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2020 Partnerships for Well-Being Institute

"Visioning an Integrated Future"

Wednesday-Friday, June 3-5 2020
Hyatt Regency, Anaheim/Garden Grove

We are excited to announce the 11th Partnerships for Well-Being Institute, Visioning an Integrated Future, June 3-5, 2020. By learning from and with each other, we can create a culturally relevant and trauma-informed system of care that strengthens the voice and choice of the child, youth and family, and builds consensus around their strengths and needs in service planning and delivery. We will vision an integrated future, working to improve and enhance the well-being for children, youth, families, communities and tribes.
This includes professionals in the fields of:

  • Child Welfare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Early Childhood
  • Education
  • Probation
  • Providers (Community Partners)
  • Resource Families
  • Tribal Communities

Building a network for better practice

The Partnerships for Well-Being Institute is an opportunity to:

  • learn new skills
  • build a network of support by learning with and learning from one another
  • strengthen working relationships with families, informal supports and professional partners
  • examine and adopt practices, programs and policies that produce positive outcomes
  • enhance the role and use of parent partners

Bringing experts togetherconference attendees in the ballroom

The Partnerships For Well-Being Institute brings together experts from around the state and nationwide. From clinical experts to those putting theory into action, we will learn and share with other individuals committed to children, youth, families, communities and tribes.

Keynote Speakers and Presenters

Bryant T. Marks will be a keynote speaker! Other speakers will be added as they are confirmed.

Bryant T. Marks, Sr., Ph.D., is a minister, researcher, trainer and award-winning educator. His personal and professional mission is to develop the knowledge, wisdom and skills of others that will allow them to reach their full potential and live their lives with purpose and passion. Marks is the founder and chief training officer of the National Training Institute on Race and Equity and he is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Morehouse College. He served on President Obama’s Board of Advisors with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and as senior advisor with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He was a contributor and trainer with the Obama Administration’s My Brother’s Keeper and 21st Century Policing programs. He has provided implicit bias training to over 2,000 police chiefs and executives via a series of briefings at the White House in 2016, and several thousand patrol officers in local police departments including the entire Los Angeles Police Department. He has also provided training related to diversity and implicit bias to individuals in education (K-12 and higher education), corporations, philanthropy, non-profits, local and federal government and several other sectors.

2020 Institute at a Glance

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

7:00-9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:15 a.m. Opening Plenary Session and Keynote Address
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session A
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30-3:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session B
3:30-5:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session C

Thursday, June 4, 2020

7:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:00 a.m. Plenary Session
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session D
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30-2:30 p.m. Plenary Session
3:00-4:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session E

Friday, June 5, 2020

7:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:15 a.m. Plenary Session
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Concurrent Workshops—Session F

Hotel Informationhyatt hotel

The Institute will be held at Hyatt Regency in Garden Grove, 11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840; phone: (714) 750-1234

Professional Credit: Partnerships for Well-Being Institute

BBS: This institute will be certified for 13 hours of continuing education credit. 

BRN: The institute will be certified for 13 hours of continuing education for registered nurses. Please note that BRN credit can only be given for all 13 hours of completion. No partial credit can be given. will be charged for continuing education credit.

STC Credit: This institute will be certified for 13 hours of STC credit for probation officers. 

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Registration opens in November!

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