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$100 per person
Includes the full day of workshop
speakers, lunch, and snacks.


Laura Kaehler
Kate Drewry
Hope & Healing: PSB Treatment in MO

Jane F. Silovsky
Sexual Development in Children

“This is What No One’s Talking About…
and Everyone Needs to Know”

Responding to Children
with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

April 4, 2018

8:00 am - Registration
8:30 am - Opening Remarks
12:00 pm - Lunch
4:30 pm - End of Workshop

Community Commons
427 Spencer Rd
St Peters, MO 63376

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.

In 2018, we are offering a One-Day Workshop event focused on the relevant topic of Problematic Sexual Behavior (PSB). Nationally recognized speaker, Jane F. Silovsky, Ph.D. will present at the morning session on "Understanding Typical Sexual Development and Problematic Sexual Behaviors". The lunch speaker, Jimmy Widdifield, Jr, LPC will speak on the topic of "Origins, Risks, and Protective Factors of Problematic Sexual Behavior of Youth", and the afternoon session presented by Laura Kaehler, Ph.D. with the University of Missouri - St. Louis is "Hope and Healing: PSB Treatment in Missouri".

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


Courtyard by Marriott St. Louis St. Peters
4341 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, St Peters, MO 63376
Mention "The Child Center" for a discounted rate.


9:00 - 11:45 am

“Sexual Development in Children- What is Typical, Concerning, or Problematic?”

Jane Silovsky, Ph.D.

12:00 - 1:15 pm

“Origins, Risks, and
Protective Factors of PSB
and Youth”

Jimmy Widdifield, Jr., LPC

1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

“Hope and Healing:
PSB Treatment in Missouri”

Laura Kaehler, Ph.D.

Kate Drewry, MSW, LCSW

Continuing Education

Below you will find detailed information about the Continuing Education Credits available for the Midwest Justice for Children Workshop. The Child Center, Inc. will issue certificates post conference with the number of credit hours earned, based on the sign-in sheets. Sign in sheets will be located at the registration table. YOU MUST SIGN IN & PAY TO RECEIVE CREDIT.


Approved for 8 Hours
of Technical Studies.


Approved by the Missouri Bar for 8.1 CLE credits.


This program is approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for 6.75 clock hours.


This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 7 continuing education contact hours.

2018 Sponsors