CCCFV members and guests gather for lunch on the first Wednesday of each month, except July. Our Junior League volunteers organize and facilitate the meeting, with guest speakers invited by the CCCFV Advisory Board.
First Wednesday of each month (except July)
Junior League of Collin County Office
5805 Coit Rd, Suite 301, Plano
Lunch begins at 11am and the program begins at 11:30am
Here are the programs we enjoyed this year:
August 2018: Christina Coultas, MSSW of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA), Recognizing Organizational Trauma.
September 2018: Dr. Kristin Reeder of Children’s Health, “It Takes a Village: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse”
October 2018: Dr. Suzanne Maxwell of The Maxwell Group, “New Perspectives for Communicating During the Trauma Cycle”
November 2018: Janeth Peterson with Children’s Advocacy Center, “Staying in Your Own Lane”
December 2018: our special guests were therapy dogs from Pet Partners Of Greater Dallas
January 2019: We reviewed our committee accomplishments for 2018
February 2019: Cody Parker of The Family Place discussed their Battering Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP)
March 2019: Ellen Magnis, President and CEO of Family Gateway, and David Gruber, Development and Communications Director with Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA).
April 2019: Sierra Sanchez, Director of Outreach and Education with Grant Halliburton Foundation, spoke about SAFE! Issues Affecting Today’s Youth and How You Can Help.
May 2019: Katrina Wall-Briggs with Texas Department of Family & Protective Services spoke about Elder Abuse.
June 2019: Agency Fair