10th Anniversary LAPEN Summit for Parent Educators and LA MIECHV Annual Meeting

Trauma Hurts: Balancing Recovery with Self Care

April 4-5, 2017 - Tracy Center, Baton Rouge

You are invited to attend the 2017 10th Anniversary LAPEN Summit for Parent Educators and the Annual Conference for the Louisiana Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.  This year, the conference speakers will address different areas of trauma and recovery as it applies/relates to young children, families and early childhood professionals.  This professional development event is co-sponsored by LAPEN and LA MIECHV, who are part of the Supportive Services Team in the Bureau of Family Health, Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health.
Keynote speakers include:

  • Russell T. Jones, Ph.D.
  • Toni Bankston, LCSW
  • Jose' Rivera, J.D.
  • Sara Enos Watamura, Ph.D.
In addition, there will be 10 breakout sessions offering additional in-depth learning opportunities.

Get the registration brochure! Click here.
April 2017

Includes Lunch 2 Days!
2/16/17 to 3/20/2017
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Pre-registration is required. No onsite registrations will be accepted.
Registration will close on March 20, 2017
The 10th Anniversary LAPEN Summit for Parent Educators and LA MIECHV Annual Conference is being coordinated by Team Dynamics. If you have questions concerning your registration and/or payment, please call us at 985-624-3514 or send an email to Susan Shaffette at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
If you have questions concerning programmatic matters, contact Lenell Young, LAPEN Director and Early Childhood Parent Educator & Support Coordinator for the Bureau of Family Health at 225-218-5657 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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