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Welcome to On Purpose: 2022 WSCADV Conference! We are so glad you’re here. After three years, we’re coming together in person in the spirit of collective healing, celebrating community, and renewed commitment to a world free from violence. WSCADV’s annual conference is a time for advocates from all over Washington to come together to learn, share, and connect. We can’t wait to see you!

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Monday, September 19 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Good to Know: How the CPS System Responds to DV and Your Role as an Advocate

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Let’s talk about when and why DV advocates are obligated to make child maltreatment reports, what happens after you make a report, the impacts of CPS interventions on DV survivors and their children, and how advocates can shoulder the obligation of mandatory reporting responsibly. Most importantly, how do we maintain our role as totally awesome, trustworthy and empowering advocates while also being mandatory reporters?

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Margaret Hobart

advocate in the wild, untamed advocacy
Margaret Hobart, PhD. has been an activist and an advocate for survivors of DV/SA since 1982. She’s worked on hotlines, and in emergency shelters and community based advocacy programs. During her 15 years at WSCADV, she focused at first on the DV Fatality Review, then shifted to... Read More →

Monday September 19, 2022 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Room 1EF