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Annual Conference

The 2017 PCSAO Annual Conference is a statewide child protection training event that 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 September 27-29 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Columbus.

Call for Presenters

The conference will focus on efforts to highlight collective knowledge and best practice in child protection that lead to improving the outcomes and increased well-being for children, youth and families. 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

At our Annual Conference, PCSAO recognizes the achievements of PCSA supervisors, caseworkers, and support staff, as well as local journalists whose work has made extraordinary contributions toward promoting safe children, stable families and supportive communities. PCSAO also celebrates children/youth and families who have been served by Ohio’s public children services agencies. 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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

We are inviting you to be a part of our annual event by exhibiting and sponsoring at the conference. The conference provides you with a great opportunity to market your business and services to child protection agencies from across the state. The conference attracts more than 500 child welfare professionals from all over Ohio. These caseworkers, supervisors, directors and key stakeholders are representing public and private children services agencies, state offices, courts, and universities. 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!