Every year, CAPC holds a conference focused on an area of child abuse prevention, presented by experts in the content area.

The conferences are open to to anyone who wants to get a more in-depth education on the topic, as well a tools to respond.

The conference is named after Cynthia Lockhart Mummery, LMFT, a long time clinical director at Tulare Youth Service Bureau and CAPC member who was an advocate for abused and neglected children for 18 years. Cynthia was the heart of the Tulare Youth Bureau until her death in 2002. A member of the Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council, she was instrumental  in bringing quality child sexual abuse treatment to Tulare County in the 1980s.

Our Annual CLM Conference took place

November 18th, 2020.

We had an incredible day of learning and discussion about the topic of Intergenerational Trauma.

Intergenerational trauma is a psychological term which asserts that trauma can be transferred in between generations. After a first generation of survivors experiences trauma, they are able to transfer their trauma to their children and future generations.

You are invited to spend the day with the Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council as they present:
- The Honorable Judge Abby Abinanti, the first native person to become a barred attorney in the state of California, as she discusses how restorative justice is just one narrow part of resolving the failure of the legal system to address generational trauma.
- Rene Howitt, author and founder of COPE24, shares her goal to impress upon our youth the need for change by sharing both the pros and cons of how the current educational system works. We must  have an understanding of the current to make successful changes for our future.
Michael Belh will share his i
nspirational story of the struggle from Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs) to success, from jail to Rutgers and 2 Division Sports, From Addict to Ironman Triathlete.
- and Keynote Speaker, Liz Huntley. This Alabama author who overcame nightmarish events and tremendous adversity during her childhood become a successful attorney, motivational speaker and member of the Auburn University Board of Trustees. Liz will share important information about understanding intergenerational trauma in our work with families and communities.

Contact Tulare County Child Abuse Prevention Council to sponsor or for more information at info@tularecountycapc.org or call 559-735-0456.

 

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