Join CFC at the 4th Annual Family Resilience Conference

Join CFC at the 4th Annual Family Resilience Conference

On the Road to Resilience: Mapping Your Family’s Journey

Registration is Free!

When: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m., The program begins at 8:45 a.m.
Where: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Program Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.    Registration and Visit Exhibitors

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.    Welcome and Community of Hope Award Presentation

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   Keynote and Audience Q&A – Patrick J. Kennedy

Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy The nation’s leading political voice on mental illness, addiction and other brain diseases affecting millions of Americans each year

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Book Signing and/or Visit Exhibitors/Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Workshops:

1)    Caring for the Family

2)    Navigating Roadblocks to Resilience

3)    Parenting with a Disability presented by Child and Family Connections’ Executive Director, Evan Kaplan & Staff
Raising children in today’s world is challenging. Parents raising children while dealing with their own struggles with mental illness, addiction, or other disabilities face a whole other set of obstacles. Evan Kaplan, father, recovering addict with bipolar disorder shares tips, techniques, and life lessons learned during his parenting journey.

4)    Planning for Your Child’s Future

5)    Medication Management and the Brain

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Lunch, Networking, and Visit Exhibitors

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.    Workshops:

1)    Caring for the Family

2)    Navigating Roadblocks to Resilience

3)    Parenting with a Disability presented by Child and Family Connections’ Executive Director, Evan Kaplan & Staff
Raising children in today’s world is challenging. Parents raising children while dealing with their own struggles with mental illness, addiction, or other disabilities face a whole other set of obstacles. Evan Kaplan, father, recovering addict with bipolar disorder shares tips, techniques, and life lessons learned during his parenting journey.

4)    Planning for Your Child’s Future

5)    Medication Management and the Brain

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break and Visit Exhibitors

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Town Hall and Advocacy Panel featuring parents of children with special needs

4:00 p.m.  End

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