ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONFERENCE SITE / HOTEL REGISTRATION: HOTEL CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION. Parking: The Westin Park Central Hotel offers various parking options. Conference attendees can park for $10.00 in the covered self parking garage and complimentary parking at an adjacent uncovered parking lot. All other Valet parking is at standard price. EXHIBIT INFORMATION: CONFERENCE BOOKSTORE: REGISTRATION: CANCELLATION POLICY: SPECIAL LUNCH: DAVE PELZER: TEXAS COUNCIL OF CHILD WELFARE BOARDS: ADA STATEMENT: WHAT TO WEAR: QUESTIONS: NOTE:
CONFERENCE SITE / HOTEL REGISTRATION:The Conference will be held at the Westin Park Central Hotel located at 12720 Merit Dr, Dallas, TX 75251. The Westin Park Central Hotel offers accommodations at $117.00 _ Single and $147.00 _ double occupancy rates under a block of rooms reserved for the Prevent Child Abuse Texas program. For hotel reservations _ call 1-888-627-7032 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-888-627-7032 end_of_the_skype_highlighting and identify the Conference for special rates good through February 4, 2011. If you would like to register online, please go to: http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/preventchildabusetexas.
HOTEL CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION.
Parking: The Westin Park Central Hotel offers various parking options. Conference attendees can park for $10.00 in the covered self parking garage and complimentary parking at an adjacent uncovered parking lot. All other Valet parking is at standard price.
EXHIBIT INFORMATION:Businesses, organizations, and individuals are invited to bring products, materials and services to the attention of those attending the Conference. As an Exhibitor, your agency/business can receive a 20% discount on registration fees for up to five registrants. For information or to reserve a table, visit our web site at www.preventchildabusetexas.org, or call 512-250-8438 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 512-250-8438 end_of_the_skype_highlighting x18. Deadline is December 31, 2010. Space is limited.
CONFERENCE BOOKSTORE:The Conference Bookstore will be open during conference hours. There will be a variety of items available for purchase such as books, pins, car magnets and assorted blue ribbon items. Please take time to visit the bookstore.
REGISTRATION:Complete the attached registration form and mail or fax it to Prevent Child Abuse Texas as soon as possible. You may also go to www.preventchildabusetexas.org to register online. Click on the Conference tab at the top and follow the directions. Workshop selections are based on a first come first serve basis so register early. Be sure to register by February 4, 2011 to get the Early Bird rate. Cut off for registration is February 23, 2011. After February 23, 2011 on site registration will be required.
CANCELLATION POLICY:If you are unable to attend the conference, you may cancel your registration by submitting your cancellation in writing (fax, postal mail or email) to PCAT by January 31, 2011. Verbal cancellations will not be accepted. PCAT is not responsible for cancellation notices not received. Substitutions for registered attendees may be made without penalty. All substitutions MUST be made in writing through the PCAT office. Refunds will be granted, less a $25 processing fee, if a written notice of cancellation is received by January 31, 2011. No refunds will be granted after January 31, 2011.
SPECIAL LUNCH:There will be a special lunch available for Monday, February 28, 2011 with Dr. Harvey Karp. This lunch is an additional cost. To register, please see Registration Form.
DAVE PELZER:Dave Pelzer has experienced a truly extraordinary life, as he nearly died several times by the hands of his mentally disturbed alcoholic mother. Years later it was determined that Dave's case was one of the most gruesome and extreme cases of child abuse in California's then history. Dave is the author of six inspirational books, and his first book, A Child Called It has been on the New York Times Best Sellers List for over six years. Conference attendees have a special opportunity to hear Dave Pelzer. This presentation is an additional cost. To register, please see Registration Form. For more information please visit www.gtcp.org/events.asp.
TEXAS COUNCIL OF CHILD WELFARE BOARDS:Prevent Child Abuse Texas appreciates the cooperation of the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards on the 25th Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse. To learn more about TCCWB, please go to www.tccwb.org.
ADA STATEMENT:Prevent Child Abuse Texas is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please call 512-250-8438 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 512-250-8438 end_of_the_skype_highlighting x18 no later than December 31, 2010, so we may make the necessary arrangements.
WHAT TO WEAR:Wear layers and/or bring a sweater. The temperature may fluctuate. To ensure your comfort, please keep this in mind when dressing. The dress code will be casual business attire.
QUESTIONS:For more information on the Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse, call the PCAT office in Austin, Texas: 512-250-8438 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 512-250-8438 end_of_the_skype_highlighting x18 or email Rene_ Scoggin: firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit our web site at www.PreventChildAbuseTexas.org.
NOTE:PCAT facilitates this annual opportunity to share strengths and solutions to issues of child abuse through speakers and training workshops from a variety of professional perspectives. We respect and value the opinions expressed that may not necessarily reflect the views of the organization or its members.