12th Annual Keeping Children Safe Conference
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12th Annual Keeping Children Safe Conference

Registration is now closed- we have reached our seating capacity for the year.  Thank you!

2013 Topic and Speakers

The task force is pleased to welcome the following speakers for our full-day training:

Ms. Natalie Turner, MS, LMHC

From Hurt To Hope: Understanding Complex Trauma, Adversity, and Resilience

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  • If you register by October 1, 2013, a hard copy of training materials will be provided to you.  After that date you are welcome to print a copy for yourself and bring it to the conference.

General Conference Information

When: October 17, 2013

Time: Registration opens at 7:30 AM.  Conference begins at 8:30 AM. The conference will end around 4:30 PM.

The Grove Hotel in downtown Boise, ID

Cost: Free

Who Should Attend: Law enforcement personnel, social workers, attorneys, medical professionals,

CASA advocates, teachers, counselors, anyone involved in child protection

Light refreshments and water will be provided.  Ample time will be given for lunch on your own. This will be a good opportunity for networking!

Overnight guests will receive a special rate at the Grove Hotel- Guests should phone in their reservations to 1-888-961-5000. 


It is important that each guest contacts the hotel by September 25, 2013 and mention the Keeping Children Safe conference.

The hotel does provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Boise airport.


Parking at the hotel is not free and will not be validated.  Parking for a full day is $7 for overnight guests or $12 for all others.


CEUs- Participants will receive a certificate of attendance with 5 training hours.  It will be the responsibility of the 
 individual practitioner to prove the training met their licensure requirement.

POST credit- approved for 5 hours

CLE's- Pending


Deadline to apply for scholarship has been extended for a limited time!

Assistance with travel and/or lodging costs is available.  It is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.  Guests will receive a special conference rate at the Grove Hotel. Those requesting hotel assistance will need to hold their room with a personal credit card.  If the guest does not show up and fails to cancel the room during the cancelation period, the personal credit card will be charged.  If the guest checks-in, the room will be paid by the task force. To request scholarship assistance please send an email to Ms. Peper at mindy@idcartf.org with the subject line CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP. Include the following information:






Specific request- for mileage stipend or airfare reimbursement  and/or hotel assistance.  Meals, car rentals, and parking will not be reimbursed.

Estimated amount of request

Training Materials

Materials will be made available at the end of the conference-- please check back then.