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You're invited! On April 3rd learn why everyone can benefit from parenting education!
Children at Risk of North Texas

March, 2012


You're invited, and time is running out!
Less than two weeks until the   
The Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum

Tuesday, April 3rd from Noon – 5:00 pm
The HCC West Loop Campus, 5601 West Loop South, Houston, TX, 77081

On Tuesday, April 3rd, you are invited to attend The Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum. The Forum will provide an overview of the current state of parent education, child abuse prevention and family well-being, and a vision for the future. The Forum will focus on these issues across sectors, and empower attendees to be an agent of positive change.

CHILDREN AT RISK is proud to welcome the following speakers:

Dr. Robert Block, President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
The Interface between Pediatrics, Parents and the Community: Driving Change in Child Maltreatment

 Representative Garnet Coleman, District 147, a leader in human rights & health care reform
Child Abuse Prevention and Parent Education Policies in Texas: A History and Vision for the Future

 Dr. Angelo Giardino, Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children’s Health Plan & 
Nancy Correa, Director, Center for Parenting and Family Well-Being, CHILDREN AT RISK

An Introduction to the Center for Parenting and Family-Well Being

 Dr. Chris Greeley, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
A Comprehensive Approach to Parent Education and Child Abuse Prevention

 James Hmurovich, President and CEO of Prevent Child Abuse America
Acting Locally; Thinking Nationally; Working Together to Promote Healthy Child Development

Dr. Ron Prinz, Carolina Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina
Population-Wide Approach to Parenting Support and Child Abuse Prevention: 
Triple P as an Example

 Dr. Susan Tortolero, Associate Professor, Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health
The Importance of Evidence-Based Programs

Dr. Bob Sanborn, President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK & Mrs. Gwen Emmett, Community Activist in Harris County
 Opening and Closing Remarks 

Limited scholarships are available and CEU credits will be offered. Registration is only $15 and available now!  Lunch will be provided. 

Register Here!

For more information, please contact Zubin Segal at or 713-869-7740.

The Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum is sponsored by CHILDREN AT RISK, UT Department of Pediatrics, Ed Rachal Foundation, and Houston Endowment. 

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