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Bair partners with Slippery Rock University for Tapestry: Western Regional Conference

The Bair Foundation will be hosting their first Western Region Conference through a collaborated effort with Slippery Rock University’s Department of Social Work.

On October 11 and 12, 2012, the staff of The Bair Foundation – New Wilmington office will be hosting a regional training at Slippery Rock University called “Tapestry – Where Each Piece is Essential”. Several training opportunities will be available over a two day period to provide child welfare professionals, teachers, foster parents, and law enforcement professionals with the fundamental concepts needed when working with children, youth, and families. Trainings will focus on awareness, knowledge, and the importance of working together to stabilize homes & strengthen families. A variety of relevant topics will be presented by experts in the field.

Opening the conference will be keynote speaker Roseann Perry, Director of the Bureau of Child and Family Services. Under her leadership the Bureau is primarily responsible for monitoring the delivery of services by county and private children and youth social service agencies throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. They work closely with the Bureau of Policy and Program Development to ensure that county and private provider operations are guided by best practice standards and in conformity with state and federal mandates.

Slippery Rock University Social Work Department, an accredited and Pennsylvania provider of social work continuing education is providing up to 12 CEUs for any Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker who attends. The Bair Foundation will be providing training certificates for individuals to take back to their employers for training credit.

If you have questions regarding the CEU (continuing education units) process or would like to receive a comprehensive list of the trainings that will be offered, contact: The Bair Foundation, 245 High Street, New Wilmington, Pa, 16142 or call 724-946-2220.