Kids Are Worth It!® Conference

The Kids Are Worth It!® Conference is Kentucky’s premier educational event designed to meet the continuing education, networking, and programmatic needs of diverse professionals who contribute professionally or personally to the safety, well-being and permanency of Kentucky’s children.

The Kids Are Worth It! ® Conference will be held in-person at the Galt House, Louisville September 12-13th, 2022. Due to high demand for this educational opportunity, we have met capacity for this event. Please mark your calendar for September 11-12th, 2023 as we would love to see you at next year’s conference.

To access handouts from this year’s event, please click HERE.

The Kids Are Worth It! Conference is made possible with the support of our sponsors, exhibitors, and presenters. If you are interested in participating in the 2023 conference, please email jestepjordan@pcaky.org.

Hotel charges are not included in your conference registration fee. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Galt House, 140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY for Sunday September 11th through Tuesday September 12th. To receive the negotiated rate of $169 for a deluxe guest room and $189 for executive suites, attendees must make their reservation by August 12, 2022.  To reserve a room, contact 1-800-843-4258 and use reference code 0912KID. Or, reserve a room online.

Come prepared to visit with up to 25 exhibitors. Featured exhibits include:

2022 Featured Exhibits

Bikers Against Child Abuse
The Brooke Hospital
Campbellsville University Carver School of Social Work
Children and Family Counseling Associates, Inc.
Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities
Community Collaborations for Children
Face It!
Humana
Kentucky Citizens Foster Care Review Board
KVC
Lemongrass Spa
Lexington Counseling and Psychiatry
Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky
Ramey-Estep/Re-Group
The Ridge Behavioral Health System
Seven Counties Services, Bellwood and Brooklawn
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
St. Joseph Children’s Home
Sunrise Children’s Services
WellCare

**SEE CANCELLATION POLICY BELOW

**Kids Are Worth It! Conference Cancellation Policy: 

 
2022 Kids Are Worth It! (R) Conference Cancellation Policy: ALL CANCELLATION REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING BY SEPTEMBER 2, 2022 to PCAKY@PCAKY.ORG. Refunds, minus a $25 per person processing fee, will be issued ONLY for written cancellations received by September 2, 2022. Telephone and verbal cancellations will not be accepted. PCAK is not responsible for cancellation requests not received. REFUND REQUESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE POSTED DATE. NO-SHOWS WILL BE INVOICED – NO EXCEPTIONS. In lieu of cancelling, you may transfer your registration to another person without penalty. Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing of any approved refunds. PCAK shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency. Please note while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/ or topics. As such, PCAK reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.
 
PLEASE NOTE:
*Telephone and verbal cancellations will not be accepted.
*PCAK is not responsible for cancellation requests not received.
*REFUND REQUESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE POSTED DATE.
*NO-SHOWS WILL BE INVOICED – NO EXCEPTIONS.
 
In lieu of canceling, you may transfer your registration to another person without penalty. Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing of any approved refunds. PCAK shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency. Please note that while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, PCAK reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.

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