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CWLA 2024 National Conference

April 17, 2024

Join us at the Child Welfare League of America 2024 National Conference from April 17-19 in Washington, DC.

This year, we are rallying around the theme “Creating Meaningful Change.” Child Welfare League of America’s (CWLA) conference brings together people from all sectors of child welfare and related systems, driving transformation for the betterment of families and communities.

Public Knowledge® is a proud sponsor and supporter of CWLA. Our child welfare consultants are nationally respected subject matter experts and deeply passionate about making a difference. From child safety and risk to fostering prevention and successful reunification strategies, we are ready to help you navigate the difficult issues your agency faces.

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Meet our Experts Attending the CWLA 2024 National Conference

Lindsay Nordenberg, Public Knowledge® Industry Practice Director, Child Welfare

Lindsay Nordenberg, Child Welfare Industry Practice Director

  • Over 13 years of experience working with state and local agencies and foster care programs.
  • Skilled in project management, program and data analysis, implementation, change management, curriculum development, and training facilitation.
  • Managed foster care programs focused on trauma-informed care, equity, and alignment with new policies and procedures.
Lamar Smith, Public Knowledge® Regional Vice President

Lamar Smith, Regional Vice President

  • Over 25 years of experience as a child welfare practitioner, with leadership roles in New Jersey and Georgia state governments.
  • Skilled in optimizing fiscal activities and funding strategies and securing federal funding to enhance child welfare services.
  • Certified in Government Communication by the Performance Institute, a Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner, and Certified in administering Hogan Assessments.
Lindsay Nordenberg, Public Knowledge® President

Stacey Moss, Public Knowledge® President

  • Over 20 years of experience specializing in project management, change facilitation, and leadership coaching.
  • Extensive experience as an attorney, including roles as Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Wyoming Guardians Ad Litem Program, providing legal advice to Wyoming state agencies, and practicing family law and child welfare law.
  • Published multiple legal handbooks and articles on child welfare and juvenile court systems.

We are Ready to Connect with You

Visit us at Booth #10 and enter our raffle to win a choice of a Curriculum Assessment and access to three top-tier child welfare courses or a Hogan Assessment paired with a two-hour coaching session. These resources are powerful tools to drive real change. Together, we can shape a future where every child and family thrive.

Our Commitment Goes Beyond Improving Existing Systems

Our upcoming book, Families Belong Together: A Call to Replace the Child Welfare System, features powerful stories, articles, and artwork that shed light on the struggles of those impacted by the child welfare system. It is a compilation of articles and artwork that was originally featured in the Family Integrity & Justice Quarterly journals that were published in 2022.

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