Experts will gather on Friday to discuss how to prevent and address child abuse during a forum at West Liberty University.
Friday's event at the Highlands campus of WLU features senior status Judge Arthur Recht and Susan Harrison, the executive director of CASA for Children.
Child protective services workers from Ohio County and from Belmont County, Ohio, will also join the panel discussion to mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month. West Liberty is offering two continuing education credits in social work to those who attend. The event is free and open to the public.