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Wednesday, June 8 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Session 6A: Stepping Into the Storm - Lessons From One Team's Improbable Journey

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The health of a multidisciplinary team is critical to the effectiveness of a Children’s Advocacy Center. Members of the CAC/MDT from Westchester County New York will describe their team’s decision to confront head on the toxicity that developed among MDT members by using a unique approach that included senior leaders, supervisors and front line staff from each discipline over a three year period. The presenters will illustrate how the use of an outside facilitator and the introduction of tools like the “ladder of inference” and team development models worked to improve team communication, trust and cohesiveness.
Suggested Session Track: The Business of Child Advocacy 

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Danielle Weisberg

Director, Children's Advocacy Center, Westchester Institute for Human Development
Danielle Weisberg, LCSW has been the Director of Child Welfare Services and Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center at the Westchester Institute for Human Development since January 2011 and has responsibility for program development and evaluation, policy formation, budgeting and oversight of over 40 staff. Ms. Weisberg has 20 years of experience working in the field of child abuse and child welfare, including leadership positions at the... Read More →

Wednesday June 8, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am
Mount Vernon Square B Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

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