The goal of this conference is to cast a positive vision of success by focus on equipping foster, kinship and adoptive families enabling them to make informed decisions that will preserve and protect their families.

Date: October 20 -21, 2017
Location: WoodsEdge Community Church  (25333 Gosling Rd., Spring, TX 77389)
Cost:  FREE for TFFA Members (non-members is $15/individual or $25/couple) [Join TFFA $15 per person/$25 per couple]

To Register for this Event click HERE

(Babysitting will be free for first 120 children registered)

Schedule:
Friday – October 20
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Registration/check-in
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

  • Orbie: The One Who Stays – Christian Interactive bonding lessons with crafts for families to do together
  • TBRI Training

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

  • Orbie: The One Who Loves – Christian Interactive bonding lessons with crafts for families to do together
  • TBRI Training.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

  • Orbie: The One Who Values – Christian Interactive bonding lessons with crafts for families to do together
  • TBRI Training

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

  • Orbie: The One Who Heals – Christian Interactive bonding lessons with crafts for families to do together
  • TBRI Training.m.

4:50 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner break
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Leading Others: Learn how you can join the OCS Leadership Team – Terri Jaggers

Saturday – October 21
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.   Opening Session    Dr. John DeGarmo (Social Media and Family Connections)
10:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

  • Dr. Kellie Cole (Maintaining stability in your family in a chaotic system)
  • Doc Sheffield (Remembering to Have Fun)
  • Amber Robinson (Becoming a Professional Partner within the system)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

  • Dr. Kellie Cole (Therapeutic skills in treating children with trauma, ADHD, depression, anxiety, separation, grief and/or adjustment issues)
  • Pat Jaggers (2017 Legislative Changes to Legal Rights of Foster Parents)

2:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Kellie Cole (Navigating Social and Emotional Challenges in Elementary Aged Children)
  • Keri Cooper (Navigating the Teen Years)
  • Terri Jaggers (Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child)
  • Dr. John DeGarmo (TBA)

3:40 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

  • Dr. Kellie Cole (Navigating Behavior Challenges/Oppositional Behavior)
  • Sergeant Billy Ballard (Protecting Your Family from Cyber Predators/Bullies)
  • Dr. Richard Bello (Facts of Deception and Childhood Development)
  • TBA

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Closing Session with Dr. John DeGarmo)