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Recruiting, Hiring, Supervising, and Retaining Remote Therapists for Rural Children’s Advocacy Centers
Live Training on September 27th at 2pm EDT
Strategies to recruit qualified professionals from afar (who will work remotely),
Tips for interviewing and selecting a candidate you may never have met in person,
Issues in supervision, and
Strategies for retaining the remote employee including helping them manage secondary traumatic stress.
Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 08/23/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
Expanding Access through School-Based Telehealth
Live Training on August 23 at 2pm EDT
Participants will learn how to create a school based telehealth program
Participants will learn how to foster school telehealth champions
Participants will learn how to develop emergency protocol for schools
Participants will learn responses to common questions from schools
Regan Stewart, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
Regan Stewart, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Stewart’s research focuses on (1) addressing mental health disparities for underserved trauma-exposed youth, particularly through the use of telehealth technology and (2) the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based trauma-focused interventions in low resourced environments within the United States and globally. Dr. Stewart is the director of the Telehealth Outreach Program for Traumatic Stress (TOP-TS), a program focused on utilizing telehealth to increase access to trauma-focused treatment for underserved children.
Paula Condol, M.S., LPCC
Dakota Children's Advocacy Center
Paula Condol, MS, LPCC is the Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center’s Executive Director. Ms. Condol obtained her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from St. Cloud State University in 1996 and she is a Certified Supervisor in North Dakota. Ms. Condol has more than 18 years of experience leading both the state organization and CAC in Bismarck. Ms. Condol has experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and their families affected by trauma and abuse and trains others in the field on utilizing these evidence-based practices. She has been trained in TF-CBT, AF-CBT and PSB-CBT and is certified in TF-CBT and also a certified TF-CBT Supervisor.
Nicola Herting, PhD
Mental Health Director
Red River Children's Advocacy Center
Nicola Herting, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in working with children and families impacted by trauma. Dr. Herting received her MA and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND and completed her internship at VCU Health System in Richmond, VA. Dr. Herting devoted her post-doctoral training to the area of child abuse and maltreatment at the Child Abuse Program at CHKD in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Herting is the Clinical Director of the Sanford Traumatic Stress Treatment Center, Mental Health Director at Red River Children’s Advocacy Center (RRCAC), an Adjunct Research Scientist for Sanford Research and the Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth (TCTY), and an Adjunct Professor in the University of North Dakota Clinical Psychology Program. Dr. Herting has extensive training in trauma and child abuse and is experienced in providing evidence-based, trauma-specific screening, assessment, treatment, training, supervision, and consultation. She is involved in several statewide evidence-based trauma treatment and screening implementation initiatives in North Dakota, as well as statewide special projects to improve victim services. Dr. Herting also helped develop and lead the telehealth outreach initiative in North Dakota CAC’s and became a telehealth trainer involved in telehealth training and consultation nationwide.
Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/26/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
An introduction on the cultural enhancement of TF-CBT for AI/AN populations.
Live Training on July 26th at 2pm EDT
An introduction on the cultural enhancement of TF-CBT for AI/AN populations.
Dolores Subia BigFoot , PhD
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Task Sharing in a Children’s Advocacy Center: The Role of Victim Advocates in Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children & Families
Live Training on June 28th at 2pm EDT
We will examine task sharing in the CAC context. Promoting active collaboration between the CAC victim advocate and the child’s therapist as a task sharing team, especially in rural areas where the therapist may provide services remotely through tele-mental health. Considering Accreditation Standards - Teamwork, Collaboration, and Communication
Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center
Salli Kerr has over five years of experience as an Executive Director and CEO in the non-profit sector and was instrumental in the formation and accreditation of the state chapter of children’s advocacy centers in Nevada. As Executive Director, Salli led a multi-service center that housed the Nye County Children’s Advocacy Center, the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Nevada and other service organizations for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and other crimes. Salli’s background of providing direct services, including foster-parenting, provides her with a unique perspective on the impact of trauma in the lives of victims and the positive influence that a coordinated response has on victims’ recovery and wellness.
Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center
Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/06/2022 at 1:30 PM (EDT)
For the first time, our Annual Membership Meeting will be livestreamed from Washington to the entire NCA membership, free of charge and regardless of registration!
NCA CEO Teresa Huizar hosts the Annual Membership Meeting for the CAC movement, livestreamed for the first time to the entire membership, regardless of conference registration. During this meeting, Teresa will update the field on key priorities, successful moments, and powerful CAC stories as we look back and ahead to chart a common course toward a bold vision of a healthy future for kids.
The in-person attendees will eat lunch from 12:30-1:30. The live-stream will start at 1:30pm, please join 10-15 minutes early if you are a virtual attendee.
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2022 Leadership Conference will be a hybrid event this June. You can attend the 2022 Leadership Conference live in Washington DC or you can attend all the 2022 Leadership Conference virtual sessions on NCA Engage from the convenience of your home or workplace.
The 2022 Leadership Conference will be a hybrid event- June 6-8, 2022! You can attend the 2022 Leadership Conference live in Washington DC or you can attend all the 2022 Leadership Conference virtual sessions on NCA Engage from the convenience of your home or workplace. All breakout sessions will be pre-recorded and plenary sessions will be livestreamed.
This hybrid conference aims to provide continuing education, networking opportunities, and exposure to innovative programs and ideas for Children's Advocacy Center leaders. The 2022 conference agenda includes NCA's annual membership meeting, awards ceremony, plenary sessions, and 50 workshops. We're working with our incredible lineup of speakers and partners to build an engaging and educational virtual and in-person conference experience.
Conference attendees will have access to the virtual conference site and workshops until September 30, 2022!
NCA Member (Early Registration) – $650.00 Early registration price for Accredited, Associate/Developing, Satellite, Affiliate, or Chapter members registering before April 30, 2022. Early registration fees must be paid in full by May 20, 2022. All unpaid registrations will be canceled June 6, 2022
NCA Member Registration – $700.00 Special price for Accredited, Associate/Developing, Satellite, Affiliate, or Chapter members registering after April 30, 2022.
Non-Member (Early Registration) – $700.00 For non-members registering before April 30, 2022. Early registration fees must be paid in full by May 20, 2022. All unpaid registrations will be canceled June 6, 2022
Non-Member Registration – $750.00 general registration fee for non-members registering after April 30, 2022.
Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be received by email to the Education and Meetings Coordinator, Rachael Novick (email@example.com). Cancellations received on or before May 1, 2022, will be refunded at 80% of the full tuition. Refunds will not be given for cancellations received after May 1, 2022, or for participants who register but do not attend.
Tuition includes entry to all of the conference sessions, awards ceremony, membership meeting, networking opportunities, and conference participant materials.
You may either pay online with credit card during the registration process or mail a check made out to National Children's Alliance and a copy of your invoice to:
Attn: Leadership Conference National Children’s Alliance PO Box 71477, Washington, DC 20024.
Please Note: Early registration fees must be paid in full by May 20, 2022. All unpaid registrations will be canceled June 6, 2022.
How do I sign up for an NCA Engage account?
Please visit NCA Engage Getting Started page for step-by-step instructions to request an NCA Engage account. The account request form will include a field that asks for an Organizational ID number. The Organizational ID number will inform us that the person signing into NCA Engage is employed at or partnered with a member organization. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need your Organizational ID.
If you are not employed at or partnered with a member organization, please enter LC2022 as your Organizational ID for non-member access to NCA Engage.
Please note, registrants with a member organization will receive a discounted registration fee.
In-Person Conference Information:
The current federal travel ban prohibits federal funds from being used for travel to in-person training or events, in addition to payment of staff time to travel to or attend/present at those events. Should the travel ban remain in place by the start of the conference, no federally funded travel or staff time to attend in person can be charged to federal awards. Registration, however, may be transitioned from in-person to virtual attendance at no cost and may be charged to federal awards.
Travel to Washington, DC:
Three major airports serve the Washington, D.C. area: Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD), Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).
Of the three airports, Reagan National Airport is the closest and travel to the conference hotel by taxi, rideshare, or Metro (Washington’s subway system) is simple. Dulles and BWI airports are approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour from the conference hotel; private shuttles or private transportation is recommended when flying into these airports.
Conference Center Hotel Information- The Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel, located at 999 9th Street NW, is home to Leadership Conference 2022. All conference sessions will be at the hotel which is centrally located in Penn Quarter, adjacent to the Washington Convention Center and within 2 blocks of the Metro, Chinatown, numerous restaurants and entertainment on 7th and H Streets.
Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel
A block of rooms has been set up at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel and the Courtyard Washington Downtown/Convention Center at the federal rate per night plus tax for single and double occupancy.
On April 29, 2022 the credit card on file for the reservation will be charged a 1-night non-refundable deposit. Please ensure that the credit card information provided is up to date; in case the deposit required cannot be collected, your reservation(s) will be cancelled.
COVID-19 Conference Protocol:
All participants at the in-person 2022 Leadership Conference are required to be fully vaccinated per the CDC Guidelines*. This requirement applies to everyone attending, whether a presenter, attendee, exhibitor, staff, guest, or vendor. Proof of vaccination will be required on site. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination means documentation that the individual is at least two weeks past the full primary two-injection course of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines or a single shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Consistent with CDC guidance, National Children's Alliance also strongly encourages all attendees to receive a booster dose once eligible.
Masks are required in the meeting space at all times except while eating, drinking, or actively presenting.
National Children's Alliance may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others, and attendees must comply with relevant policies and requirements as communicated by National Children's Alliance.
*Any individual seeking a documented medical exemption from this requirement should contact our conference organizer.
How do I register?
You can register by logging in with your NCA Engage account (see below for how to register for a NCA Engage account) and by clicking register in the right hand corner of this page. The early registration fee is $650 for members and $700 for non-members that register before April 30, 2022. After April 30, 2022 the general registration fee is $700 for members and $750 for non-members. While registering, you will be required to choose in-person attendance or virtual attendance. Both in-person and virtual registration includes entry to all of the virtual conference sessions, awards ceremony, exhibit hall, annual meeting and conference participant materials. In addition, In-person conference registration includes meals, and receptions. Registration is the same cost for both conference experiences. You may either pay online during the registration process or mail a check.
What are the COVID-19 Policies for the in-person Conference?
All participants at the in-person 2022 Leadership Conference are required to be fully vaccinated per the CDC Guidelines*. This requirement applies to everyone attending, whether a presenter, attendee, exhibitor, staff, guest, or vendor. Proof of vaccination and masks will be required on site. NCA will also follow local Washington, DC and hotel requirements.
What if I register for the in-person conference, but change my mind later?
You are able to switch your registration from in-person to virtual or virtual to in-person at no cost. Please email the conference coordinator, Rachael, at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to switch your registration at any time.
Everyone who registers for Leadership Conference (in-person or virtual) will have access to all of the virtual content until September 30, 2022.
What are the policies regarding the federal travel ban?
As of April 4, 2022, the COVID- related federal travel ban no longer prevents the use of your federal awards to pay for travel and registration to attend the 2022 Leadership Conference in DC!
How do I pay by check?
Please select "check" under payment method during check out. After checking out, please save your invoice or email confirmation. Please mail your check and invoice, payable to National Children's Alliance, to:
National Children's Alliance P.O. Box 71477 Washington, DC 20024
Write Leadership Conference in the memo of the check or with a note addressing what event the payment is for.
** Your event registration is incomplete, and you will not have access to the event, until your check is received and is manually approved by our staff.
Can I pay for multiple registrations at once?
Yes, but each individual attending Leadership Conference will need to register independently using their own NCA Engage account. You will need to request an invoice from the conference coordinator (email@example.com) to pay by check or credit card for a group.
What is my username/Password?
Please use your NCA Engage username and password to login and access the virtual conference website.
CLICK HERE to reset your Engage password
How do I sign up for an NCA Engage account?
If you are not employed at or partnered with a member organization, please enter LC2022 as your Organizational ID for non-member access to NCA Engage. Non-member access will provide access to the virtual Leadership Conference.
CLICK HERE to request an Engage account
What should I do about registration if my CAC applied for NCA Grant Funding in 2022?
For any CAC organizations who have applied for NCA grant funding in 2022, it is recommended that you register for the Leadership Conference after receiving your grant award letter so that you are able to charge the costs to your grant. Please be mindful that registrations made prior to your award letter date may not be charged to your NCA grant.
Hotel and Travel
For any CAC organizations who have applied for NCA grant funding in 2022, upon receiving your grant award letter, it is recommended that you reach out to your assigned Program Associate to discuss plans for travel. The current federal travel ban prohibits federal funds from being used for in-person travel, training, or events, in addition to payment of staff time to travel to or attend/present at those events. Should the travel ban remain in place by the start of the conference, no federally funded travel to attend in-person can be charged to NCA Awards.
What ongoing access will conference attendees have to the 2022 virtual conference?
Attendees will have access to the conference on-demand recordings and materials for three months. Access to the 2022 Leadership Conference will end on September 30, 2022 for all conference attendees.
What happens if I miss a live session or cannot attend?
If you register but happen to miss any of the live webcasts, no problem! Each session will be recorded and available on demand after the event until September 30, 2022.
How do I access the sessions?
Once the conference page is live, you can access any of the sessions by clicking on the "Agenda" or "Live Sessions" tab on the main navigation menu. From there, select the conference day you would like to view. Click on any session title and access the "View Session" button.
Can I share access to my NCA Engage account with others on my staff to access sessions?
Sharing your account credentials, such as your password, with others, is not permitted. It also carries security risks for you and your staff. While logged in using another person's credentials, users may post, reply, and share articles under the account owner's name. Even if inadvertent, posts and comments from the unauthorized user can potentially lead others to believe the account owner has made the comments under their name, and anyone logged into someone else's account can access sensitive communications from private communities and personal communications between users they were not meant to see. From a practical perspective, users logged in as another person may not obtain CEUs or other credits, and the system may automatically log out multiple users logged in under the same account. The system bandwidth and the number of seats available in each live session are also based upon the number of registrations we receive, potentially causing system slowdowns or paid users being unable to enter rooms, just like an overcrowded concert.
Please purchase registration for all staff and partners who wish to attend the conference.
When will the workshop recording be available to conference attendees?
All workshops are prerecorded and scheduled to be released Monday, June 6, 2022.
Can I receive CEUs for the conference?
Attendees must complete at least 30 minutes of each virtual workshop or attend in-person and complete the short workshop evaluation at the conclusion of each session they attend to receive credit. Attendees can access their conference certificate by clicking the certificate button on the homepage. If allowed in your State and/or professional discipline, you may use the certificate and detailed certificate report to obtain CEUs. NCA keeps records on file for CEU audit verifications.
Conference attendees must complete the workshop and workshop evaluation by September 30, 2022. Conference attendees will not have access to workshops or workshop evaluations after September 30, 2022, and the conference certificate will only include credit for completed workshop evaluations.
Will I receive credit for watching workshop recordings?
Yes, conference attendees can access the conference site until September 30, 2022, and can continue to watch workshops and receive credit.
Do NCA grant-funded attendees need to attend a minimum number of sessions in order to submit the registration cost as part of a grant report?
NCA grant representatives and any NCA grant-funded attendees must attend the equivalent of one session per each concurrent session with a minimum of at least five (5) workshops. Please contact your assigned Program Associate if you have further questions or concerns.
Do grantees need to complete their workshops and workshop evaluations by a specific date?
Grantees will need their attendee certificates to upload with their report following the end of the conference, grantees may not submit for reimbursement of this expense until the conference has ended and therefore certificate received. Knowing this, grantees should plan accordingly by having their grant-funded attendees complete their sessions in enough time to collect documentation for the appropriate reporting deadlines. In order for the expense to be approved, all NCA grant-funded attendees must attend a minimum five (5) sessions and upload their certificate of attendance with their grant report. Please contact your assigned Program Associate if you have further questions or concerns.
Brooklyn Dicent, M.Ed:
The Chief Happiness Officer, is a happiness and mindset expert. She's worked with companies such as Microsoft, Bob's Red Mill, T-Mobile, and Booking.com to help create positive workplace culture. A highly sought-after speaker in the area of happiness at work, she infuses comedy with brain science. She teaches how to tap into your personal reservoir of joy to create a happier life regardless of external circumstances.
Dr. Jessica Pryce:
She is an Assistant Professor at Florida State University. For over 10 years, she has been involved at multiple angles of child welfare (direct practice, teaching + training & policy and research). She has published on child welfare related topics, such as, training and education, racial disparity, and anti-poverty practices. She has presented at 100+ virtual and in-person conferences both nationally and internationally. She is the author is several op-eds focused on racial disparity and effective strategies to impact racial disproportionality within child welfare. Her TED Talk on Implicit Racial Bias in Decision Making has since been viewed over 1.3 million times. Dr. Pryce has worked on the frontlines of child welfare, conducted primary research, been a policy advisor to Florida’s legislature and taught graduate level courses in child welfare. Previously holding the positions of Child Protective Caseworker with the Department of Children and Families, and the Deputy Director of the University at Albany's New York State Education Consortium. In 2019, she received a 5-year appointment to the Advisory Board of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute, where she consults and advises on leadership and workforce interventions around the country. She currently sits on the Florida Dependency Court Improvement Panel, alongside judges and advocates who are working towards a more trauma informed approach within the judicial system. She has maintained and cultivated a commitment to the wellbeing of vulnerable children and families, the sustainability of the child welfare workforce, and effectively addressing inequity. Her paramount goal includes re-building and leading a child welfare system that focuses on strengthening families instead of pulling them apart.
Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 05/26/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
2022 FBI-NCA MOU Updates and Guidance for Participation
Join NCA and Catherine Connell, Unit Chief for Child Victim Services Unit of the FBI Victim Services Division to learn about the new MOU and what it means for your CAC. The live event will include time for questions and discussion.
Catherine S. Connell, LMSW, ACSW (Moderator)
Unit Chief for the FBI Child Victim Services Unit
Catherine S. Connell is a state licensed Clinical Social Worker. Ms Connell is currently employed with the FBI as the Victim Services Division, Unit Chief for Child Victim Services Unit and is also a Child/Adolescent Forensic Interviewer. Ms Connell manages the FBIs Child/Adolescent Forensic interviewing program. She provides interviews, consultation and training for FBI Agents, Assistant United States Attorney’s, and other federal, state and international law enforcement. Ms Connell has been qualified as an expert witness on multiple subjects in civil and criminal cases, in Federal and local jurisdictions. Ms Connell has coauthored and published Interviewing Compliant Adolescent Victims, A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Incorporating Child Pornography Images in the Forensic Interview and Working Together: Building and Sustaining a Multijurisdictional Response to Missing or Murdered Indigenous Children and Adolescents.
Heather Provencher, LCSW (Moderator)
Coordinator for Service to Military Families
National Children’s Alliance
Heather Provencher is Coordinator for Services to Military Families at National Children’s Alliance (NCA). In this role, Heather works to foster partnerships between Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) and military programs serving children and families. Heather is the spouse of an Army Veteran, aunt to four Navy-connected kids, and is committed to working to ensure military families have access to CAC services. Prior to joining NCA, Heather worked in investigative, crisis intervention, and prevention education roles at CACs in Maryland and California.
Contains 18 Component(s) Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 05/25/2022 at 3:00 PM (EDT) Recorded On: 03/02/2022
This webinar series will review NCA’s 10 required and 3 optional standards for Accreditation, which go into effect on January 1st, 2023. Each webinar will review the individual essential components for each standard, and provide practical ways for CACs to meet the requirements
Director of Accreditation
National Children's Alliance
Alyson MacKenzie is the Director of Accreditation at National Children’s Alliance, and manages the accreditation process for Child Advocacy Centers throughout the country. Previously Alyson was the Senior Program Associate of Accreditation at NCA as well as Program Associate at NCA, managing grants and membership for the Southern Region of the United States. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Certificate in Human Service Management from Boston University. Ms. MacKenzie has years of experience providing training and technical assistance to Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country.
National Children's Alliance
Alyssa Todd worked as an Investigative Social Worker for Vermont CPS for almost five years, then moved to Philadelphia for grad school, where she continued to work with youth in foster care. She moved back to Vermont and became the Director and Forensic Interviewer of a small Associate Member center in Brattleboro, VT in 2012. In 2016 the Center became fully Accredited with NCA under Ms. Todd's leadership. During her time working at a CAC, her interests were mostly focused on Forensic Interviewing and Vicarious Trauma.
Michelle Miller, Ph.D., LCSW
Project Coordinator for Mental Health Initiatives
National Children’s Alliance
Michelle Miller, PhD, LCSW, LCPC, has over 25 years’ experience working in the child welfare field and 18 years’ experience providing mental health care and clinical supervision to mental health practitioners, in addition to training and implementation of evidence-based practices and treatments. Michelle co-founded the Butte Child Evaluation Center, Montana’s first accredited CAC, in 1998, where she served as director, forensic interviewer, and MDT coordinator until 2013. Michelle was also instrumental in founding the Montana State Chapter organization of NCA, which she chaired from 2008-2011, and continued to serve as a board member until 2016. Michelle has served on numerous local, state, and national task forces and committees. In her private practice, Michelle specialized in providing CFTSI and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Michelle has been the Project Coordinator of Mental Health Initiatives at NCA since 2016.
Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/24/2022 at 2:00 PM (EDT)
An Overview of Assessment and Treatment of Child Traumatic Grief
Live Training on May 24th at 2pm EST
An Overview of Assessment and Treatment of Child Traumatic Grief
1. Discriminate between normal grief and traumatic grief
2. Identify 2 assessment measures used to evaluate grief
3. Describe the stages of grief
4. Identify 2 important components of treatment for traumatic grief
TF-CBT Master Trainer
Integrating Trauma-Focused Assessments Into Your Clinical Practice: The Trauma Assessment Pathway (TAP) Model
Live training on April 26, 2022 at 2pm EST
Integrating Trauma-Focused Assessments into your Clinical Practice: The Trauma Assessment Pathway (TAP) Model
1. Describe the concept of assessment-based treatment and how it’s useful for children served in children’s advocacy centers
2. Describe the components of a comprehensive trauma-informed mental health assessment
3. Describe ways to effectively integrate the use of assessment measures into their practice, including administration, scoring, and providing feedback
4. Explain how to integrate assessment information to create the “Unique Client Picture”
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D.
Director of Clinical Operations at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego
Lisa Conradi, Psy.D. is the Director of Clinical Operations at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital - San Diego. In this role, she oversees all clinical programs at the Chadwick Center, a Child Advocacy Center and one of the largest trauma treatment centers in the nation. She has multiple years of experience in the field of child trauma and in supporting service systems in their efforts to become more trauma-informed. She has authored and co-authored a variety of publications on trauma screening and assessment practices, creating trauma-informed systems and presented nationally on innovative practices designed to improve the service delivery system for children who have experienced trauma. She is one of the developers of the second edition of the Child Welfare Trauma Training Toolkit and served as the Project Director for the Chadwick Trauma-Informed Systems Dissemination and Implementation Project. She oversaw the development of multiple resources and materials designed to help systems become trauma-informed. She served as the Program Manager for the Breakthrough Series Collaborative on “Using Trauma-Informed Child Welfare Practice to Improve Placement Stability” under sub-contract with the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress at UCLA. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and has received training from the developers on multiple evidence-based trauma-focused treatment practices, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Dr. Conradi received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis and her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, California. She is on the editorial boards for the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma and the Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma and served as an editor for the book, Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence.