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The 15th Annual VKAP Conference

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Parenting Revisited: Families are Changing. Keynote by Adrian M. McLemore, “Kinship Care: 3 Strategies to Engage Families”

Conference Day Schedule

8:00 – 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome – Brenda Hamlin Coordinator Vermont Kin As Parents

Christine Johnson, Family Services Deputy Commissioner

8:45 – 9:45 Keynote – Adrian M McLamore –Kinship Care:3 Strategies to Engage Families

9:45 – 10:00 Break: visit resource booths and silent auction with a cup of coffee or tea

10:00 – 11:15 Workshops: Session A

  1. Social Media Understanding—- Det. Andrews, So. Burlington Police Dept
  2. Blueprint for Kinship Caregivers—-Adrian workshop
  3. Loss- When a child leaves your home—– Deidra Razzaque
  4. Faces of ACES—-Priscilla White

11:15 – 11:30 Ken Schatz, Commissioner of the Vermont Dept. of Children and Families

Reading of the Kinship Proclamation and Marge Wood Awards

11:30 – 12:30 Buffet Lunch ; visit booths; bid on silent auction items (bids close at 2:15)

12:30 – 1:45 Workshops – Session B

  1. Downstream-—Movie- Tricia Long
  2. Talking with your Children about Guardianship/Adoption—– Nancy Birge
  3. Domestic Violence effects on Children—-Ally Manousos
  4. Mentor—-Joan Rock

1:45 – 2:00 Break and last chance to bid on silent auction items

2:00 – 3:15 Workshops – Session C

  1. Downstream—-Discussion-Tricia Long
  2. LBGTQ Transgender—-Mara Iverson
  3. Conditional Custody Orders—-Beth Maurer & Judge
  4. Practical Mindfulness—-Deidra Razzaque

3:15 – 3:30 Evaluations (turn in at registration desk) and Silent Auction Pick-up

Details

Date:
September 10
Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parenting-revisited-families-are-changing-tickets-62571507062

Organizer

Vermont Kin As Parents
Phone:
(802) 871-5104
Email:
BrendaH.kin@vermontkinasparents.org
Website:
vermontkinasparents.org

Venue

Delta Hotels by Marriott Burlington
1117 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT 05403 United States
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Phone:
(802) 658-0250
Website:
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/btvde-delta-hotels-burlington/