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Purpose and background

Purpose and background

Join colleagues in honoring excellence in the child welfare field, and bringing together professionals across Minnesota. The conference will highlight innovative practices across the state, supporting the unique challenges and circumstances of older youth in the child welfare system. Workshops will focus on utilizing best practices for advanced and supervisory child welfare staff.

Conference attendance is projected to be 400, comprised of Minnesota’s county and tribal child welfare staff in novice, advanced, and supervisory roles. The workshops and keynote speakers will highlight innovative practices across the state, supporting the unique challenges and circumstances of older youth in the child welfare system. 

Conference Sponsor 

Conference program and speakers made possible by Casey Family Programs. 

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Casey Family Programs works in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families, and the communities where they live. 

Scholarships 

Scholarships are available if financial cost is a burden; share interest and request a scholarship code by emailing conference manager.

General conference information

  • Primary Audience: Minnesota county and tribal child welfare staff
  • When: November Nov. 14, 15, 16
  • Where: Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront, St. Paul MN 
  • Fee: $30
  • Cancellation Policy: Full refund provided to cancellations prior to Oct. 15th. 

Scholarships available if registration fee serves as a financial hardship in attending the conference.

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