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An animated image of snowflakes in various shades of blue and white.The 19th National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect has opened registration for virtual participation webcasts, which will broadcast live from the New Orleans conference venue. Join featured presenters, colleagues and friends in helping to profoundly shape public policy, research, and practice in child maltreatment and child welfare.

A special Twitter Chat will immediately follow each webcast session so all participants have an opportunity to communicate directly with the presenters. Follow the online Twitter conversation and participate @19NCCAN hashtag #19NCCAN. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you can easily obtain one by visiting and signing up. Making Meaningful Connections has never been easier!

Register for the live webcasts at: .
Separate registration is required for each webcast session.

A colorful mosaic that shows a family with the words Making Meaningful Connections.WEBCAST #1 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014  |  9:00 to 10:30 a.m. CDT 

Opening Plenary - Persuasive Claims: CAPTA's Myths, Memories, and Evidence followed by Twitter Chat
Recognition of 2014 Commissioner’s Award recipients
Presenters: Tom Birch  |  Deborah Daro

WEBCAST #2 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014  |  2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CDT

Mini-Plenary – Transformational Leadership: Move from Busy to Effective with the Science of the Positive followed by Twitter Chat
Presenters: Jeff Linkenbach  | Bob Sege

WEBCAST #3 - Thursday, May 1, 2014 | 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. CDT

Plenary - Why, When We Know So Much, Do We Do So Little? Overcoming Early Childhood Adversity followed by Twitter Chat
Presentation of Parents Anonymous® and National Alliance of Children’s Trust & Prevention Fund Awards
Presenters: Nadine Burke Harris  |  Larry Adelman  |  Howard Spivak

WEBCAST #4 - Thursday, May 1, 2014 | 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. CDT

Mini-Plenary – New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research: Moving the Field Forward followed by Twitter Chat
Presenters: Anne Petersen  |  Deborah Daro  |  Howard Davidson  |  Joan Zlotnik

WEBCAST #5 - Friday, May 2, 2014 | 12:00 noon  to 1:15 p.m. CDT

Closing Plenary – Lessons for Connectors on Overcoming Trauma and Building Resiliency followed by Twitter Chat
Presentation of National Kempe Scientific Impact Award
Presenters: Joy Osofsky  |  D.J. Markey

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