Annual Conference

2020 Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Conference

March 31 - April 2, 2020    *  Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center - Edmond, OK

This conference is for all multi-disciplinary professionals who work in the field of child abuse and neglect. Attendees will learn best practices in the area of their discipline so they can provide services to children and their caregivers affected by child maltreatment with the intent of reducing trauma to the children and their caregivers.

Registration for the 2020 Conference is open.  

Here is the registration link:  

Sessions available at the 2020 conference will include:

Painless Parenting


Serving Traumatized LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ Youth and Juvenile Justice

Hidden Caregivers

Critical Thinking

Adversity, Positive Parenting, and Biology

Promoting Resilience in Under-served Maternal Populations

Domestic Violence

Gender Diverse Youth Promoting Resilience

Intimate Partner Violence

Children of Incarcerated Parents: Turning Tears of Trauma into Hearts of Hope

Strategies Promoting Resilience in Oklahoma’s Classrooms



Enhancing Behavioral and Emotional Health

And many more!




Oklahoma Children’s Justice Act Advisory

Task Force Board on Child Abuse and Neglect


Oklahoma State Department of Health




Conference Goals

To provide professionals who work in the area of child maltreatment with current research and best practices to better respond and provide appropriate services to children and their caregivers in the area of child maltreatment.

Conference Objectives

Attendees will be able to

  • Learn current best practices in the areas of child maltreatment.
  • Recognize and be more aware of signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and substance abuse exposed children.
  • Raise awareness of the importance of cultural competencies in day-to-day activities.