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Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 20th 
George Dean Johnson College of Business and Economics, Room 150

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 

Bill Herrick Pre-Conference Workshop:
Patricia Crittenden, Ph.D.

Smiles and Kisses: Repairing mother-infant breaches and risk for serious child abuse and neglect

Friday, March 21st 
University Readiness Center
USC Upstate

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.Registration
8:45 - 9:00 a.m. 

Welcome, Dr. Tom Moore, Chancellor
Dr. Jennifer Parker, Director for Child Advocacy Studies

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.


Patricia Crittenden, Ph.D.
The intergenerational cycle of parenting: How a parent's own childhood trauma history contributes to their ability to parent their own children10:30 - 10:45 a.m. 



10:45 a.m. - Noon 

Victor Vieth, J.D.
From Sticks to Flowers: Guidelines for Child Protection Professionals Working With Parents Using Scripture to Justify Corporal Punishment
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Lunch Address
12:10 - 12:40 p.m.Nancy Henderson, M.D.
P is for...  
12:40 - 12:45 p.m.Wanda Meade, M.Ed., LPC
Finding Voice: A Special Presentation
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 

David L. Corwin, M.D.
Adverse Childhood Experiences – Traumatic and Toxic Stress Development and Economic Impacts
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.Break
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. 

The Honorable Elizabeth T. Trosch
Building Resiliency in Juvenile Courts
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.Closing Remarks, Wrap- Up and Program Evaluation
4:30 p.m.


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.


March 21, 2014
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Conference Location
University Readiness Center
USC Upstate

Pre-Conference Location
George Dean Johnson College of Business and Economics
160 St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306  

Contact Information
Dr. Jennifer Parker
Program Director

Ms. Shawn Masto