(Dateline July 1, 2014)

The Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia’s 8th Annual World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse Conference will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Macon Marriott Conference Center in Macon, Georgia.

CACGA’s World Day conference is the most comprehensive child maltreatment in Georgia, with expert local and national trainings provided workshops on topics that impact all multidisciplinary team members:  prosecution, law enforcement, medical, social services, and mental health.

Registration will begin  August 7, 2014, on the CACGA website.

“We are extremely excited about this year’s program,” CACGA CEO Andrew Agatston said.  “Our presenters include Stacie LeBlanc, a former prosecutor who is now the department manager of the Audrey Hepburn CARE Center at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans and the executive director of the New Orleans CAC.  We also will welcome Jeffrey Dion, one of the foremost victim advocates in the nation and the Executive Director of the National Center for Victims of Crime in Washington D.C.

“Our agenda is going to be loaded with important information designed to make an impact on the professionals who fight child maltreatment as well as community members, colleges and universities, and the faith community.”

More information about World Day will be provided on this website in the coming days and weeks.