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2009 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."

  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation/Casey Family Services
    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.

  • Blackbaud
    Blackbaud is the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations. Blackbaud solutions help human services organizations educate their communities about their missions, build stronger relationships with supporters, make smart strategic decisions, and achieve the highest level of fiscal transparency and accountability. Blackbaud has partnered with approximately 16,000 organizations who use one or more of Blackbaud's products and consulting services for fundraising, financial management, Web site management, school administration, and ticketing. Blackbaud's solutions include The Raiser's Edge®, The Financial EdgeTM, Blackbaud® NetCommunityTM, Target Analytics and donorCentricsTM, as well as a wide range of consulting, analytical, and educational services. Founded in 1981, Blackbaud is headquartered in the United States. Blackbaud also has operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

  • Board of Child Care
    The Board of Child Care is a nonprofit, multi-service organization serving children and families in Maryland, West Virginia and the District of Columbia as an outreach ministry of the United Methodist Church. Programs include residential treatment, foster care, early childhood education, emergency shelters, counseling, adoption and education services.

  • Boys Town
    Boys Town provides a system of care to girls and boys ages 10 - 17. Our programs provide youth with treatment and care in a variety of settings including an intensive residential treatment center, specialized treatment group homes and treatment family homes. For more information call 800-898-0000.

  • Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
    Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS) is a national technical assistance project working to broaden the scope of information and collaboration among service providers - in order to strengthen services to refugee youth, children and their families.

  • CARF International - SPONSOR
    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.

  • CBR (Colorado Boys Ranch) YouthConnect
    CBR YouthConnect is a psychiatric and educational residential treatment facility and school for males 10-21 years of age from across the country. A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Clients receive a full complement of clinical services including individual, family, and group therapy in addition to ongoing milieu treatment. Our treatment philosophy emphasizes: 1) meeting each boy and family at their own level of readiness including emotional, intellectual, and social development and then 2) moving forward at the treatment pace that best offers sustained change and growth. CBR YouthConnect is JCAHO accredited, TRICARE approved, Educationally Accredited.

  • Camelot
    For more than 30 years, Camelot has built a reputation for making a positive difference in the lives of children. We see the potential in every child and are undaunted by challenging, high need, complex cases. We accept children that others have not been able to help, achieving results previously thought to be impossible. Our visionary approach provides a choice for communities, parents, school districts, social service agencies, and other referring professionals where none has existed before. Today, Camelot's outcome-oriented Residential Treatment Center's, Therapeutic Day Schools, and Alternative Education programs reach children across multiple states. By matching treatment methods and academic plans to each child's individual abilities and needs, we achieve success in a variety of settings and produce enduring changes.

  • Cenpatico
    Cenpatico is a Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organization focusing on mental health and substance abuse benefits. We offer health plans, state agencies and school districts a continuum of services for individuals at risk of, or suffering from, mental, addictive or other behavioral health disorders.

    We have been in business since 1994 and are one of the nation's most experienced behavioral health companies in managing behavioral health benefits for individuals enrolled in Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). We also provide a customized program in Texas for children in Foster Care that is focused on system integration and coordination of services.

    We believe that by providing treatment choices that value the needs of children in foster care, encouraging an integrated treatment approach and understanding that improving outcomes means more than meeting basic needs, we can increase resiliency and improve results for children.

  • The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.)
    Named "One of the Best Small Charities" by The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington (2008-09), The Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) provides adoption-competent individual and group counseling/educational services for foster and adopted children, teens, adults and families. Since 1998, C.A.S.E.'s mission has been to ensure the well-being of foster and adopted children through its family support services and nationally acclaimed publications, programs, workshops and trainings for foster and adoptive families, child welfare professionals and educators.

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as concerned citizens to timely, essential information.

  • Children's Home Society of Washington
    The PlayBright Learning System is an early learning program that combines the most current research in early brain development with fun, easy activities and toy recommendations - providing parents, caregivers and children with quality, interactive play experiences that promote healthy brain growth in the four key developmental areas.

    In consultation with leading researchers and early learning experts, PlayBright was created by early childhood educators at Children's Home Society of Washington (CHSW). The team drew upon decades of success working with young children, parents, Head Start program staff, and other early learning educators to create a practical, proven approach that nurtures the whole child.

    CHSW has been improving the well-being of children and families in Washington for more than 100 years. It's the largest statewide children's organization in Washington dedicated to providing exceptional and innovative services in early learning, adoption, out-of-home-care, family support, advocacy, and child and family counseling.

  • Council on Accreditation - SPONSOR
    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.

  • Cúram Software, Inc.
    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.

  • Defran Systems, Inc. - SPONSOR
    Defran Systems is 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 with enhancing overall productivity and helps service providers offer both increased quality and quantity of service.

  • Essential Learning
    Essential Learning (EL) is the largest provider of E-Learning services for the behavioral health and child welfare industry and the exclusive e-learning vendor of the Child Welfare League of America. EL offers CWLA members a 10% discount on its organizational learning management system for agencies and individual courses sold on the CWLA website. Our services will reduce your training costs and offer an extensive online course library with child welfare topics. Coming soon, PRIDE courses online to train foster families.

    Learn more about our services or request a demo at or call 800-729-9198, ext. 284.

  • Family Works
    Children in the Middle Online is an interactive online program developed to help separated or divorcing parents. It is a cost effective, easy to access, brief to the point and always available when you need it. In the online program, parents choose how they would handle each of the situations depicted in the videos. Parents learn to use effective strategies to remain calm, make wise decisions, and help children with their adjustment to the separation and divorce.

  • Five Points Technology Group

  • Foothold Technology
    Foothold Technology provides human service agencies with case management and client tracking software that tracks both mission-critical and administrative data. Foothold uses the web-based ASP model which allows human service agencies to save money by outsourcing their technological hassles. Foothold's commitment is to allow agencies to focus on their mission by freeing them from the burdens of record keeping and reporting. Our promise is to drastically reduce the time required for administrative tasks by automating as much of the work as possible. The end result is that your staff will get to do what they came to do in the first place: serve the disenfranchised, not manage information.

  • Foster Family-based Treatment Association - SPONSOR
    The Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) is an agency-led organization of treatment foster care providers established in 1988 with an initial purpose of defining and refining Treatment Foster Care practices. The Association's membership is composed of agencies throughout North America currently operating treatment foster care programs. Organizations that are not direct service providers, but have an interest in the field, hold affiliate membership status. FFTA is assisted by recognized researchers and policy-makers in the fields of child welfare and mental health.

    The foundation of the FFTA is built upon a belief in the family as a source of stability and security for children and youth. In accomplishing its mission, the FFTA is committed to helping member agencies by promoting the following core values:
    • Creating partnerships between foster and birth parents and TFC agencies
    • Promoting strengths
    • Encouraging community support
    • Developing sufficient resources to sustain quality care
    • Articulating outcomes for children and families
    • Assuring continuity by establishing permanent relationships and environments

  • Freddie Mac Foundation - SPONSOR

  • Garden of Angels, Inc.
    Safe Surrender for Newborns

    The Garden of Angels is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing educational services to the public on the "Safe Surrender for Newborns" law. The Garden of Angels works to share the news of this life-saving law primarily with young people of junior high, high school, and college age that are most vulnerable to newborn abandonment. Since August of 1996 the Garden of Angels has had the distinct honor of serving abandoned children in Southern California. We also provide dignified burials to those babies that are unfortunately not safely surrendered. We currently have 83 babies buried in the Garden. Our greatest hope is that the tragedy of newborn abandonment never happens to another child again ~ ever.

  • Get Ready to Read!
    Get Ready to Read! (GRTR!) is a national initiative to build the early literacy skills of preschool-age children. The initiative provides an easy-to-administer, research-based screening tool to early childhood educators, child care providers, and parents in order to help them prepare all children to learn to read and write.

  • Global Vision Technologies - SPONSOR
    GVT is a provider of child welfare and juvenile justice solutions that put timely, accurate and critical data in the hands of case managers, stake-holders, and key decision makers who care for vulnerable children and their families. Case, clinical, financial, training, research-grounded assessment and outcomes management are all key components of our world-class software suite, FAMCare. FAMCare improves social worker effectiveness, encourages collaboration with all relevant State, Court and local provider agencies, and measures, tracks and monitors your programs, staff and services to help you deliver a more community based, family-focused service system.

  • Governors State University
    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.

  • HHS/Administration for Children and Families
    The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

  • Handel Information Technologies, Inc. - SPONSOR
    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
    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
    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.

  • IARCCA, An Association of Children and Family Services
    The primary aim of the IARCCA Outcome Measures Project is to empirically evaluate the effectiveness of programs provided to children and families. The Project is in the eleventh year of data collection with over 110,000 cases. The Project is being used in five states and is available in a web-based platform, EON® (Evaluate Outcomes Now®). 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.

  • JusticeWorks YouthCare
    JusticeWorks provides innovative & cost-effective services for at-risk & adjudicated youth & families. Our 'whatever it takes' philosophy finds a way to succeed with troubled youth who have made a career of failure & for families beset by multiple challenges. We combine behavior management & clinical practice; graduated sanctions; teaching employability skills & resolving family difficulties in order to produce better outcomes for kids, families & communities. We teach families to identify & utilize a broad array of community resources. Our intensive community-based models have proven to be effective at reducing length of stay in residential programs, reducing recidivism & preventing out-of-home placements.

  • Legacy Inc.
    Legacy is a business services company serving youth and family organizations with particular emphasis on child welfare. Serving agencies of all sizes and service areas, Legacy customers are currently in seven states. Legacy performs the administrative challenges of business functions for its customers, allowing agencies to focus on service delivery and quality of care. Legacy services include financial services, human resources, information technology, managed information software systems, marketing, quality assurance, government relations, program consulting, and agency start-up. Call 866.399.9561 or visit our Web site.

  • Lyceum Books, Inc.
    Lyceum is an independent publishing house with the editorial freedom to select books for the quality of their ideas, research, writing, and their usefulness to practitioners.

  • Magellan Health Services

    For more than 30 years, MAXIMUS has been committed to the mission of "Helping Government Serve the PeopleŽ." Located throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia, the Company's more than 6,000 employees have dedicated their careers to public service. Our clients include each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, and every major city and county in the United States. Our Child Welfare experts offer Title IV-E, TANF, Adoption Assistance and SSI eligibility outsourcing as well as Title IV-E and Adoption Assistance Audit support. Our expansive understanding of Child Welfare is apparent from our ability to serve all levels of government. Our continued success and growth serves as a testament to our uncompromising commitment to delivering quality services to our clients and the children and families they serve.

  • Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiver's Choice
    Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiver's Choice is a voucher initiative that provides access to funding support for your mentoring program. This initiative, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services and administered by MENTOR, focuses on mentoring for children of prisoners.

  • Methodist Youth Services - SPONSOR
    MYS is a non-profit, non-sectarian child welfare agency that serves otherwise homeless abused and neglected or delinquent youth under the direction of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services or the Department of Corrections. We also serve at risk youth in the general population by providing services to schools or via specialized programming specifically tailored to meet the needs of a community.

    NAPPI (Non Abusive Psychological & Physical Intervention) International has been teaching safe, effective and humane behavioral emergency safety and support skills since 1977. We have provided this safety training to hundreds of thousands of people in a variety of settings: health care, education, corrections, mental health, geriatrics, private corporations and more.

  • National Center for Housing in Child Welfare - SPONSOR
    The National Center for Housing and Child Welfare (NCHCW) is dedicated to building the partnerships necessary to ensure that children do not enter or linger needlessly in foster care as a consequence of their parents' inability to afford safe, decent, permanent housing. Our work also aims to ensure that each young person who ages out of the foster care system has a solid plan for housing stability.

  • National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
    We offer publications with information regarding child abuse & neglect and dependency court systems.

  • National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice

  • National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse
    The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is a service of the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Family Assistance (OFA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NRFC captures information about policies, priorities, trends, research findings, promising practices, and emerging lessons from the field and helps key audiences translate that knowledge into policies and practices that make a difference for fathers, children, families, and communities.

    The NRFC collects and shares information that promotes and supports the Responsible Fatherhood field, and specifically supports ACF-funded Promoting Responsible Fatherhood grantees. The NRFC also serves as a central source for the public to learn more about the importance of Responsible Fatherhood and fatherhood issues.

    The NRFC promotes and supports Responsible Fatherhood in an effort to advance the fatherhood movement, and support fathers and families. The long-term goals of the NRFC are to have its efforts help support the emergence of more well-functioning, economically independent families and stronger communities in line with the long term-goals of OFA-family self sufficiency and economic independence.

  • Public Consulting Group - SPONSOR
    Public Consulting Group (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need.

    Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 600 professionals in 26 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, Canada. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

    PCG's areas of expertise include: K-12 public education consulting, state and local health and human service agency consulting, consumer direction of care consulting, and state and local government IT consulting.

  • The Quality Group - WinAt-Work - A Youth Work Readiness Intervention Program, building Youth from the Inside Out
    WinAt-Work is an engaging 100% web-based program that teaches employability soft skills through interactive, video-intensive lessons. The program was designed to help economically disadvantaged and underserved youth overcome the barriers they face in achieving employment success. The training system includes complete tracking and reporting features plus implementation and students guides.

    WinAt-Work lessons focus on building workplace skills and attitudes that enable a smooth transition to productive employment. The program has four modules: Interviewing, Good Work Habits, Getting Along, and Getting Ahead. Students can build self-esteem and take personal responsibility by making real-time decisions, getting feedback, taking quizzes, navigating simulations, and experiencing consequences. With WinAt, teachers, coaches, counselors, and supervisors see immediate attitudinal impact and improved confidence.

    How much "slang" do you know? Play the Youth Communication Game at booth 76!

    For more information, contact Carol Dierdorff, 678-244-5393,, or visit our web site.

  • Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services
    The Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services' goals are:
    • To promote and support an evidence-based and outcome-focused approach to child welfare system development and organizational improvement.

    • To facilitate a collaborative information-sharing and problem-solving national network among subgrantees, the Children's Bureau's training and technical assistance network, public child welfare agencies, private service providers, and other stakeholders.

    • To build consensus on appropriate models of reform, the respective roles and responsibilities of public and private agencies, and to provide input on areas on which the child welfare policy and evaluation fields should focus.

  • Sequel Youth and Family Services
    Youth services specializing in residential, group home, transitional living and community based services. Populations include males and females and sexual offenders. Impact programs, short and long term residential programming, sexual offender treatment, foster care, transitional living and community based services through Sequel Care.

  • Sequest Technologies, Inc.
    Sequest Technologies is a software solutions company that enables healthcare providers to improve their delivery of service. Sequest automates and simplifies data management systems through its easy-to-use software and professional services provided by devoted employees who passionately support customers. Sequest is highly regarded for its healthcare expertise and its customer-centric approach to helping providers utilize technology.

  • Social Solutions
    Social Solutions is the leading provider of performance management software and services for the human services sector. Our ETO (Efforts to Outcomes) software and services give organizations a clear picture of which efforts are having the greatest impact on the social issues they strive to address. With this knowledge, organizations can reinforce what's working, adjust what isn't, and more easily report quantified successes to key stakeholders

    Along with our performance management software, Social Solutions helps human service organizations along the path of improvement by providing strategic and management consulting sessions, a growing repository of outcomes and assessments, best practice cultivation, and national facilitation of outcomes-based community discussions. Founded by human services providers - and predominately staffed by human service professionals - we have first-hand knowledge of your unique needs and are well equipped to assist you every step of the way.

  • Social Work p.r.n.
    Social Work p.r.n. is a professional social work company offering a wide range of services and products. These include social work staffing (temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent placement), clinical social work supervision, consultation, training and education. We provide MSW and BSW's for child welfare service agencies, hospitals, addiction services, mental health agencies, rehabilitation, government, employee assistance programs, HMO, hospice, home health, schools, residential facilities and any setting that utilizes professional social workers. We have partnered with thousands of settings nationwide to help them meet their most challenging social work staffing, recruitment and support needs. Franchises opportunities are available. Visit out website and sign up for our online newsletter or online CEUs.

  • SpeakWrite
    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.

  • Stewards of Change
    Stewards of Change provides thought leadership, training, and consultation for information technology, marketing and communications, and overall business consultation. Our affiliates at this year's conference will include Microsoft, Motorola, Global Bay and Aspiranet.

  • Unicentric
    Founded in 2001 to provide enterprise software as a service (eSaaS), Unicentric empowers your organization to reach new levels of service without changing the way you work. Our case management platform (CMP) fulfills the operational needs of an entire service organization by taking advantage of integrating every day business commodities like scheduling, email, communication and calendars, while providing each program and department their own specialized mini system. Unicentric applications significantly improve the operational efficiency of our customers by bridging their information gaps, reducing and eliminating redundancy, helping them grow and adapt to change, and facilitating the outcome measurements that drive their efficacy.

  • U.S. Census Bureau
    The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

  • UNI/CARE Systems, Inc.
    UNI/CARE has been providing technology solutions for Health & Human Services for over 25 years. Our company's mission is to provide our customers with technical systems and related services designed to ensure their ability to compete for a leadership status in their area of expertise.

  • Unicentric
    Founded in 2001 to provide enterprise software as a service (eSaaS), Unicentric empowers your organization to reach new levels of service without changing the way you work. Our case management platform (CMP) fulfills the operational needs of an entire service organization by taking advantage of integrating every day business commodities like scheduling, email, communication and calendars, while providing each program and department their own specialized mini system. Unicentric applications significantly improve the operational efficiency of our customers by bridging their information gaps, reducing and eliminating redundancy, helping them grow and adapt to change, and facilitating the outcome measurements that drive their efficacy.

  • Willowglen Academy - SC, Inc.
    Willowglen Academy - SC (WGA), has specialized in residential and academic care for children and adolescents with the co-morbid diagnosis of Mental Retardation and Mental Illness. Other services offered include Community Based School Programs, Clinical Day Programming, Community Training Homes, High Management Group Homes, and Residential Treatment Facilities. Willowglen Academy - SC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Phoenix Care Systems, Inc., Milwaukee WI. The company originally developed in 1972, and has expanded throughout the years to included subsidiaries in Wisconsin, New Jersey, Indiana, South Carolina, and Illinois.

  • Youth Villages
    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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