & Consultant:
• Big Problem, Tragic Results: Over, Under & Mis-Diagnosis: What You and Your Agency Can Do to Help
• Preventing Youth Suicide & Self-Injury in Residential Care: How Your Facility Can & Must Do It Better
Dr. John Lyons, developer of the outcomes management approach for human services called Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM) and the most commonly used tool, the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS):
• The Use of CANS as a Performance Management Tool in Michigan
Phillip D. Hamberg: The Roots of Rage: What Can We Do?
John Micsak: The New School Epidemic: Addressing “Dysregulation”
Michael J. Reiffer: Cultivating Resiliency: Growing Hope After Tragedy
Ask the Experts feature at the end of the day allows one-on-one time with conference experts.
Register early to lock in the best pricing! Use the registration form in the conference brochure or go online at: