1981

Seed Planted

Sheldon Braaten expresses the need for a conference that brings together professionals from the fields of education, mental health and juvenile justice to best serve troubled children and youth. Dr. Eleanor Guetzloe tells him to create it.

1981

1982

Inaugural Conference

Sept. 18-21 – The inaugural conference on Programming for the Developmental Needs of Adolescents with Behavioral Disorders takes place in Minneapolis, MN

1982

1984

Conference II

Oct. 11-13 – The National Adolescent Conference II takes place in Pensacola, FL

1984

1986

Conference III

Sept. 14-16 – The National Adolescent Conference III returns to Minneapolis, MN

1986

1988

Conference IV

Sept. 22-24 – The National Adolescent Conference IV takes place in Chicago, IL

1988

1990

Conference V

Oct. 4-6 – The National Adolescent Conference V takes place in Miami, FL

 
1990

1992

Conference VI

Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 – The National Adolescent Conference VI takes place in Reno, NV

1992

1994

Conference VII

Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 – The conference becomes the International Adolescent Conference VII and returns to Miami, FL

1994

1996

Conference VIII

Oct. 2-5 – The International Adolescent Conference VIII takes place in Snowmass, CO

1996

1998

Conference IX

Sept. 23-26 – The International Adolescent Conference IX takes place in Bethesda, MD

1998

2000

Conference X

Nov. 1-4 – The International Adolescent Conference X takes place in Portland, OR

2000

2002

Conference XI

Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 – The conference becomes the International Child & Adolescent Conference XI and is held in Miami, FL

2002

January 2003

First Office

BICA moves into its new headquarters in Arden Hills

January 2003

March 2003

First Full-time Employee

Melissa Knoll is hired as the Institute’s first full-time employee

March 2003

July 2003

Goldstein Library Opens

The Arnold Goldstein Memorial Library opens at BICA to showcase a donation of Arnold P. Goldstein’s personal collection

July 2003

August 2003

Website Launch

August 2003

2004

Conference XII

Oct. 14 – 16 – International Child & Adolescent Conference XII returns to Minneapolis.  A decision is made to keep the conference in the Twin Cities area in the Fall of even-numbered years.

2004

2005

Inaugural Minnesota EBD Conference

The Inaugural Minnesota EBD Conference takes place in Arden Hills. This returns a tradition of a Fall conference to the state. A decision is made to conduct a Fall EBD conference during odd-numbered years.

2005

September 2006

Office Expansion

BICA offices double in size providing a retail bookstore, conference room and library and offices.

September 2006

October 2006

Conference XIII

International Child & Adolescent Conference XIII takes place in Minneapolis.  Kim Peek, The Real Rainman, is a featured speaker.

October 2006

March 2008

Care & Treatment Conference

Mar. 9-11 – Midwest Care & Treatment Conference

March 2008

April 2008

Indiana ED Conference

Apr. 24-25 – 26th Annual Indiana Conference on ED

April 2008

November 2008

Conference XIV

Nov. 6-8 – International Child & Adolescent Conference XIV takes place in the Twin Cities

November 2008

April 2009

Care & Treatment Conference

Apr. 5-7 – Midwest Care & Treatment Conference

April 2009

April 2009

Indiana ED Conference

Apr. 23-24 – 27th Annual Indiana Conference on ED

April 2009

September 2009

BICA hosts CCBD Conference

Sept. 24-26 – BICA presents the 8th Biennial International CCBD Conference in Denver, CO

September 2009

November 2009

MN EBD Conference

Nov. 5-6 – MN Fall EBD Conference

November 2009

January 7, 2010

Office Move

BICA relocates to Roseville, MN in expanded office space and the Goldstein Memorial Library and training center that can accommodate 30 people

January 7, 2010

March 2010

Care & Treatment Conference

Mar. 7-9 – Midwest Care & Treatment Conference

March 2010

April 2010

Indiana ED Conference

Apr. 15-16 – 28th Annual Indiana Conference on ED

April 2010

November 2010

Conference XV

Nov. 4-6 – International Child & Adolescent Conference XV  takes place in the Twin Cities

November 2010

March 2011

Care & Treatment Conference

Mar. 6-8 – Midwest Care & Treatment Conference

March 2011

April 2011

Indiana ED Conference

Apr. 14-15 – 29th Annual Indiana Conference on ED

April 2011

September 2011

CCBD Conference

Sept. 22-24 – BICA presents the 9th Biennial International CCBD Conference in New Orleans, LA

September 2011

November 2011

MN EBD Conference

Nov. 3-4 – MN Fall EBD Conference

November 2011

April 2012

Indiana ED Conference

Apr. 26-27 – 30th Annual Indiana Conference on ED

April 2012

September 2012

Conference XVI

Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 – International Child & Adolescent Conference XVI features Miss America Laura Kaeppeler

September 2012

October 2012

Dinner with Miss America

Oct. 2 – Don’t Stop – Reach the Top Youth and Mentor Dinner

October 2012

July 9, 2013

Website Redesign

Redesigned BICA Web site launches

July 9, 2013

May 1, 2015

BICA Office Expansion

BICA expands and moves to Little Canada, MN

May 1, 2015
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