Register Now ButtonManaging the Risks of Child Protection in a
One-to-One Mentoring Program

Afternoon Workshop 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

This workshop will explore the risks associated with providing one-to-one mentoring programs to children, and present best practices in managing those risks successfully. Learn from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s leading child safety expert how their national organization advances best practices in safety and quality across their local network of more than 300 affiliates serving 200,000 children annually. Mentor’s 4th Edition Elements of Effective Practice will also be highlighted in this workshop.

Presented by Julie Novak (Big Brothers Big Sisters of America)

2016 Mentoring Caucus Presenter: Julie NovakJulie Novak serves as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s leading expert and national spokesperson on child safety and youth protection-related matters. She leads the nationwide advancement of effective child abuse prevention and crisis response strategies throughout Big Brothers Big Sisters’ network of more than 300 affiliates, working collaboratively with other national experts. Novak develops and provides statewide and national child abuse, violence prevention and crisis management training and consultation reaching thousands of professionals, volunteers, parents and children every year. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Center for Safe Sport, as Vice Chair of the National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation, and a member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Advisory Group.

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