Every year, BACC along with Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars, co-sponsor a conference for parents and mental health professionals. Funds raised from this conference is used to advance the various programs of Barstow Acres Children Center.
Annual/Professional Empowerment Conference
This annual one-of-a-kind parent & professional conference will provide valuable information about Developmental Disorders and related behavioral challenges in children and adolescents. Learn about signs, 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.
In 2013, the focus of the conference is Understanding and Treating Substance Abuse with Carol Porto, Owner of Carol Porto Treatment Center and DSM-V Update on Developmental Disorders in Children with Angela Bollich, PhD.
Conference to be held on November 8 & 9, at Emmanuel Church. More details to follow.