Thank you for another successful year!  We hope that you enjoyed yourself at the 2013 Western Regional Tapestry Conference!

Slippery Rock University will be issuing your CEU’s.  You should expect those in the mail over the next few weeks.  You will also receive a certificate for attending the conference via email from The Bair Foundation within the next 2 weeks.  

We look forward to seeing you again next year!
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Bernadette M. Bianchi, LSW

Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Families Services
Executive Director
Harrisburg, PA

Bernadette M. Bianchi, LSW, works for the membership of the Pennsylvania Council of Children Youth and Families (PCCYFS) as Executive Director.  In this capacity she addresses the membership needs of private providers serving dependent, delinquent and at-risk children, youth and families.  PCCYFS is focused on providing education and professional development opportunties, communicating timely information and framing advocacy efforts, and influencing the funding environment.  This position builds upon those previously held as Director of a private agency, adoption birthparent, social worker, civil custody evaluator and county C&Y caseworker.

Ms. Bianchi has been on the faculty at Penn State and in an adjunct capacity at Marywood University.  She holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Piitsburgh, where she also completed her undergraduate work.