Advocating for safe children, stable families, and supportive communities
37 West Broad Street, Suite 1100
Columbus, OH 43215 — 614-224-5802

Annual Conference

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The theme for this year’s conference is “Everyday Heroes,” inspired by children services caseworkers and others who dedicate their careers to protecting children and strengthening families. The conference is dedicated entirely to strengthening the child protective services workforce through shared knowledge and promoting best practices and policy that lead to improving the outcomes and increased well-being for children, youth and families. The conference will be held Sep. 27-29 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Columbus.

Call for Presenters

The conference is an outstanding opportunity for you to make a valuable contribution to the advancement of child protection practices in Ohio. We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the conference. The deadline for submission is May 1. Download Call for Presenters.

Award Nominations

We are inviting all 88 PCSAs to nominate their outstanding staff and rising stars. The deadline for our award nominations is June 15 . Download the award nomination forms: Professional Awards, and Youth and Family Awards.

Make Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees. Please identify that you are a part of PCSAO’s conference when making your reservation. The group code is PCS. To receive the group rate, please make your reservation by September 5. Make your room reservation online or call 614.885.3334.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are inviting you to be a part of our annual event by exhibiting and sponsoring at the conference. This conference offers you the opportunity to interact one-on-one with individuals who are working in and involved with child welfare and more. View the conference sponsorship opportunities. Sponsorship opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to register online today!

2017 Conference Sponsors