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Conference Schedule 

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March 25, 2016 
8:00 a.m.Registration opens
8:45 a.m.Welcome 
Chancellor Tom Moore, Ph.D.
Jennifer Parker, Ph.D.
9:00 a.m.Bruce Perry, M.D. Ph.D.
Founder and Senior Fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy                
Impact of Early Childhood Trauma on Brain Development
10:30 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m.Kenneth Ginsberg, M.D.
Pediatrician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of Health Services, Covenant House Pennsylvania
Our Kids are not Broken: The Importance of Resilience in Overcoming Adversity
12:00 p.m.
(12:15-12:45 p.m.)
Lunch and Lunch Presentation
Candace A. Lively, J.D.
Senior Resource Attorney, Children's Law Center, USC Law School
An Update on Erin's Law in South Carolina
12:45 p.m.Kenneth Ginsberg (continued)
2:00 p.m. Nancy Henderson, M.D.
Child Abuse Pediatrician, Greenville Heatlh System 
Marlanda Dekine, MSW, LMSW
Founder and Executive Director of Speaking Down Barriers
Confronting Barriers and Bias in Reporting and Evaluating Child Abuse
3:00 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m.Machelle D. Madsen Thompson, Ph.D., LCSW
Social Service Coordinator, Love At Work Missions
Reslience Following Trauma: The Role of Protective Factors Across Developmental Stages
4:15 p.m.Closing Remarks, wrap-up and program evaluation 
4:45 p.m.Adjourn

The speakers and planning committee for this conference have disclosed that they do not have relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and does not anticipate discussing unlabeled uses of any commercial products or any investigational products.

For More Information Contact
Dr. Jennifer Parker
Program Director

Ms. Shawn Masto
Program Coordinator

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

160 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306