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2019 Youth Violence Prevention Conference

18th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference:

Thursday April 4, 2019

8:00am – 4:00pm

J.C. Penney Conference Center

University of Missouri-St. Louis

 

Featured Topics:

The Code of the Street

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime

Girls in the Criminal Justice System

St. Louis Efforts to Address Youth Violence

Guns, Groups, Neighborhoods and Prevention

 

Featured Speakers:

Lisa Broidy, University of New Mexico

YVPC-2019---Broidy.pdf

Robert Crutchfield, University of Washington

YVPC-2019---Crutchfield.pptx

Beth Huebner, University of Missouri-St. Louis

YVPC-2019---Huebner.pptx

Edmund McGarrell, Michigan State University

YVPC-2019--McGarrell.pdf

Eric Stewart, Florida State University

 YVPC-2019---Stewart.pdf

Who Should Attend?

  • Professionals who work with at-risk youth
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Public health workers
  • Probation officers
  • Youth advocates
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Students
  • Anyone interested in the welfare of children and youth

Registration Fee: $35

Register Online:

https://mimh.configio.com/pd/1652/18th-annual-youth-violence-prevention-conference
**If your organization is paying for your registration, please select the "Bill Me Later" option during checkout.  You will be emailed an invoice to pay by purchase order or check.**
If you have questions about registering, please call (314) 516-8419.


18th Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference, April 4, 2019

TENTATIVE AGENDA

7:45 – 8:40      Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45– 8:50       Welcome – Kristin Sobolik, Provost, UMSL

8:50 – 9:00      Conference Overview – Finn Esbensen, UMSL

9:00 – 10:00    Robert Crutchfield, University of Washington

                        “Race, Ethnicity, Crime & Justice:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

10:00 – 10:20  Break (Lobby)

10:20 – 11:20  Lisa Broidy, University of New Mexico

 “Identifying and Addressing the Developmental and Criminogenic Needs of Girls in the Criminal Justice System.”

11:20 – 12:20  Eric Stewart, Florida State University

“Street Culture, Youth Violence, and Mechanisms of Change.”

12:20 – 1:15    Lunch (Summit Room)

1:15 – 2:15      Edmund McGarrell, Michigan State University

“Youth Violence: Guns, Groups, Neighborhoods and Prevention.”

2:15 – 3:15      Beth Huebner, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Youth Violence and Strategies for St. Louis.”

3:15 – 4:00      Snacks available in the Lobby

Sponsors:

Des Lee Collaborative Vision

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice

College of Arts & Sciences

The Des Lee Collaborative Vision at the University of Missouri - St. Louis brings together key St. Louis educational, cultural, and governmental institutions to establish programs and share resources that will benefit the St. Louis community.  This is done through collaboration of more than 25 endowed professors and more than 100 member and community organizations in the St. Louis region.  The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is connecting St. Louis through educational and community partnerships.

If you are interested in receiving a CEU Certificate, email Keith Seibel in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice (kasn87@umsl.edu).

Parking:

Please park on the top level of the West Drive Garage.  It is number 52 on this map.  Parking elsewhere without an UMSL parking sticker may result in a ticket.

 Sponsors:

  • Des Lee Collaborative Vision
  • Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • College of Arts & Sciences

The Des Lee Collaborative Vision at the University of Missouri–St. Louis brings together key St. Louis educational, cultural and governmental institutions to establish programs and share resources that will benefit the St. Louis community. This is done through collaboration of more than 25 endowed professors and more than 100 member and community organizations in the St. Louis region. The Des Lee Collaborative Vision is connecting St. Louis through educational and community partnerships. Financial assistance for this conference has been provided by the Des Lee Collaborative Vision.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

.75 CEUs can be requested for the full day of attendance at the conference.

Cancellation Policy:

The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified immediately, and all program fees will be refunded. If you must cancel a registration, you are entitled to a full refund if your cancellation is received by the day prior to the start of the program.

Conference Organizer:

Finn Esbensen

E. Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Violence

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice