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We are excited to lauch our first virtual conference! Please find the Attendee Packet HERE

Please email training@machildrensalliance.org with any questions throughout the conference.


Massachusetts Children's Alliance is pleased to announce our 

 10th Annual Statewide Conference

 Healing, Hope and Justice: An Advanced Conversation

Join us for a full day of learning, professional development, and networking for professionals working with child victims of abuse and exploitation, including those in child advocacy, law enforcement, child forensic interviewing, social work, prosecution, child protective services, victim advocacy, medical providers, mental health, probation, and more!

Feature Keynote Speaker Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., RP., CCC.   Compassion Fatigue Specialist; Co- Executive Director, TEND 


Françoise is co-executive director of TEND, whose aim is to offer consulting and training to professionals on topics related to secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout, self-care, wellness and organizational health. Françoise is a Registered Psychotherapist and a subject matter expert on topics related to compassion fatigue and secondary trauma. Her experience stems from over 20+ years as a mental health professional, working as a crisis counsellor and trauma specialist in university counselling, military, law enforcement and other community mental health environments. Since 2001, Françoise has given hundreds of seminars on compassion fatigue and secondary trauma across North America to thousands of professionals in the fields of health care, mental health, law enforcement, the criminal justice system, military, human trafficking, child welfare and other similar high-stress, trauma-exposed professions. She has presented at the International Symposium on Child Abuse, the San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, the LAPD, Mount Sinai Hospital, the Chief Coroner’s Office of Ontario, and many other agencies who do high-stress trauma-exposed work.

Françoise is one of the founding members of the Secondary Traumatic Stress Consortium. Françoise is the author of “The Compassion Fatigue Workbook” which was published by Routledge in 2012 as well as several articles and publications.

Registration is open- New Lower Rate!

Registration fees will be $75 for our new virtual format. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Social Work and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) are available for no additional cost.

If you had registered at the $150 rate, the MACA team will be reaching out to registrants on next steps to bring a colleague for free or for refund. 

Conference Schedule:

Questions? Contact: Grace Lee * 617.573.9800 * glee@machildrensalliance.org

Visit www.machildrensalliance.org to learn more about MACA