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November 2008Vol. 9, No. 9PREVENT Child Maltreatment Institute

Child abuse prevention professionals are encouraged to consider the latest training opportunity from the PREVENT Child Maltreatment Institute, Chapel Hill, NC. The 2009 institute, Enhancing Leadership in Child Maltreatment Prevention, will offer intensive training sessions and coaching to experienced, multi-organizational prevention teams. The institute will include:

  • Three days of onsite coursework and team-based activities (February 16-18, 2009)
  • A 6-month team project back home with an experienced coach to apply new skills
  • Three more days of onsite courses and team presentations (September 2009)

Teams and individuals will learn to create sustainable strategies for preventing child maltreatment. Sessions are designed by experienced faculty with a special emphasis on application of skills to each team's goals. Letters of intent (encouraged but not required) are due November 14, 2008. The application deadline is December 10, 2008.