“For The Child” Conference – CASA of Ohio Valley

April 30, 2016 @ 8:30 am
Owensboro Convention Center
501 W 2nd St
Owensboro, KY 42301
CASA of Ohio Valley
"For The Child" Conference - CASA of Ohio Valley @ Owensboro Convention Center | Owensboro | Kentucky | United States

“For The Child” Conference – Casa of Ohio Valley

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Ohio Valley will host “For The Child”, a conference that will address abuse, neglect, domestic violence, diversity, collaboration, community resources and implementation planning.

Actress and Kentucky native, Ashley Judd, will be presenting the keynote address, sharing a message of hope and recovery from her own childhood experiences.

Other speakers include:

  • Terie Dueussi-Smith, co-author of the book Bridges Out of Poverty (with Dr. Ruby Payne), who will give a presentation on The Cycle of Poverty.
  • Tracy Fauver, CEO of Yolo County CASA, who will give a presentation on ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Trauma.
  • Amy Swann, Senior Policy Analyst for Kentucky Youth Advocates, who will facilitate a community conversation and present a “toolbox” created by the Public Life Foundation to help develop a plan of action to further the work of the conference.