2018 CELEBRATE KIDS! CONFERENCE – Call for Presentations

The Ohio CASA/GAL Association invites proposals for dynamic and informative presentations at the 24th Annual Celebrate Kids! Conference, September 26-28, 2018, in Columbus.

In accordance with Ohio Sup. R. 48(E), workshops must be suitable for the continuing education of guardians ad litem and court appointed special advocate volunteers, and must relate to the following topics:

  • Human Needs & Child Development
  • Communication & Diversity
  • Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Family & Child Issues
  • Legal Framework.

Proposals for workshops featuring unique and relevant topics, creative learning approaches and immediately implementable technical skills are strongly encouraged. Past presenters include juvenile judges and court personnel; law enforcement officials; medical doctors and nurses; and educational, psychological and social welfare experts. Please see our 2016 and 2017 event guides for more information.

Please complete and submit the questionnaire here by March 31 to forward your proposal for consideration. Multiple proposals are encouraged, but each must be submitted separately.

The Ohio CASA/GAL Association will provide complimentary conference registration and continuing education credits to conference speakers. Written requests for additional expense coverage and/or reimbursements made before Sept. 26 will be reviewed by the executive director on a case-by-case basis.

Thank you for your interest. Lead participants will be notified of selections after the review period that begins April 1.

Contact Andrew Snouffer, training coordinator, with questions.