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2016 WV Center for Children’s Justice,

Handle with Care Conference

October 11-13, 2016

Civic Center, Charleston, WV

-Dr. Vincent J. Felitti, one of the world’s foremost experts on childhood trauma and co-principal investigator of the internationally recognized Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study will headline the conference at the opening plenary session.

-This training will benefit all multi-disciplinary professionals who work in child maltreatment. Breakout sessions will be available for Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Medical, Social Workers and Treatment and will cover a variety of topics including trauma, child physical and sexual abuse, child neglect, drug endangered children (DEC), child trafficking and children with disabilities.

-The registration fee is $150, includes CEU’s and hotel room blocks will be available at the state rate.

-There will be a pre-conference session on the WV Handle with Care program on Monday, October 10th. This will include a question and answer portion to help you get Handle with Care started in your community.

-Registration will be forthcoming at

-This conference is a combination of the WV Children’s Justice Task Force and WV Drug Endangered Children Conference.

-Please forward this email to interested parties, help us spread the word and print and display the flyer in your work place.

Click to download a PDF of the announcement: CCJHWCsavethe date


Andrea Darr, Director, WV Center for Children’s Justice

WV State Police, Crimes Against Children Unit

WV State Police Academy, PDC

123 Academy Drive, Dunbar, WV 25064

(304) 766-5898

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2016 WV Center for Children’s Justice, Handle with Care Conference Oct 11-13