Trauma-Informed Care Conference – DFW

Join Upbring Foster In Texas for their annual Trauma-Informed Care Conference, an informative one-day event where attendees will hear several presentations by experts in the field of child welfare.

This free event will enable you to learn directly from practitioners about foster care, childhood trauma and its effects on development, along with specific interventions for children in care.

Upbring is proud to have Dr. John DeGarmo as a Keynote Speaker and presenter at this event. He is the author of several foster care books, including the new book The Foster Care Survival Guide, the best selling book Faith and Foster Care,  as well as the foster care children’s book A Different Home: A New Foster Child’s Story.  He is the director of The Foster Care Institute and acts as a consultant to foster care agencies and legal agencies across the USA. Dr. DeGarmo is a dynamic speaker and informative trainer on the foster care system, and travels extensively across the globe, meeting with foster parents, child welfare workers, churches, schools, and organizations.

Dr. DeGarmo has appeared on several TV programs, including CNN HLN, Good Morning America, ABC Freeform,  and NBC, FOX, CBS, PBS stations. He writes regularly for many magazines and is a regular contributor to several publications, both in the United States and overseas

Who Should Attend?
Foster and adoptive parents, social workers, counselors, child protection staff, educators and anyone interested in child welfare.


  • Training credit hours for Foster Parents | FREE CEUs for Social Workers and LPCs
  • Free Lunch
  • Excellent networking opportunity for foster families and professionals

Contact Information:

Event Details
September 22, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Lamb of God Lutheran Church1401 Cross Timbers RoadFlower Mound, TX 75028