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2017 Annual Youth Worker Conference Call for Presenters

Co-presented by the ACYCP and the WACYCP

 Thursday, June 1st, 2017

UWM School of Continuing Education
161 W Wisconsin Ave, 7th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53203

The Wisconsin Association of Child and Youth Care Professionals (WACYCP) are accepting sponsors for the 2017 WACYCP Annual Youth Care Conference. The all-day conference will be held on Thursday June 1st at the UWM Youth Work Learning Center in Milwaukee, WI. The theme of this year’s conference is “Greater Together: Intentional Collaboration”. It is being co-presented by both the WACYCP and ACYCP.

We are seeking proposals in many topic areas. Each workshop should be 90 minutes long. We are also offering a 30 minute Poster Session option this year. Please specify if the workshop is aimed for an introductory, intermediate or advanced direct youth care worker. Workshops should be aimed at youth care workers who work with youth aged 7 to 21. Some suggested topic areas are:

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2017 Annual Youth Worker Conference Call for Sponsorship

Co-Presented by the WACYC and ACYCP 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

UWM School of Continuing Education
161 W Wisconsin Ave, 7th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53203

The Wisconsin Association of Child and Youth Care Professionals (WACYCP) are accepting sponsors for the 2017 WACYCP Annual Youth Care Conference. The all-day conference will be held on Thursday June 1st at the UWM Youth Work Learning Center in Milwaukee, WI. The theme of this year’s conference is “Greater Together: Intentional Collaboration”. It is being co-presented by both the WACYCP and ACYCP.

This conference will be attended by youth care workers from the Midwest and nationally, and conference materials are emailed out to over 5,000 people.

Consider becoming an agency sponsor with us and you will be recognized during all aspects of the event.

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An Invitation to Learn and Share as a Member of FICE

FICE, the INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF EDUCATIVE COMMUNITIES is an organization which focuses upon high risk populations (residential care, group homes, and street children.) Members from many cultures collaborate to make our world a better place for children, adolescents, and families. Members are involved at the local, national, and international realms. Sharing resources, collaborative group projects and programs, and various exchanges are central to FICE achieving its goals. It is possible to be involved locally and nationally through social media. ACYCP-FICE members have presented at the FICE Congresses (conferences) with great success. A key focus of FICE is involvement of youth. Each Congress has a collaborative program with/for youth where their voices are heard. It is possible to be involved at the local and national levels via social media. We encourage you as an ACYCP-FICE member to learn about FICE through the web site link on the ACYCP web site: (www.inernationalfedeationofeducativecommunities)

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FICE 2016 Congress Award

Veronika Scharer and Katerina Simeonova, leaders of the FICE 2016 Congress planning committee, were presented certificates and a Journal from ACYCP to express for their excellent support, expertise, and availability in accommodating our USA participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Believing Does Not Make It So!

Moving from Faith to Facts in the Message of Our Work

Lorraine E. Fox, Ph.D.

In these days of “Outcome Based Funding” and “Evidence-Based Practice”, those of us working with wounded, discouraged, demoralized, and vulnerable young people are challenged to find a way to talk concretely about our work and the results of our work.

We know what our task is, and that is to engage with children, young people and families in ways that lead to healing and better lives for those who have been abused and neglected, as well as for those who have hurt them.  And one of the evidence-based facts of abuse is that many, if not most, of adults who hurt children were children who were hurt.  This would make the basic principles of intervention the same for both the children and their families.

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You Can Now Join ACYCP On-line!

Yes, we offer on-line registration and renewals with payment through PayPal.  To join ACYCP, follow the membership link.

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FICE 2017

The Journal of Child and Youth Care Work
Volume 25: Trauma Informed Practice

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   Our journal is availabe for purchase online!

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