Focus 2020 is Here

National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is hosting Focus 2020 as a virtual event beginning Tuesday, August 18. The theme, Creating Change from Trauma, recognizes the importance of identifying learning and proactive responses to events that impact individual and collective well-being and safety.

In order to facilitate broad participation and support self-care, NSPN is delivering the full day of conference sessions twice. Focus sessions will be held on Tuesday, August 18 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT / 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. PDT, and repeat Wednesday, August 19 from 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EDT / 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT. Additional post-conference sessions are available Thursday, August 20 beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT / 9:00 a.m. PDT. CEUs may be requested when registering and will be available following confirmed attendance in all sessions.

Focus 2020 Schedule

Session

Tuesday, August 18

Wednesday, August 19

Opening Keynote
Diane Tanaka, MD

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EDT

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT

Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT

Affinity Group Discussions

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT

Lunch break

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PDT

“Tool Time” Live Networking
(optional)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PDT

Workshops

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT

Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT

NSPN Awards Ceremony
and Closing Session

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Post-Conference Sessions

Additional Post-Conference Sessions are available Thursday, August 20 beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT/9:00 a.m. PDT.

  • Helping Youth Thrive in Times of Crisis
  • Executive Action Session
  • Operating Your Safe Place Program Virtually

Focus 2021

Don’t worry, you won’t have to wait two years to network in person, learn face-to-face from phenomenal experts, or compete with your peers in Runaway Games. NSPN will be hosting Focus 2021, in Las Vegas, on July 27–29, 2021.

You may also view details of past conferences including Focus 2018Focus 2016, and Focus 2014.