Annual Conference

2024 Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Conference

April 15-17, 2024

Hilton Garden Inn (Edmond Convention Center)

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.

 2024 Conference documents provided by presenters are included below:


Alexa, Can I Put My Kid in Time-Out? - PDF

Building A World Worth Living In (Plenary) - PDF 

Centering Parent Voice in Co-Design - PDF

Child Development, Early Trauma, and Reporting Abuse - PDF

Effects of Domestic Violence on Children - PDF

Enhancing Community Response to Child Abuse and Neglect - PDF

Ethics and Decision-Making in Professional Practice - PDF

Handout - Pediatric Strangulation - PDF

ICWA and CAC's - PDF

Impact of Prenatal Substance Use - PDF

Latino Community Development Agency - PDF 

OICA - Who We Are and What We Do - PDF

Overview of the Deprived Court Process - PDF

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy - PDF

Parenting Resources - PDF

PSB Placement and Safety Planning - PDF

PSB Professional Resources (NCSBY) - PDF

Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations - PDF

Risky Sexual Behavior Within TF-CBT - PDF

Secondary Traumatic Stress - PDF

The Children's Advocacy Center Model - PDF

Truth and Consequences of Corporal Punishment - PDF

Understanding Forensic Interviews - PDF






Oklahoma Children’s Justice Act Advisory

Task Force Board on Child Abuse and Neglect


Oklahoma State Department of Health


District Attorney's Council


Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth




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.