Tuesday, August 23

4 TO 6:30 P.M.

Early Registration

Wednesday, August 24

7 TO 8:30 A.M.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 TO 9:30 A.M.

Welcome and Opening Plenary

9:30 TO 10:30 A.M.

Morning Keynote Address

Janet Taylor, M.D., MPH

10:30 TO 10:45 A.M.


10:45 TO 11:45 AM

Workshop Sessions

Empowering Children and Adults with Transformational Social Emotional Learning: An Introduction to Conscious Discipline

Susan Kirby and Joy Venable

Family Resource Centers: The Best Kept Secret

Nora Curiel-Munoz, CHW; Kelley Ezell; Liv Hayes; Jessica McKinney; Carolyn Wilson

Mindful Self-Care RX

Janet Taylor, M.D., MPH

Preventing Role Burnout through Strategic Self-Care

Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW, LICSW

Serving Families Together: Enhancing Communication and Collaboration of Home Visiting Programs with Other Family Service Providers

Mari Birchmore, MSN, R.N.; Michelle Cunningham, R.N.; Riley Czekalski

The Impact of Intergenerational Trauma on Marginalized Youth

Dinah Taylor, LMFTA
11:45 A.M. TO 12:45 P.M.

Lunch Break

12:45 P.M TO 1:45 P.M.

Workshop Sessions

Emotional Resiliency and How to Avoid the Big Temptation

Michelle Cummings, M.S.

Hello Family Spartanburg: Transforming Systems with Universal and Tiered Home Visiting Support

April Miller and Kaitlin Watts

Helping Adults Reframe Young Children’s Behavior to Promote Child Well-Being through Functional Behavior Assessment

Ellyn Andrews and Stephanie McAvoy, M.Ed.

Including Parents with Disabilities

Kimberly Tissot, MSW

Strong Fathers, Stronger Families

Marc Himes, MSW

Team-Based Approaches to Stress Reduction

Anna Lindberg Cedar, MPA, LCSW, LICSW
1:45 TO 2 P.M.


2 TO 3 P.M.

Workshop Sessions

Building Understanding of ACEs within a School District

Aleca Queen, LISW-CP and Carrie Zimmerman

Community Doulas: Providing Health Adjacent Home Visiting Services that Decrease Child Maltreatment

Molly Chappell-McPhail, LMSW, CD(DONA) and Amber Pendergraph-Leak, CD(DONA), CLC, CHW, CMA

Connecting Children and Families to Social Service Resources through Community Collaboration

Chris Douglas, Jeff Leieritz and Amelia Wilks

South Carolina’s Two Generation Approach: Creating Community Conditions for Whole Family Flourishing

Rachel Hatton-Moore, LMSW and Doug Taylor, MPH

Substance Use and Addiction: The Impact on Families, Child Health and Well-Being

Michelle Cunningham, R.N.

The Responsible Father Registry

Christopher Emanuel
3 TO 3:15 P.M.


3:15 TO 4:15 P.M.

Afternoon Keynote Address

Michelle Cummings, M.S.

4:15 TO 5 P.M.

Closing Plenary Session: First Day Wrap-Up and Reflection

5:30 TO 7:30 P.M.

Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Primrose School of Greenville

Thursday, August 25

8 TO 9 A.M.

Registration and Breakfast

9 TO 10 A.M.

Workshop Sessions

Advocacy 101

Phillip Cease

Connecting with Children who have Challenging Behaviors

Christopher Emanuel

Disciplining without Damaging: The Dangers of Exclusionary Discipline


Equity in Action: An Overview and Discussion of an AMCHP Designated “Promising Practice” Home Visiting Model

Mayra Lubov and Mike Young

Raising the Adolescence Voice for Crossover Youth

Nina Spinelli, MPA

Resilience Building: Environment, Language and Behaviors

Ashton Tisdale, LISW-CP, LAC, AADC, MAC
10 TO 10:15 A.M.


10:15 TO 11:15 A.M.

Final Keynote Address

Dawn Staley

11:15 A.M. TO 12:15 P.M.

Closing Plenary Session: Conference Wrap-up Challenge and Reflection Activity

12:15 TO 1 P.M.

Lunch to Go