Light 2024 Recap

Light 2024: A Multistate Educational Conference on Childhood Trauma

The Center for Prevention of Abuse hosted Light 2024 on May 8 and 9, 2024 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria, Illinois.

Light 2024 brought together therapists, counselors, educators, social workers, service providers and stakeholders to shine a light on childhood trauma. Hundreds of attendees shared and explored best practices, innovative campaigns and technology, preventative efforts and measures, and survivor care in an effort to prevent and respond to childhood trauma.

In the News

WMBD news: Childhood trauma can affect more than just your mental health
WMBD news: Childhood trauma can affect more than just your mental health
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Childhood trauma is a public health crisis that everyone should be invested in solving. Watch the full story by clicking…

25 News: Childhood trauma can affect more than just your mental health
25 News: Childhood trauma can affect more than just your mental health
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Traumatic events such as witnessing or being involved in violence in the community can have long-lasting effects, and the Center for…

WCBU: Community health advocates gather to focus on ‘public health crisis’ of childhood trauma
WCBU: Community health advocates gather to focus on ‘public health crisis’ of childhood trauma
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Dr. Nadine Burke Harris delivers one of the keynote speeches at the Center for Prevention of Abuse’s Light 2024 educational…

Light 2024 Sponsors
Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth
Illinois Department of Human Services
Bob Lindsay Acura | Bob Lindsay Honda
WMBD/WYZZ
Par-a-Dice Hotel | Casino
Springfield Clinic
Rotary Club of Peoria
Rotary Club of Peoria-North
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