The National Voice of Foster Parents



2019 Annual Education Conference

The National Foster Parent Association will celebrate our 49th annual education conference in June 12 - 15, 2019. The NFPA is committed to bringing relevant quality learning opportunities to all caregivers in the foster care system as well as to staff, and other professionals, who work with these families and the children they serve.

Celebrate with us, embrace new partners, and new approaches!

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & DETAILS

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE


More than 50 workshops will focus on strategies to parent children who have experienced loss and trauma, issues regarding sexual abuse and self harm, and unique perspectives for parenting children and teens with diverse ages and stages of development.  

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

  • 7:30 AM | Registration Open
  • 9:00 AM | Opening Session
  • 10:30 AM | Workshops Begin
  • 5:00 PM | Workshops End

Thursday, June 13, 2019

  • 8:00 AM | Registration Open
  • 9:00 AM | Plenary
  • 10:45 AM | Workshops Begin
  • 5:15 PM | Workshops End

Friday, June 14, 2019

  • 8:00 AM | Registration Open
  • 10:00 AM | Workshops Begin
  • 11:45 AM | Lunch
  • 3:00 PM | Walk Me Home Event
  • 5:15 PM | Workshops End

Saturday, June 15, 2019

        • 8:00 AM | Registration Open
        • 9:00 AM | General Membership Meeting
        • 10:00 AM | Josh Shipp, Keynote Speaker
        • 12:00 PM | Closing

  • 8:00 AM | Registration Open
  • 10:00 AM | Workshops Begin

HOST HOTEL

We are now accepting hotel reservations for our 49th Annual Education Conference, Navigating the Future. Through the hotel website you can book, modify, or cancel your hotel reservations at any time.

We look forward to seeing you at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Anaheim Garden Grove located at 12021 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA 92840-4001.

HELEN STONE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship is awarded to five current foster, adoptive, or kinship caregivers to provide assistance in attending the National Foster Parent Association's annual education conference. Each scholarship is worth $500 to be used for expenses in attending the 49th Annual Education Conference to be held in Anaheim, California on June 12, 2019, until June 15, 2019.

The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their hearts and their homes to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US. The NFPA believes in the importance of family-based care for foster children and that every child deserves support and a permanent family.

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