JOINING FORCES: Get Ready, He’s Coming Home: Reunification and the Juvenile Sex Offender

Many juvenile sex offenders will return home after treatment. Reunification with their family poses many clinical issues for the offender, family and victim. Treatment providers for the offender and victim must work together to make this transition safe and successful. This workshop will focus on family reunification when the victim is a family member. Reunification of the family, offender and victim should be approached with great caution. A plan must be set forth with the treatment providers and family to ensure continuity. The treatment providers must ensure emotional and physical safety concerns are addressed. Written protocols allow the treatment provider, family and court a clear picture of the process.

This session will be presented by Dan Powers on Monday, November 12 from 1:15 until 2:45 pm. Dan Powers is also Monday’s opening keynote speaker. Click to read more about the keynote titled, “It’s Not Easy Being Green, or Doing THIS for a Living… Wellness/Survival and the Multi Disciplinary Team Approach to Child Abuse!” He is also presenting “Working with Non-offending Parents in Child Sexual Abuse Cases” from 10:15 until 11:45 am.

Dan Powers is a clinical social worker and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Clinical Director for Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County in Plano, Texas. He supervises a staff of 22 therapists and clinical interns providing no cost services to victims of child abuse and family violence as well as their non-offending family members. As Senior VP he is responsible for clinical operations and program development as well as directing the Advocacy Center’s clinical internship and training program. Dan has over 20 years of experience working within the field of child abuse, sex offenders and family violence.

Our 25th Annual JOINING FORCES Conference is only ONE WEEK AWAY!

Visit our website to register or call our at 1-800-CHILDREN. Don’t miss this wonderful training. Parent scholarships and discounted two-day rates are available.

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