Check-In Time
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

General Session 1
9:15 AM - 9:55 AM

Brett Millican, MC

LJ McCullough
Lynn Floyd

A Welcome Home for Every Child
Drs. Daryl and Shalonda Horton


Breakout Session 1
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM 

Where Do I Fit In?
5 Needs of Foster Care
Tara Thornton & LJ McCulloch

Foster Care 101

All You Need is Love … And Other Myths

Ashlee Carroll (Panel)


Leading Fathers, Leading Families*

The Important Role Men Play at Home

Lynn Floyd


Parenting with Resilience*

Showing Up for the Teens + Young Adults in Our Lives

Jordan Hope Vera


Becoming a Ministry Partner

Partnering with Fostering Hope

Whitney Bell


Lessons Learned from Recovery Court*

Systemically Keeping Families Together

Judge Larson + FRC Team


Speaking Up, Speaking Out*

Advocating for Your Child in Schools + Beyond

Dr. Beth Feger

General Session 2
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Caring for a Kinship Family

Fiona McInally and Beverly Morris

Lunch Time
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Cabo Bob's
Taco Bar

Breakout Session 2
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Head, Heart + Hands for Kinship*

How to Identify + Support Caregiving Families in Your Community

Krista Ruff


Working Upstream*

Preventing Families from Entering the System

STARRY Leadership Team


Web Wisdom*

Keeping Our Kids Safe Online

Sunitha Konatham


The Journey of Adoption*

An Adoptive Parent's Personal Experience on Navigating the Intricacies of Adoption

Chelsy Alexander


Building Your “Team Beverly”

Wrap Around Team

Fiona McInally + Beverly Morris


The Mission Field of Child Welfare*

Meeting the Needs in Your Own Backyard

Julie Kouri + HLCN


Growing Up, Giving Back

Learning From Those With Lived Experience

Kyiva Beasley + FFY Panel

Breakout Session 3
2:15 PM - 3:10 PM

The Science of Hope*

Trauma Awareness Training
Dr. Beth Feger

Soul Care

How to Trust God With Those Entrusted to You

Lee Lewis


The Realities of Adoption*

Hard Times + Post Permanence Resources

Megan Avery-Zellner



How Foster Families can Support Family Preservation

MJ Korpela + Panel


A Father’s Perspective

A Panel on the Importance of Fatherhood Involvement

Joshua Banks, Marcus Griggs + David Bryant


Finding Your Place in Child Welfare

Playing a Part in the Village

Cristal Maldonado


Compassionate Caregiver*

TXPOP Panel on Family Engagement

Caregiver Panel


General Session 3
3:15 PM - 3:55 PM

Spirit of Adoption
Danny Cook