Training and Professional Development

Share your perspective on how Illinois can respond to communities exposed to trauma and toxic stress with the Promoting Resiliency of Trauma-Exposed Communities Together (PROTECT) Initiative:

REGISTER FOR A REGIONAL OPEN FORUM CONFERENCE (free)

PROTECT is a collaborate effort of key early childhood systems, state agencies, and the community. PROTECT wants to promote meaningful and measurable changes in social and emotional well-being for children, families, and communities that have experiences maltreatment, trauma, and/or exposure to violence.

Northern Illinois

  • ROCKFORD: Wednesday July 30, 2014 at U of I College of Medicine at Rockford, 1601 Parkview Avenue in Rockford, IL 61107

                       Click to register: MORNING, 8AM-11AM OR AFTERNOON, 1PM-4PM

Central and Southern Illinois

  • FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS:  Tuesday August 5, 2014 at Four Points by Sheraton St. Louis, 319 Fountains Pkwy, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

                       Click to register:  AFTERNOON, 1PM-4PM

  • CARBONDALE: Wednesday August 6, 2014 at SIU Student Center – Ballroom A, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901

                        Click to register: MORNING, 8AM-11AM

  • SPRINGFIELD: Wednesday August 13, 2014 at MCL Springfield, 2151 Wabash Avenue, Springfield, IL 62704

                        Click to register: MORNING, 8AM-11AM OR AFTERNOON, 1PM-4PM

  • CHAMPAIGN:  Thursday August 14, 2014 at I Hotel and Conference Center – Technology Room, 1900 S First Street, Champaign, IL 61820

                         Click to register: MORNING, 8AM,-11AM OR AFTERNOON, 1PM-4PM

Join like-hearted and like‐minded individuals–pediatricians, family physicians, other healthcare providers, early intervention service providers, therapists, home visitors, child care providers, community service representatives, parents, policymakers, and influential leaders. This is your opportunity to share your perspective on how trauma affects all of us, and share your ideas for how to support and strengthen children, families, service providers, and the community.

ATTENDANCE IS FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE!

CLICK ON YOUR PREFERRED TIME ABOVE TO BE DIRECTED TO THE REGISTRATION PAGE

For questions, contact Elise Groenewegen egroenewegen@illinoisaap.com or 312/733-1026 ext. 204