Now accepting workshop applications: 2018 Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference

Illuminate Colorado is now accepting workshop applications for the 2018 Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference! The application deadline is February 23rd. The conference will be held September 26th-28th, 2018 in Vail, Colorado.

In 2016, the conference was very successful with around 450 attendees, so be sure to reserve your space and apply soon. The workshop format will be small breakout groups that focus on a specific topic that must relate to the overall theme of the conference. In 2016, workshops included topics such as Trauma Informed Concepts in the Home, Understanding & Responding to the Sexual Behavior of Children, Financial Stability for All, Drug Identification, and Embedding Protective Factors in Native Populations.

The 2018 conference theme is "Elevating Hope & Leadership." 

In preparation for submitting your application, we recommend you familiarize yourself with the Strengthening Families Protective FactorsThe Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action and the Two-Generation Approach

Visit to submit a workshop application!

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