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Schedule and Daily Agendas 


Full Schedule       May 22         May 23            May 24             May 25          _May 26
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APSAC's 30th Colloquium 
Tuesday, May 23

8:30 a.m. -- 11:45 a.m. Institutes 

11:45 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:00 p.m. -- 3:15 p.m. Opening Workshop Sessions

3:15 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m. Opening Welcome Plenary

6:00 p.m. -- Walk Together with EndCAN and APSAC: Rise With Us to end child abuse and neglect

All times in Mountain.

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 Join APSAC & EndCAN for the Opening Welcome Plenary (3:30-5:30)


Child Abuse and Substance use:

which is the chicken and which is the egg?


Lori Poland, M.A., L.P.C.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer EndCAN: The National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect 

Lori is a thought leader by nature, guiding and leading innovation and conversation about taboo topics using authenticity, humor, and humility. Lori is a therapist who specializes in attachment and trauma, is trained in family counseling, child and adolescent therapy and infant mental health. Lori maintains a small private practice supporting people in attachment, relationships, and personal growth. Lori has spent the last 27 years as a public-speaker motivating audiences in self-improvement, personal introspection, and healing through life’s presented challenges. Lori shares openly and genuinely about the effects of trauma, the journey of healing, and the impact that relationships have on our growth by being open about her own traumatic experience of being abducted, abused and left for dead in the pit of an outhouse toilet at the age of 3. Lori’s healing experience has led her, along with her treating doctor from her kidnapping, to co-found The National Foundation To End Child Abuse and Neglect (EndCAN). Through her work at EndCAN, Lori continues the conversation with audiences big and small helping people to talk more openly about child abuse and neglect, moving it from its current view of being solely a social and legal issue to also being seen as a public health, mental health and physical health problem that needs attention, community, a voice, and significant change in order to end abuse and neglect. Lori’s mission in life is to be intentional, impactful, kind and loving to as many people as possible, spreading messages of hope and possibility and uniting communities to change together one audience at a time. <3 


Richard Krugman, M.D.

Co-Founder & Board Chair Emeritus EndCAN: The National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect 

Dr. Richard Krugman is one of the preeminent experts and scholars in the field of child abuse and neglect in this country and a protégé of Dr. Kempe himself.  Dr. Krugman, Dick as many know him, is a pediatrician and Distinguished University Professor at The Kempe Center. He is the former Director of The Kempe Center and served as both Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In the 1970’s, he also served an appointment with the Public Health Service at the National Institute of Health and the Food and Drug Administration and was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in Washington D.C. Most notably, Krugman headed the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect from 1988-1991. Throughout his career he has authored over 150 original papers, chapters, and editorials, and six books. Dr. Krugman co-founded EndCAN, a longtime dream of his with Lori Poland after retiring as Dean so to help move child abuse from being seen solely as a social and legal issue, to also a health, public and mental health issue.

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