Submitting a Presentation Proposal
About the Audience. The conference audience includes child welfare front-line workers, supervisors, managers/administrators; child welfare attorneys; domestic violence advocates, counselors, administrators; policy makers; researchers; Guardians ad Litem, CASAs; home visitors; mental health and substance abuse professionals; fatherhood program staff; and/or batterer intervention providers.
Submission Criteria. Presenters must have had Safe & Together Model training in the past and have implemented the Safe & Together Model principles, critical components and/or practice into their personal/agency/community practice and/or policy. Collaborative presentations are welcome; please limit the number of presenters to three.
Submission Outline. The submission will be expected to cover the following key areas:
- A description of training and/or consultation received in the Safe & Together Model
- A description of the application or implementation of the Safe & Together Model principles, critical components and/or practices to policy, practice and/or community collaboration
- The lessons learned including formal evaluation data
Workshop length. Submissions will be considered for 1 hour and 15 minute long presentations including time for Q&A.
Selection Review Criteria. Proposals will be reviewed based on the following points:
- Clarity of understanding of the Safe & Together Model
- Unique, creative and/or well established implementation of the Safe & Together Model
- Sustainability strategies
- Implementation fidelity strategies
- Use of Safe & Together to improve cross system collaboration
- Inclusion of qualitative and/or quantitative data on implementation