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CUMBERLAND COUNTY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

CCDSS First Annual Adoption Conference
Teaming Up to Adopt
November 17, 2016 - 8:00 AM


Keynote Speakers


Sean Tuohy
Entrepreneur, NBA Broadcaster & Subject of the Blind Side

Workshop Topics:
In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Power of Cheerful Giving


Behind the Blind Side: Overcoming Obstacles in the Face of Adversity


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Willie Moore Jr.
Inspirational Speaker, Actor, Comedian, Radio Personality


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Ashley Rhodes-Courter
Author, Speaker, Child Welfare Advocate


Workshop Topic:
Motivating Change in Three Little Words


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Workshop Presenters


Julie Handsford
MSW, LCSW, Mental Health Clinician at Center for Child and Family Health


Workshop Topics:

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents


Becoming a Trauma Detective: An Overview on the Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Curriculum


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Tiffany Leak
Child Specific Recruiter Children’s Home Society


Workshop Topic:

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids: Child Specific Recruitment


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Sharon Glover
System of Care Coordinator at Alliance Behavioral Health


Workshop Topic:

Care Review Overview


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Kimberly Best
NC Kids Program Consultant II at Division of Social Services, Child Welfare Section, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services


Workshop Topic:

NC Kids


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Jamie Bazemore
BSW, MSW, Adoption Services Program Manager at Division of Social Services, Child Welfare Section, North Carolina Division of Health and Human Services


Workshop Topic:

NC Kids


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Sarah Guill, BS
Program Manager at Cumberland County Department of Social Services


Workshop Topic:

Permanency: How to Achieve Permanency


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