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Annual Protecting Our Children National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Event Dates
Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center

Anchorage, AK

This event will focus on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) child advocacy issues.

Participants represent a cross-section of fields and interests including child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice service providers; legal professionals; students; advocates for children; and tribal, state, and federal leaders.

Conference goals include the following:
- Highlight successful strategies for developing effective services
- Reveal the latest and most innovative child welfare and children's mental health service delivery practices
- Highlight tactics and strategies for financing and sustaining services that impact children
- Showcase strategies for involving youth and families in developing services and policies that lead to systems change
- Create peer-to-peer networks that will assist each other in the work toward permanency for all AI/AN families
- Share the latest research on the well-being of AI/AN children and effective child welfare and children's mental health services, practices, and policies

Visit the exhibit area for NIJ, OJJDP, and OVC resources.

Date Created: February 3, 2021