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Calendar of Upcoming Activities & Co-sponsored Events (Children's Justice Act Program)


Children's Justice Act Grant Program (CJA)
Wisconsin Department of Justice
Office of Crime Victim Services


21st Annual Children Come First Conference
November 8-9, 2010
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
Wisconsin Dells
This conference is designed for anyone caring for, working with or interested in the well-being of children with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders and their families.
For more information, please contact Deenah or Paula at 608-267-6800.


Through the Eyes of a Child: A multidisciplinary approach to child advocacy
November 11-12, 2010
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
Wisconsin Dells
Co-sponsored by the UW-Extension Family Living Programs; Wisconsin Director of State Courts Office, Children's Court Improvement Program; Wisconsin Department of Justice, Children's Justice Act Program; Wisconsin Department of Children and Families; and the Wisconsin State Bar, Children and the Law Section.
This conference invites professionals whose work impacts the well-being of children to learn from each other, as well as, experts in the fields of law, child development, medicine, child welfare and more.
For more information, please contact Karen Miskimen at 888-391-4255 or


Child Death Review Summit
November 12, 2010
Glacier Canyon Lodge
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
The Summit will focus on identifying prevention strategies, providing recommendations to key prevention partners, tips for maintaining an effective review team and much more.
For more information, please contact Abby Collier at 414.292.4016 or


Basic Forensic Interview Training – The Step-Wise Interview Guidelines
November 29 – December 1, 2010
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin
Co-sponsored by Fox Valley Technical College
For program information, please contact Dan Feucht at For registration information contact 920-735-4773 or


Walworth County 2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference
December 8 – 10, 2010
Abbey Resort
Fontana, Wisconsin
Putting the Puzzle Together: A Multi-Jurisdictional Approach to Investigating Child Abuse
Register online at or contact Paula Hocking at 262-741-3262 for more information.