About the Conference


The Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Statewide Conference is a two-day conference that offers access to national speakers and cutting-edge information in the field of child abuse prevention, intervention and best practices.


The conference features:

  • Four plenary sessions

  • 24 breakout sessions

  • an awards luncheon

  • resource tables

  • professional networking opportunities

  • CEUs and other continuing professional development credits


2019 Conference:

The 25th Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Statewide Conference will be held October 17-18, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle/Naperville in Lisle, Illinois. This year’s conference theme is "Great Childhoods... Collaborating For A Safe Tomorrow". PCA Illinois believes that everyone has a role to play in preventing abuse and neglect. No one person or organization can accomplish this alone. We all have to come together to collaborate to make that better tomorrow happen.

Who Should Attend:

Social workers, teachers, healthcare professionals, administrators, law enforcement and court personnel, mental health professionals, prevention workers, substance abuse counselors, parents, adoptive/foster parents, home visitors and community volunteers. Anyone who works closely with children and families will benefit from this conference.


Conference registration is $209 if prepaid registration is received by September 24, 2019. After September 24, the conference registration is $239. Space is limited, so early registration is advised. The registration fee covers conference materials, plenary sessions, workshops, lunch on October 17 and breakfast on October 18.


DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville

3003 Corporate West Drive

Lisle, Illinois 60532-3603


The PCA Illinois Statewide Conference is proud to partner with the Early Intervention Training Program to offer continuing education credits for Early Intervention providers. To see which workshops qualify for E.I. credits click on the links above.


Lodging is available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville

3003 Corporate West Drive

Lisle, Illinois 60532-3603


Special room rates are available until 09/24/19. Ask for the Prevent Child Abuse Illinois room block.

Or click here for hotel reservations.


To register for the 25th Annual Prevent Child Abuse Illinois Conference simply click the button at the top of the page

OR download THIS FORM. Please fill it out and send it to the Northern Illinois University Outreach Education & Training Office via fax or mail.

FAX: 815-753-6900

MAIL: Registration

            Outreach Education Training

            Northern Illinois University

            Dekalb, Illinois 60115

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