Bonus Session: Building and Maintaining Children’s Advocacy Centers in Rural America

Track: Rural 

This presentation will provide an overview of the unique strengths and challenges in rural America and will describe how these strengths and challenges can be used and addressed to build and maintain much needed Children's Advocacy Centers in rural America.

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Bonus Session: Building and Maintaining Children’s Advocacy Centers in Rural America
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/06/2022 at 8:00 AM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Building and Maintaining Children’s Advocacy Centers in Rural America
Workshop Evaluation - Bonus Session: Building and Maintaining Children’s Advocacy Centers in Rural America
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CEU Credit
Live Viewing: 1.00 CEU credit and no certificate available
Live Viewing: 1.00 CEU credit and no certificate available

Kathleen Belanger

Professor Emeritus

Kathleen Belanger, MSW, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at Stephen F. Austin State University.  She has taught social work for 30 years, with 3 books and more than 30 publications, numerous presentations and editorials on rural human services for the Rural Health Information Hub (previously the Rural Assistance Center).  Her publications relate to rural human and social services, rural child welfare, non-profit organization development and management, and racial disproportionality in child welfare.  She has recently served on the National Advisory Committee for Rural Health and Human Services, advising the Secretary of Health and Human Services on pressing rural issues.  Her awards include the Champion for Children Award from CWLA and the Distinguished Professor Award from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is a wife, mother of four, Grammy to two and currently serves as an elected official on the city council in lovely Nacogdoches TX.