2017 Annual Conference
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia partnered with the Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to bring you the “Georgia Child Abuse Conference: from Prevention to Intervention” on September 7, 2017 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center. The conference was attended by over 300 participants, including researchers, child advocates, social workers and representatives form the medical and legal fields.
The conference featured many prevention focused workshop topics for those who work in a multi-disciplinary setting. The 2017 keynote speaker was Dr. Donna Beegle, a poverty expert and recognized author.
2016 Annual Conference
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia partnered with the Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to bring you the “Georgia Child Abuse Conference: from Prevention to Intervention” on September 15, 2016 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center. Attending were over 360 professionals and community members who work to serve children and families throughout on a daily basis.
The conference featured many prevention-focused workshop topics you have come to expect and also offered topics of interest to those who work in the multi-disciplinary setting when treating victims of maltreatment. The 2016 Keynote Speaker was Dr. David Finkelhor, a preeminent violence epidemiologist.
2015 Annual Conference
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia’s 2015 Conference was held September 10, 2015 at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center Hotel.
The annual one-day conference featured workshops that covered a wide scope of topics related to preventing child abuse and neglect, contributing to the healthy development of children, and help strengthening families and communities. Prevention is always our priority! This year there were over 250 participants from a variety of child and family serving organizations.
2014 Annual Conference
2014 PCA GA Conference: Engaging Individuals and Communities to Protect Children
September 11, 2014 9 am -3:30 pm Atlanta, GA
The 2014 conference featured the President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America, Jim Hmurovich; Mark Chaffin, a professor at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health who is nationally recognized for his research in child abuse prevention; and Georgia’s DFCS Director, Bobby Cagle.
2013 Annual Conference
Nearly 200 individuals from across the state joined PCA Georgia on September 4, 2013, for our 2nd Annual Conference at the Atlanta Marriott, Century Center. In addition to an outstanding keynote luncheon with Judge Glenda Hatchett, nine workshop sessions were offered.
If you are interested in viewing the past presentations, please click on the “Presentations” box below. To view more information about past presenters and topics, click on the “Workshops” link.