"2012 Conference Brochure"
Complete the following: State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services REGISTRATION FORM The Office of Child Support Services wishes Office of Child Support Services NAME: _______________________ to acknowledge: ORGANIZATION & ADDRESS: 8th Annual Child Support ______________________________ OCSS Conference Planning Committee Conference ______________________________ Frank DiBiase ______________________________ Kevin Donnelly Mary Donnelly May 31, 2012 EMAIL: ______________________ Wendy Fobert Lisa Goodlin A $25.00 fee is required to cover the cost of Patricia Kalble the conference for ALL attendees. Valerie Laguerre Kathleen McCusker CHILD SUPPORT: Vendor Registration - $125.00 per person, which includes exhibit table. Shirley Pacheco What’s in the Forecast? Sharon Papa-Rowe Johanna Quattrucci Complimentary Table for Community Based Louis Ricci Organizations – breakfast/lunch $25/person. Sharon Santilli Jane Tigano Attorneys registering for 3 CLE credits Colleen Warren require an additional fee of $30.00 for Susan Young a total of $55.00 Please make your check payable to: Office of Child Support Services Send to: Office of Child Support Services ATTN: Kevin Donnelly 77 Dorrance Street Providence, RI 02903 Fax: 401-458-4408 KDonnelly@dhs.ri.gov State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM PRE-REGISTRATION IS Office of Child Support Services Sheraton Airport Hotel 77 Dorrance Street REQUIRED! Providence, RI 02903 1850 Post Road 401-458-4400 Warwick, RI 02886 REGISTRATION DEADLINE www.cse.ri.gov 401-738-4000 May 17, 2012 8:15-8:45AM – REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 11:30 AM to 12:30 1 CLE 8:45 AM to 9:00 AM WELCOME CIVIL UNIONS & PATERNITY ISSUES Sharon A. Santilli, Esq. Susan Paikin, Esquire The Department of Human Services, Office Associate Director Senior Associate, Center for the Support of Families Office of Child Support Services Colleen Fontana of Child Support Services is pleased to host our 8th Annual Child Support Conference. Department of Health Vital Records, Registrar GREETINGS Jennifer Sternick, Esquire Honorable Haiganush Bedrosian Department of Health- Legal Counsel CHILD SUPPORT: Chief Judge, RI Family Court What’s in the Forecast? Sandra M. Powell 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM LUNCH & DHS Director AWARD CEREMONY The one thing that remains constant in life is 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM “What’s In The Forecast” CHILD SUPPORT 2:00 PM to 2:10 PM change. The Child Support program is certainly KEYNOTE SPEAKER ever-changing. We have gone beyond the goal of ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE Commissioner Vicki Turetsky Rachel Flum, Co-Chair securing repayment of a public debt to a goal of Administration for Children and Families child support as a reliable source of income for Office of Child Support Enforcement families. Are we now moving towards a more 2:10 PM to 2:30 PM T ECHNOLOGY: family centered program in 2012 and beyond? A WHAT’S ON THE 9:30 AM to 10:20AM 1CLE family centered case management approach HORIZON? PURSUING CHILD SUPPORT would include working with custodial and non- Kathleen McCusker custodial parents. It would include job GLOBALLY Chief Human Services Policy & Systems Specialist - opportunities for Dads. But would it also include Intergovernmental Case OCSS parenting time orders? Referral for other support Processing Sharon Papa-Rowe services? Communication through popular social- Susan Paikin, Esquire Principal Human Service Policy & Systems media? Assisting with barriers and making sure Senior Associate, Center for the Support of Families Specialist - OCSS that all resources are in place to help the family Kevin Tighe, Esquire stabilize. Senior Legal Counsel-OCSS 2:30-2:45 PM Skit: The Child Support The core mission of the program is to provide Office of the Future emotional and financial support for children; to 10:20 AM to 10:35 AM BREAK locate parents, establish paternity, and to 2:45 PM to 3:00pm BREAK establish, modify and enforce child support and 10:35 AM to 11:00 AM CHILD medical orders. What will that mission include in SUPPORT UPDATE 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 1 CLE the future? How will we meet this expanding Sharon A. Santilli, Esquire “A VIEW FROM THE BENCH” mission with such limited staff and resources? Associate Director - OCSS Join us to hear what the Commissioner has to say New Child Support Guidelines about the forecast and see what we are doing in Moderator: Frank DiBiase, Esquire RI. 11:00AM – 11:30AM PROJECT RESTORE Chief Legal Counsel, OCSS A Case Management Approach Magistrate Armand Monaco Case Manager Courtney Johnson RI Family Court Policy Studies, Inc. Rachel Flum, Esquire Professor Jayashree Nimmagada Poverty Institute Rhode Island College School of Social Work Steven Hirsch, Esquire Professor Daniel Weisman Rhode Island College School of Social Work