2017 Children's Law Conference

Date and Time:
Friday, November 17, 2017
Registration opens at 8:15 am.
The conference begins at 9:00 am
and concludes at 4:15 pm.

Columbia Conference Center

169 Laurelhurst Avenue
Columbia, SC 29210
Click here for directions to the Conference Center

Registration Fee: $75

Keynote Speaker: Victor Vieth

Who Should Attend:
The conference is designed for a multi-disciplinary audience, including child protection caseworkers, juvenile justice staff, attorneys, guardians ad litem, law enforcement officers, educators, and mental health and medical professionals.

Registration Information:

Pre-registration: Pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration will be accepted the day of the conference. Please bring a completed registration form with payment (check preferred, credit cards cannot be accepted on-site) to the on-site registration desk.

Please be sure to register for the event by November 10, 2017 so that we will be prepared with materials, lunch, and refreshment breaks. Professionals and general public registration fee is $75. For your convenience you may register online or you may mail your registration with a check made payable to University of South Carolina (USC) addressed to:

Children’s Law Center c/o Jennifer Barr
1600 Hampton Street, Suite 502
Columbia, SC 29208

When paying by check, please select that registration type and be sure to mail your check to arrive by the November 10th preferred date. Please contact the Children’s Law Center at 777-1646 with cancellation or substitution notice.

DSS Staff:

Registration for DSS staff:

DSS Slots are now full. Please fill out a DSS waitlist form to be added to the DSS waitlist.
Registration for a limited number of DSS staff is pre-paid through a contract. Please register online by clicking here and using the approved payment code provided by your supervisor. Once your registration has been completed, please print the Supervisor Approval Form, complete the requested information, and fax to our office. Registration is not final until this form is received. Please complete the entire ONLINE REGISTRATION process before sending in your Supervisor's approval form.

General Registration Methods: Pre-registration is available until November 10, 2017.

Email confirmations will be sent within five (5) business days after receipt of your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation, please call the Children's Law Center at (803) 777-1646. The confirmation includes information you will need regarding the conference, including your workshop assignments.

Refund Policy:
If you are not able to attend the conference, you may send a designated substitute. If you prefer to request a refund, we will attempt to honor written requests received by November 10.

CLE credit hours has been requested. Approval for continuing education credit for licensed psychologists, social workers, and licensed professional counselors is being determined. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will be available. Credits for law enforcement officers and victim service providers have been requested.


Workshop Descriptions

Presenter Profiles



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