Fall 2019 Conference Registration

Join the Texas Foster Care Association for our Fall 2019 Education Conference on October 19 at the Church Project.

We have 35 spots open for childcare:  Childcare will be available from 7:30 AM until 5:30 PM on Saturday, October 19, 2019.



Two levels of registration for this event:

General Public / $30

TFCA Members / $10

You can become a member and save on your registration fee!

Lunch is provided for attendees.

Two levels of registration for this event:

Raffle Basket Donation / Bring a basket , valued at $35, to be presented by bucket raffle to attendees; or

Registration Fee / $35

Lunch is available for a charge.

8:00 AM 

  • Welcome and Check-In Desk Open

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM 

  • No Strings Attached (Simulator) by Cindy Mericle / Love Fosters Hope

9:00 AM – 10:25 AM

  • The Role of CASA and How to Work With Them by Ann Marie Rosman / Montgomery County CASA
  • Trauma I by Mike Foster
  • Kinship: How to End the Blame Game and Find Resources by Christa Veal / DFPS

10:35 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Prepping Teens for College by Kolby Robinson / University of Houston
  • Trauma II by Mike Foster
  • Sex Trafficking: How to Help Kids

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

  • Lunch Provided by the Texas Foster Care Association

1:00 PM – 2:25 PM

  • Grief:  How to Find Hope and Resources by Ryan Warren / Arrow Child and Family
  • Trauma III by Mike Foster
  • When the Only Constant is Change: How Federal, State, and Local Priorities Impact Your Work with Children and Families / Jesse Booher with TACFS

2:35 PM – 4:00 PM

  • Over 18: Resources Available by Alina Jones / Region 6B DFPS PAL Unit
  • Trauma IV by Mike Foster
  • Birth Parents and How to Work With Them by Carol Self, Kenneth Thompson, and Deshaun Ealoumn / DFPS

4:05 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Closing Session, Annual Membership Meeting, and Raffle Drawing