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LCTF Child Abuse Prevention Conference

  • 04/22/2024
  • Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette, LA
  • 17


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2024 LCTF Child Abuse Prevention Conference Program


We have limited space - when we reach capacity, it will shut down all categories! Waitlist will be open.

The Annual LCTF Child Abuse Prevention Conference will be held at the Cajundome in Lafayette. Event Sign-in will begin at 8:00 am and the Conference Start is at 8:30 am.

Registration is $30 per person and includes lunch. No onsite registration for attendees is allowed for this event.  You must pre-register! Questions contact 


CEUs/CLEs: This event is approved for 5 CEUs and has presumptive approval for 5 CLEs. For more information contact

Sessions Approved for CEUs: 

9 am – 10 am – Opening Keynote - Victory by Design (APPROVED FOR 1 GENERAL CEU) D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas

10:15 am to 11:15 am Breakout Sessions

Session 101  Dr. Corie Hebert - Understanding Brain Architecture and Trauma: An Interactive Game-Based Session (1 CLINICAL CEU)

Session 102 Holly Tupper, Unbound Now, La CSEY Advocacy Program Director - Unveiling the Shadows: Understanding and Combating Child Trafficking (1 general CEU)

Session 103 Rob Carlisle, LPC-S, LMFT - Perspective Taking (1 CLINICAL CEU)

Session 104 Jarvis Spearman, LMSW - Developing Your Toolkit: Recognizing & Addressing Grief to Promote Resiliency (1 general CEU)

12:45 pm to 1:45 pm Breakout Sessions

Session 201 Tieranni Parquet, CADA GNO - Substance Use: Prevention and Impact on Families and Children (1 General CEU)

Session 202 Sarah H. Berthelot, CEO United Way  -  ALICE in Louisiana: Hard Choices Impacting Families and Children (1 General CEU)

Session 203 - Bridget Gardner, RN, Trauma Program Specialist, Injury Prevention, University Medical Center New Orleans - On the Road to Safety: Ensuring Child Well-Being through Vehicle and Car Seat Safety (1 General CEU)

Session 204 - Reshonn Saul. La Supreme Court FINS Manager - FINS: Understanding Status Offenders of Louisiana (1 General CEU)

2 pm to 3 pm Breakout Sessions

Session 301  Dr. Corie Hebert - Repeated Session Understanding Brain Architecture and Trauma: An Interactive Game-Based Session (1 CLINICAL CEU)

Session 302 Etrena Gerard, DCFs and Lacy Simms, LCSW-BACS - Assessing Child Safety (1 General CEU)

Session 303 Janelle Brown, Project Celebration - Building Safe Homes: Strategies for Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Prevention (not approved)

Session 304 Sheri Eastridge, LDH - Louisiana ACE Educator Program and Parent Talk: Parents Can Prevent ACEs (1 General CEU)

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm Closing Keynote Elizabeth Power, MEd - Empowering Families and Caregivers: Understanding Trauma and Approaches to Child Abuse Prevention - (1 General CEU) 

Hotel Accommodations:

A courtesy block of rooms has been reserved for LCTF Child Abuse Prevention Conference attendees at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lafayette at 2340 West Congress Street. Use this link to reserve your room with group code FUND24 at a rate of $107++ per night.  The deadline to reserve hotel accommodations is April 4th. You will need a credit card to hold the reservation.  The phone number for the Hilton Garden Inn in Lafayette is 337 291 1977.

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