A Decade of Progress – A Future of Hope
September 12-14, 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotel and Resort
The target audience includes those involved in providing assessment, treatment, education, support, and advocacy for children and families. Attendees will include: psychiatrists, pediatricians, marriage family therapists, social workers, psychologists, mental health workers, substance abuse and addiction professionals, counselors and case managers, nurses, teachers, early childhood educators, child care providers, family day care providers, mental health administrators and other healthcare and educational providers.
Casey Gwinn is the President and Co-Founder of the National Family Justice Center Alliance. Casey is also the visionary behind the Family Justice Center Movement, first proposing the concept of the Family Justice Center model in 1989. He is a national expert on domestic violence, including prosecution, strangulation, and best practices. Prior to this position,…
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Victor Rivers A veteran film star, best-selling author, renowned advocate for violence prevention, and the first Cuban-born football player to land a tryout with the Miami Dolphins, Victor Rivas Rivers has come a long way since being an abused, angry gang member. In fact, given his violent upbringing, few of those achievements were ever likely.…