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When: Tuesday May 1, 2018


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Sheraton Framingham Hotel 

Conference Center

1657 Worcester Road

Framingham, MA 01701

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MACA is pleased to announce our 8th Annual Statewide Conference 

Healing, Hope and Justice: An Advanced Conversation 

Featuring a keynote from: Mary Mazzio, Writer/Director/Producer of the documentary film I AM JANE DOE  and Jessica Soto, Ropes & Gray Associate featured in the film, which chronicles the battle on behalf of victims of child sex trafficking on the classified advertising website, Backpage. 

Join us for a full day of education on best practices and innovative methodologies for responding to children who have experienced sexual or physical abuse, and opportunities for professional development and  networking with national experts and colleagues from accross the state.

Also featuring breakout workshops on the following topics:

  • Technology Investigations of Child Pornography and Trafficking
  • Vicarious Trauma and Resiliency
  • Interviewing Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
  • Mental Health Treatment for Child Victims of Abuse and Exploitation
  • Sentinel Injuries
  • Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse

Early Bird Registration Rate: $150 per person (available through March 31st)

CEUs for Social Work, Nursing, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors available for an additional $25 per person. 

MACA has a conference room block at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, at the special rate of $135 per night (plus tax). To reserve a room, please call the Sheraton reservations line at 888-627-7184 and mention the Massachusetts Children's Alliance (Group ID: 35684).  The room block will be open until April 13th. 

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