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April 9-12, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis - Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017

The  Midwest  Justice  for  Children  Conference  began  in  an  effort  to  provide  quality  training,  at  an  affordable  price,  to  other  Child  Advocacy  Center  staff,  members  of  the  Multi-Disciplinary  Team  including  members  law  enforcement,  juvenile  justice  workers,  mental  health  therapists,  Children's  Division  workers,  Prosecuting  Attorney's,  child  and  family  advocacy  workers,  school  counselors,  forensic  interviewers,  and  other  professionals  working in the  field of human  services.

Each year the conference has grown as we continue to provide speakers and topics relevant to the work we do each day to advocate for children and families. We are pleased you have chosen to attend and be a part of our conference this year.

Who Should Attend?

• Educators: Teachers, Admins., Counselors
• Medical & Mental Health Professionals: Therapists, Pediatricians
• MDT Members: Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Advocates, Forensic Interviewers, Child Protective Services
• Caregivers/Parents/Foster Parents
• Youth Serving Organizations


Conference Registration
April 10-12, 2019

$210 - 3 Day Registration (Early Bird ends 2/1/19)
$250 - 3 Day Registration
$100 - 1 Day Registration
Includes 3-days of conference speakers,
lunch, snacks, and breakfast on the last day.
Does not include Pre-Conference.

Pre-Conference Workshop
April 9, 2019

$100 - Pre-Conference Workshop
Includes 1-day of conference speakers,
lunch, and snacks.

Happy Hour & Networking

April 10, 2019
4:00 - 5:30 pm | Hotel Bar

We invite you to attend our happy hour and networking event and get to know The Child Center, Inc. team, Conference attendees and speakers, and more. More details will be announced on the website as they are finalized. This is open to everyone who is registered for the Conference.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis - Chesterfield
16625 Swingley Ridge Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017

Hotel accommodations should be made directly through the hotel. In order to receive the conference rate, you must mention “The Child Center” when making your reservations. $130 per room, per night. Deadline for rates: 3/19/19

Schedule & Speakers

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Pre-Conference is not included in the 3-Day registration.
Schedule and speakers are subject to change.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Schedule and speakers are subject to change.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Schedule and speakers are subject to change.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Schedule and speakers are subject to change.

Social Media & Press

Please use the Midwest Justice for Children Conference hashtag on your social media post and share in the discussion and highlights.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter: @thechildcenterinc

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credits will be available, pending approval for CLE, LCSW, LPC, and POST. All certificates will be sent out post-conference via email.


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2019 Sponsors & Vendors

The Midwest Justice for Children Conference offers the opportunity to reach an interdisciplinary group of professionals from throughout the Midwest. There are advertising and sponsorship options for all budgets. Click here for a sponsor form.


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Grant Funding

Missouri Task Force on Children's Justice