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Foster from the Heart: Upbring Foster In Texas Trauma-Informed Care Conference - DFW

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Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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Trauma Informed Care
Conference to be held in the Fellowship Hall. Registration begins at 8 a.m., Conference begins promptly at 9 a.m.
2d 3h 9m Free  

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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 over seas

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

Benefits:

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

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Have questions about Foster from the Heart: Upbring Foster In Texas Trauma-Informed Care Conference - DFW? Contact Upbring

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Lamb of God Lutheran Church
1401 Cross Timbers Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)


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Upbring

Upbring is a leading nonprofit working to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. We benefit nearly 30,000 families each year with our life-changing programs, including foster care, adoption, education, residential treatment and community services. 

Through our 14 foster care offices across the state, we connect nearly  2,000 children with safe, loving foster families each year. For more information about our programs, visit upbring.org.


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