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Plenary Session Materials

1. The Impact of Maltreatment on the Developing Child
Dr. Bruce D. Perry, Child Trauma Academy
No Power Point
Handouts:

Maltreatment and the Developing Child
The Power of Early Childhood
What Childhood Neglect Tells Us About Nature and Nurture

2. Mind Changers: Alcohol and Drugs 
Dr. Cardwell C. Nuckols, Nuckols & Associates, LLC
Power Point:
Mind Changers: Alcohol and Drugs
No Handouts

3. Child Protection Response Continuum: Program Overview and Research Findings
David Thompson, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Tony Loman and Gary Siegel, Institute of Applied Research

Power Point:
Child Protection Response Continuum: Program Overview and Research Findings
Handout:
Extended Follow-up Study of Minnesota’s Family Assessment Response

4. The Role of Race and Culture in Substance Abuse and Child Abuse and Neglect
Dr. Kathy Sanders-Phillips, Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities
Power Point:
The Role of Race and Culture in Substance Abuse and Child Abuse and Neglect
No Handouts

5.   Cultural Considerations as it Relates to Child Protection
Don Coyhis, President and Founder, White Bison
Power Point:
Cultural Considerations as it Relates to Child Protection
No Handouts

6.   The STARS Program: Sacramento County Dependency Drug Court
Jeffrey Pogue, Director, Bridges, Sacramento County, California
Steven Nelson, Parent’s Attorney, Sacramento County, California
Dana Martinez, Recovery Specialist, Sacramento County, California
Vivian Hudspeth, Parent Client, Sacramento County, California

Power Point:
STARS Program: Drug Court
No Handouts

7.   H.O.P.E. – How Our Potential Explodes
Paul Bernabei and Tom Cody, Top 20 Training
Power Point:
How Are Potential Explodes
No Handouts