Friday September 16, 2016 at 8:30 AM EDT
Saturday September 17, 2016 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Emmanuel Church 
3800 Old Town Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

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Sonia Hinds 
Barstow Acres Children's Center 

2016 Annual Parent & Professional Empowerment Conference:

Parents & Professionals Together Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of Children & Families"

Register before September 13th to save $10 per day!

Keynote Speakers:

DAY 1: Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD: Critical Findings and Updating What We Know

Angela M. Bollich, PhD

DAY 2: Imago Relationship Therapy: Healing Your Marriage/Committed Relationship

Suzanna Hillegass, RN, LCSW, Certified Imago Couples Therapist, Advanced Clinician

Who should attend?

Parents, mental health professionals, teachers, daycare providers, school guidance counselors, clergy, foster parents, caregivers and anyone who could benefit.


This annual, one-of-a-kind parent & professional conference will provide valuable information about mental health and related behavioral challenges in children and adolescents.  Learn about signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria, treatment modalities, teaching/parenting strategies and available resources.  Additionally, you will have an opportunity to get your questions answered, network with professionals and have a great learning experience.

Following the keynote speakers break-out sessions begin.  There are many interesting topics and amazing presenters to choose from.  See class schedule and descriptions here:

Class Schedule and Descriptions

Complete class registration form and return to us via mail or email after registering and paying online by clicking the "Register Now!" button at the bottom of this page.

Class Registration Form (click me!)

**MUST fill out the above form to: register for individual classes (all participants must select the classes they plan on attending), pay for CE/Clock Hours to CBPS, and select lunch.**

Vendors will be available with great resources and there will be a silent auction!

Interested in becoming a vendor? Click here:  Vendor Application

Cost: Click register now button at bottom for prices. SAVE $10 by registering before Sept. 13, 2016!



Continuing Education:  

Social Workers/Psychologists/MFCCs CE Hours: 6 per day

NBCC: 6 Clock Hours/0.6 CEUs per day

APT Hours: 3.75 hours total available

CBPS is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs; CBPS is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. CBPS solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Provider #5763; approved by the National Association of School 

ADA Accommodations: Please let us know at least three weeks in advance of ADA needs.

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation must be received in our office at least ten working days prior to the training. A $25.00 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. Otherwise, a voucher will be given. If you do not notify us a minimum of ten business days prior to the training of your intent to cancel, you will not receive a refund or credit.

Sponsored by: 

 Barstow Acres Children Center

A 501(c)3 United Way Member Agency

Co-Sponsored by:

Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars