Join us for the 7th annual 90by30 Conference! This year's theme is "Moving Foward: A Connected Child is a Protected Child," and will explore how connection of all kinds, from collaborative state programs to peer-to-peer relationships, can create safe, healthy communities for kids and families. Register online here.
Moving Forward: Child Abuse Prevention and Lane County
Keynote: Miriam Calderon, Director of the Oregon Early Learning Division, speaks on "Raise Up Oregon," the state's plan to unite leaders from early care and education, K-12, health, housing, and human services - together with families, communities, and the public and private sectors - to support young children.
Local Spotlight: "Raise Up Lane County": Voices from Lane County talk about connecting and protecting children. Speakers include:
Holly Mar Conte, United Way of Lane County; Annie Soto, Head Start of Lane County; Chris Parra, Bethel School District; John Radich, DHS
Strategy Spotlight: Parent Cafés: Corey Best, a national expert on family engagement with lived experience, speaks on how to reach and include vulnerable parents in parent education/peer support and increase father participation.
Recognitions and Appreciations
Lunch/Finding and Making Connections Resource Fair
During registration, you will select two of seven workshops:
- Creating Accessible Services for Vulnerable Families: Family Resource Centers and Centro Latino Americano share their perspectives
- Engaging Parents in Parent Cafés: Corey Best, a national expert on family engagement with lived experience, talks about how to promote parent peer education.
- Emotional Rescue: Using Mindfulness as Part of Parent Education. Dr. Diane Gregorio, Ph.D, a research consultant at the University of Washington School of Social Work speaks on using mindfulness strategies to connect with parents.
- Trauma Informed Family Engagement: What does this look like in the field? Elaine Walters from the Trauma Healing Project addresses this key question.
- Safe Families for Children: DHS is now funding this faith-based effort to provide family respite care and keep children from foster care. Angela Albin discusses the work of CAFA, the Lane County chapter of Safe Families.
- Roots of Empathy: This school-based strategy in Lane County works to increase empathy in elementary-school children and to increase prosocial behavior and decrease rates of aggression, including bullying. In 2019, this long-term strategy chosen by each of 90by30's regions will enter its second year.
- Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Study (OCAPS): What we’ve learned on how to measure actual prevalence rates of child abuse and neglect, bullying, and prosocial support with teens - and the plan for moving forward.