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Conference Addresses Children and Family Issues

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Over 250 professionals were at the Ramkota in Bismarck today taking part in a three-day conference addressing children and family issues.

The annual event features various workshops. Those in attendance will learn about drugs and society, child welfare, human trafficking and youth suicide issues.

The director of the Children and Family Services Division of the Department of Human Services says it's an important event that helps keep up with changes.

"It's important for us as professionals to keep up-to-date and learn the techniques that are going to do the best thing for families, and it's also important for us to work together with others in the community. Because we can't, none of us can do it alone. We need each other," says Children and Family Services director Shari Doe.

The event will continue through Thursday at noon.

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