Social Work Conference - Family Engagement: Foundations, Impacts and Outcomes
3/11/2024 - 3/13/2024
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern
Event Registration
Event Description
March 11-13, 2024
COLUMBUS MARRIOTT NORTHWEST - 5605 Paul G. Blazer Parkway, Dublin, Ohio 43017

Head Start families are significantly impacted by increasingly complex systems, issues and structures. Staff must possess an understanding of human and professional dynamics and apply expert skills in engaging and partnering with families and community partners. Highly qualified presenters from diverse areas of academia and social service will help participants understand the unique issues faced by the families we serve, the provision of services within Head Start’s Performance Standards framework, and engage participants in strategies to improve their professional practice by strengthening relationships and building skills.

Monday, March 11 - 10:00 am to 4:15 pm (lunch included)
Tuesday, March 12 - 8:45 am to 4:30 pm (lunch on your own)
Wednesday, March 13 - 8:45 am to 2:00 pm (lunch included)

Participants will practice skills that will increase their effectiveness in working with families
Participants will explore components of effective parent engagement and apply principles to their individual practice.
Participants will increase understanding of cultural and societal shifts that impact families.

Individuals who work closely with families such as Family Services Staff, Supervisors and Home Visitors, and especially those who are responsible for assisting families in setting and achieving goals.

Conference has been submitted to the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
for 15 CPEs for Social Workers and Counselors. 
* IACET CEUs will be available for all sessions.
OA Session has been submitted/is approved for Ohio Approved hours.

IACET CEUs are accepted when certificate is uploaded to and verified in the Registry, and the hours may count as Ohio Approved toward your PD Certificate. More information will be available at the event.
For more information about OHSAI CEU Policies and Procedures, and for more information about preparing for your conference experience, visit

 - includes lunch on March 11 & 13


OHSAI strives to have as many attendees as possible pre-registered and paid.  If payment cannot be made by the deadline, please forward a purchase order.  If a registration must be canceled, please do so seven (7) working days prior  to the training.  Cancellations must be made in writing. If a cancellation is made after the cutoff (7 working days prior to the training), a $40 administration fee will be applied per canceled person. No refund will be given for cancellations occurring less than 24 hours before event. Alternate participants may attend.   
Late Fees: $25.00  Registrations received after the deadline listed above will be assessed a late fee of $25.00 per person.

Hotel Reservations should be made directly to: 

Columbus Marriott Northwest 
5605 Paul G. Blazer Memorial Parkway
Dublin, Ohio  43017
Hotel Reservation Link 
  Rates:         $130.00      Single/Double
Includes complimentary wireless internet access
Deadline for registration at these rates is  Monday, February 19, 2024
Columbus Marriott Northwest
5605 Blazer Pkwy
Dublin, Oh 43017

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3/11/2024 - 3/13/2024  

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