Upcoming Conferences


May 19-20 | Seventh Annual Trauma-Informed Care Summit | Supporting the Trauma-Informed Principles of Care: Safety, Empowerment, Voice and Choice

Thank you for your interest in the Seventh Annual Trauma-Informed Care Summit! 

Please stay tuned as we consider virtual options for May 19-20 and re-scheduling options for the day of Pre-Conference Learning Communities.

View and Download the full Pre-Conference Learning Communities Agenda at this link 

June 17-19 | 2nd Annual Hope 4 the Wounded Conference

@ Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris | 409 Altair Parkway | Westerville, Ohio

Featuring National and State Keynote Speakers Dr. Joe Hendershott, Hope 4 the Wounded, Miranda Beard, Past President, National School Boards Association, and Todd Waites, True Rockstars Don't Hate, as well as more than 20 breakout workshop sessions.





Pre-Conference Afternoon Session:  Dr. Joe & Dardi Hendershott will team up to expand on their new book release, Supporting the Wounded Educator: A Trauma-Sensitive Approach to Self-Care. This pre-conference workshop will explore a practitioner-based path forward in the personal health and success of those working with wounded students. Participants will examine core strategies and challenge points for implementing effective self-care as well as discover their role in a successful team. This workshop is recommended for teachers and school administrators as well as child advocacy professionals in any capacity.

SPONSOR and Exhibitor Opportunities:

 April 20-21 | 44th Annual Spring Conference

 @ Marriott Columbus University Area | 3100 Olentangy River Road | Columbus, Ohio

Featuring National and State Keynote Speakers Dr. Michael Ungar, Superintendent Paolo DeMaria, Lt Gov Jon Husted and more than 35 Workshop Sessions!  View and download the full DRAFT Agenda at this link.

The Ohio Children’s Alliance Spring Conference is currently being postponed for later rescheduling, due to the public health emergency in our state.  We will soon be in touch with registered attendees, speakers, and sponsors about next steps.  We apologize for the inconvenience this announcement may cause.  We are following direction from Governor DeWine to limit large indoor gatherings.  Read the Governor’s news release HERE. 

SAVE THE DATE | 2020 FALL Conference | October 19-20, 2020 | Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris