Viterbo University Presents

Faith, Healing, and Future Work:
Creating Partnerships to Promote
Child Protection

Friday, July 26, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Lobby


Victor ViethKeynote Speaker: Victor Vieth, Executive Director, National Child Protection Training Center. Vieth and his center train approximately 15,000 child protection professionals each year. 

Join a conversation on understanding the role of faith in working with children who have been the victims of abuse. Educators, counselors, social services professionals, the faith community, health care providers and others in the community are invited to explore connections and identify future needs. 

Case studies, panels, and small group discussions will be a significant part of the day. 


Viterbo University 

Presentations from psychologists, religious studies faculty, social workers, including:
 Dr. Ann Budzak, pediatrician, Gundersen Health System
• Pastor Chris Crye, Neighborhood City Church
• Emily Dykman, M.A., Viterbo University, Religious Studies, assistant professor
• Janet Holter, MSSW, Viterbo University, assistant Professor
• Philip Nielsen, MSW, social worker, Mayo Clinic, Franciscan Health System
• Kevin Rooney, Ph.D., child psychologist, Mayo Clinic, Franciscan Health System
• Ron Schafer, Ph.D., psychologist, Viterbo University, professor emeritus
• Wanda Schafer, M.S., marriage and family therapist (ret.)
• Sister Fran Sulzer, FSPA, D.M., psychotherapist, Chicago area

Lunch will be provided. 

Cost is $10 payable at the event (Viterbo students or faculty free).

0.75 CEU credits are possible at an additional cost of $75, sign up at the event.


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This event is open to the public and you are encouraged to forward this on to friends and colleagues who may be interested in attending.