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2014 Child Protection Summit
CBCS faculty attended the 2014 Child Protection Summit on September. 3-4, 2014. The summit was sponsored by the Florida Department of Children and Families and took place at the Orlando World Center Marriot. The Summit is the largest child welfare event in Florida with over 2,400 child welfare professionals and related partners attending the event.
The college was well represented at the summit by several faculty members and colleagues. USF Training Consortium Training Manager Todd Darling and Beatrice Rembert from Family Support Services of North Florida organized a presentation entitled "Nice Doesn't Mean Safe." Dr. Mary Armstrong and Dr. Norin Dollard from Child and Family Studies, alongside Dr. Kimberly McGrath from the CHANCE Program presented "Specialized Therapeutic In-Out of Home Services for Exploited Youth." In addition, Dr. Mary Armstrong, Research Support Specialist Michael Greeson from Child and Family Studies, Linda Jewell-Morgan and Dr. Peter Pecora from Casey Family Programs, presented "Using Service Gap Analysis Data to Engage Communities in Improving Child Safety."