Symposia and Workshops

The DBA and the Caruth Institute for Children's Rights Education Symposium is a multidisciplinary gathering of minds on how to improve educational outcomes for young people. Attendees Include educators, school psychologists, attorneys, child welfare specialists, child placement agencies, parents, foster parents, policy makers, community activists, and the young people themselves.

Thursday, February 28, 2023

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Topics and resources focused on what we need now:  An Overview of the CE-CERT Model to Reduce Secondary Reducing Secondary Trauma and Burnout, Educating Students with Mental Illness, Navigating Family Law Issues Impacting the Schools, Student Cell Phone Searches and the Fourth Amendment, Identifying and Reporting Bullying & Harassment, and Improving Outcomes Through Civic Engagement.

Sponsored by SMU Dedman School of Law W.W. Caruth Jr. Institute for Children's Rights and the Dallas Bar Association

*CLE, CEU, and CPE Credit Available

Questions?  Contact Melissa Garcia at