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CJI Permanency Conference: Right from the Beginning - Child Safety, Permanency, & Wellbeing

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Monday and Tuesday, September 28 and 29, 2015
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55439

This conference is designed to provide a unique cross-systems opportunity for information sharing and collective learning with a focus on "connecting the dots: where are we now, where do we want to go, and how do we get there."  Plenary and breakout sessions will focus on practice skills, best practices, and emerging and innovative concepts.

Conference attendees may include CJI team members and others that work in the child protection system, including judicial officers, county attorneys, county and tribal social workers, guardians ad litem, attorneys for children and parents, foster parents, tribal representatives, educators, and community service providers.

Funding for this conference is provided under the 2014 State Court Improvement Program Grant (Training Grant and Data Grant), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Appropriation No. 75-4-1512, in accordance with Section 438 of the Social Security Act.
Registration for this conference has closed.
A room block has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington - Minneapolis South under "CJI Permanency Conference."
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55439

A discounted room rate of $129+/night is available until Wednesday, September 23rd.

Minnesota’s Child Protection System:  Where Are We Now?  Where Do We Want to Be?  How Do We Get There?

Making the Switch to Electronic CHIPS:  Segregation of Confidential Information and Other Critical Changes

Topic 1 & 6:  Permanency Requirements: Key Findings 

Topic 2 & 7:  Developing a Clearer Picture: Understanding Parenting Capacity Assessments, Psychological Evaluations, and Trauma Assessments

Topic 3 & 8:  Owning My Case: Transition Planning for Older Youth

Topic 4 & 9:  Safety Planning Across the Continuum

Topic 5 & 10:  Prenatal Exposure: The Physical, Legal, and Case-Planning Implications

American Indian Children: Minnesota’s Next Steps

Topic 11 & 17:  Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA)

Topic 12 & 18:  Foster Care Licensing Requirements: Why Can’t the Kids be Placed with Grandma?

Topic 13 & 19:  Working with Undocumented Children: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

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Topic 14 & 20:  Planning for Success: Key Components in Developing an Effective Out-Of-Home Placement Plan and Key Components for Court Review and Monitoring of Progress on Out-of-Home Placement Plans

Topic 15 & 21:  Sexually Exploited Youth: Risk Factors and Preventative Efforts and Legal Requirements and Court Involvement

Topic 16 & 22:  Engaging Fathers in CHIPS Proceedings

Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) Credit

Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Minnesota Board of Social Work Continuing Education Credit