2008 National Conference Virtual Exhibit Hall
- ABA Educational Art - Entrance
We feature the work of George E. Miller II, and specialize in educational & multicultural art lithograph prints for schools, classrooms, offices & gifts, including "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Inspires the Nation."
- Administration on Children, Youth and Families - Booth 34
Grant review is a critical step in the funding process of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF). It is designed to select the best programs for funding out of a competitive field of applicants. The ACYF is recruiting qualified professionals to serve as reviewers and panel chairpersons to evaluate grant applications.
- Boys Town - Booth 15
Boys Town provides a system of care to girls and boys ages 10-17. Our programs provide youth with treatment and care in our long-term residential family-style setting. Boys Town has been designated by America's Promise Foundation as one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People."
- Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services/United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - Booth 36
Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services strengthens the capacity of child welfare and refugee service providers across the U.S. to ensure the successful development of migrating children, youth, and their families by providing technical assistance (TA) that is locally driven, builds long-term capacity and promotes collaboration at the local, regional and national levels. BRYCS offers the only online Clearinghouse on migration and child welfare, which contains over 2,000 resources. BRYCS has produced over 30 publications, including four Toolkits on parenting, positive youth development, child welfare, and child care. Professional social workers and researchers are available for one-on-one consultations and training.
- CARF International - SPONSOR - Booth 16
CARF, International is a private, non-profit accrediting body established in 1966. Almost 5,000 organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe and South America have earned CARF accreditation for 38,500 programs. Almost 5,800 of these programs serve children and adolescents. To learn more about the CARF accreditation opportunities, process and standards, stop by the CARF booth.
- Casey Family Programs - SPONSOR - Booths 28 & 29
For more than 40 years, Casey Family Programs has worked to provide, improve, and ultimately prevent the need for foster care. We are a Seattle-based national operating foundation established by United Parcel Service founder, Jim Casey. We provide direct services, promote advances in child-welfare practice and policy, and offer a variety of free tools and resources for child-welfare professionals. For more information please visit www.casey.org.
- Casey Family Services - Booth 21
The direct service agency of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Services is committed to ensuring that every child in care has a lifelong connection to a family or caring adult. Established by UPS founder Jim Casey, Casey Family Services offers a broad range of permanency-focused programs throughout New England and in Baltimore, Maryland.
- ChildTrax - Booth 38
- CompuWare - Booth 17
- Council on Accreditation - SPONSOR - Booth 25
Founded in 1977, the Council on Accreditation is an international, independent, not-for-profit accreditor of social and behavioral healthcare services, and is one of the three leading accreditors of such service providers. Over 1800 organizations -voluntary, public and proprietary, local and statewide, large and small-have either successfully achieved COA accreditation or are currently engaged in the process.
- Curam Software, Inc. - Booth 73
Cúram Software is the leading provider of Social Enterprise Management (SEM) software solutions, delivering best-in-class applications for social enterprises globally including, health and human services, workforce services, and social security organizations. Using the Cúram Business Application Suite™ agencies can immediately reap the benefits of client-centric business processes and an outcomes-driven integrated service delivery model.
- D.C. Child & Family Services Agency - Booth 3
The Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the District of Columbia public agency that protects child victims, and children at risk, of abuse or neglect. CFSA has four basic functions: (1) Child Protective Services (2) Supportive Family Services (3) Foster Care and (4) Permanence.
- Defran Systems, Inc. - SPONSOR - Booths 13 & 14
A leader in the development of comprehensive and scalable case/client-related fiscal management information systems for small, medium and large human service organizations and government agencies, nationwide. Our product, Evolv-CS, is a fully integrated case, clinical and finance management software suite, which aids in enhancing overall productivity and helps service providers offer increased quality and quantity of service.
- Essential Learning - Booth 75
Essential Learning (EL) is the largest provider of E-Learning services for the behavioral health and human service industry and the exclusive vendor of the Child Welfare League of America. EL will help you reduce training costs and ensure compliance with training mandates and offers an extensive library of online courses. Discounts are available for CWLA members.
- Esteam - Booth 24
Esteam is a leading provider of software, services and expertise focused on improving the quality of human services. Designed to be used throughout the organization, Esteam offers the most comprehensive suite of software, strategic consulting services and deployment expertise for significantly improving the performance of human services organizations.
- FoodSource Plus - Booth 8
FoodSource Plus is a food and supply purchasing program that works with children and family service providers, saving them 10-35%. The FoodSource Plus program saves agencies time and money by analyzing agencies' current food and supply purchasing procedures and implementing a more cost-effective and time-efficient program specialized for that organization's unique needs and resources. Please visit the FoodSource Plus website at www.foodsourceplus.com or call Kelly Fargo for more information at 805/705-2003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Foster Care Alumni of America - Booth 32
Foster Care Alumni of America is a national non-profit organization that was founded and is led by alumni of the foster care system. The mission of FCAA is to connect the alumni community and to transform foster care policy and practice, ensuring opportunity for people in and from foster care.
- Furniture Concepts - Booth 23
TOUGH STUFF! Fluid-proof sofas, chairs, seating & mattresses. Durable, affordable beds, dressers, wardrobes, dining tables, lamps & more. We specialize in group living environments.
- Gibault, Inc. - Booth 30
Gibault, Inc. is a progressive human services organization designed to meet the needs of children, families and communities. Established in 1921, Gibault's purpose is to provide troubled children and families the opportunity to grow emotionally, educationally, spiritually, physically and socially.
- Governors State University - Booth 68
The Digital Learning Division of GSU has teamed with CWLA to produce Foster PRIDE Digital Curriculum, a CD-ROM based option for providing any-time, any-place foster parent training or for supplementing in-class training programs.
- Handel Information Technologies, Inc. - SPONSOR - Booth 22
Handel Information Technologies Inc. is one of the nation's leading providers of information solutions for human services and justice agencies. We are a dedicated team and passionate about helping our clients utilize technology to make their work more effective and efficient. We develop and deploy RiteTrack, our information solution, as well as provide our customers with consulting, support, and training services.
- Harmony Information Systems - SPONSOR - Booth 20
Harmony's enterprise framework for information management in human services combines the convenience, cost efficiency, flexibility, and ease of implementation of a COTS solution with the power of a custom application built "from the ground up."
- Hillcrest Educational Centers - Booth 12
Hillcrest's three residential treatment centers provide comprehensive therapeutic and educational services to meet the needs of hard-to-pace youth with behavioral disorders, including firesetting or sexually abusive behaviors, emotional disabilities, and PDD diagnoses. Additionally, our Intensive Treatment Unit Provides assessment and diagnostic services with 1:1 staffing in a hospital diversion-type setting.
- Hillside Family of Agencies - SPONSOR - Booth 74
See AdapaCare CottageTM a revolutionary housing design that meets NYS OFCS, OMH, and ORMDD requirements, enhances the therapeutic environment and provides a safe home-like environment for clients. The design easily adapts to changing programs and needs without costly renovations. Exteriors can be modified to fit any campus environment.
- IARCCA Outcome Measures Project - Booth 9
The primary aim of the Project is to empirically evaluate the effectiveness of programs provided to children and families. Data for the following program types is collected: Residential Care, Foster Care, Transitional and Independent Living, Home-Based, Day Treatment, Shelter Care, Crisis Stabilization, and Outpatient. The Project is in the ninth year of data collection with over 5,500 cases annually. In 2004, IARCCA began marketing the Project nationally.
- KaleidaCare Management Solutions - Booth 1
KaleidaCare is the leading web-based software provider for Child Welfare Agencies Nationwide, offering a variety of services such as client tracking, billing, staff and foster parent training, reporting, and case management, all electronically.
- Lyceum Books, Inc. - Booth 40
Publisher of books and journals for social service practitioners and students.
- Magellan Health Services - Booth 7
- MAXIMUS - Booth 10
MAXIMUS has a long history of working with human services agencies to assess child welfare practices and outcomes. Since 1975, we have been at the forefront in meeting our mission of "Helping Government Serve the People&174;." We provide products and services to all 50 states and numerous counties, cities, and other local government entities.
- MindNurture, a Teaching Strategies company - Booth 5
MindNurture, a Teaching Strategies company, provides research-validated products and services to promote optimal early learning and stimulate development during the crucial period from birth to 5 years of age.
- The Moving Forward Foundation - Booth 41
The Moving Forward Foundation provides housing, transportation, mentors, and other support services for young adults (17-25) who have aged out of foster care and aspire to attend a college program.
- NAPPI International - Booth 6
Using the best and most effective adult learning techniques, NAPPI will provide up-to-date skills that are safe, effective, and humane tools to assist everyone who has interactions with, custody of, or responsibility for, vulnerable, difficult, challenging, or dangerous people.
- National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges with the Permanency Planning - Booth 35
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the nation's juvenile courts and systems and raising awareness of issues that affect children and their families by providing training, technical assistance, and research to courts, judges and their staff.
- National Foster Parent Association - Booth 70
The National Foster Parent Association is a non-profit, volunteer organization that represents foster families nationwide.
- The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center - Booth 42
The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) is the nation's "first stop shop" in providing information, resources, and training on healthy marriage to experts, researchers, policy makers, media, marriage educators, couples and individuals, program providers, and others.
- National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) - Booths 47 & 48
The largest organization, public or private, focused on Indian child welfare issues and providing training, technical assistance, and advocacy in the field of Indian child welfare services.
- National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse - Booths 45 & 46
The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse supports the Administration for Children and Families' Office of Family Assistance's efforts to assist States and communities to promote and support Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Marriage by providing access to publications, timely information on fatherhood issues, and targeted resources and technical assistance to OFA-funded grantees.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Booth 2
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
- Parenting with Love and Limits® - Booth 26
Parenting with Love and Limits® is the first evidence-based program to combine parent education groups with "coaching" (family therapy sessions) and is designed for adolescents with extreme emotional or behavioral problems. We partner with you, the treatment provider, to offer you this successful model program.
- Progressive OutcomesTM - Booth 18
Progressive OutcomesTM proudly presents Paradigm Software© to organizations, helping them manage their assessment, treatment planning, documentation, billing and audits. The Digital Signatures feature allows agencies to move toward a paperless way of doing business, while helping them maintain the compliance required by state and federal regulatory bodies, replacing signed paper documents with electronic records.
- SafeAssuredTM Community Solutions - Booth 11
Be Different. Be Visible. Be Involved. Protect your youth and give back to your community with SafeAssured ID, the most comprehensive, technologically advanced identification solution in the industry designed to help locate a missing person. As part of a marketing or public relations strategy, it's affordable, easy to use, and simple to implement.
- SAMHSA - Booth 31
- Saint Francis Community Services - Booth 44
Saint Francis serves children through its family preservation, reintegration/foster care, residential treatment centers, foster care homes and community outreach programs. Our mission is to be an instrument of healing for children, youth and families in spirit, mind and body, so they live responsibly and productively with purpose and hope.
- Sequel Youth and Family Services - Booth 39
Our programs are designed to equip our clients with the vision, motivation, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to lead a successful life. We offer a broad continuum of treatment options for both males and females, including long-term residential treatment, sexual offender treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, community-based services, and day-school programs.
- SpeakWrite - Booth 19
SpeakWrite, formerly CyberSecretaries, is the largest provider of non-medical transcription in the United States. Caseworkers dictate over our toll-free dictation line or submit recorded files and our U.S. and Canadian based typists transcribe their dictation and deliver their completed document to them via email in about 3 hours, 24/7 year-round.
- Unemployment Services Trust - Booth 4
Unemployment Services Trust provides the nonprofit community a safe cost-effective alternative to the payment of state unemployment taxes.
- U.S. Census Bureau - Booth 37
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking - Booth 33
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Rescue & Restore campaign helps identify and assist victims of human trafficking so they can recover from their ordeal and rebuild their lives. HHS' National Human Trafficking Resource Center-1-888/373-7888-connects victims to services and provides information on human trafficking.
- Youth Villages - Booth 71
Youth Villages is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and families live successfully. With over 1,400 employees in 8 states and the District of Columbia, we serve yearly over 11,000 youth. Youth Villages provides highly successful programs that include residential treatment, group homes, foster care, transitional living, and a home-based counseling program using Multisystemic Therapy (MST).
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