About this Event
On September 30th, we'll be connecting our hearts and transforming lives together because we are Stronger Together. Be a part of our one-day conference & resource fair dedicated to encouraging, inspiring, and reinvigorate Kinship Caregivers, Adoptive Parents, and the Youth in their care.
Stronger Together Conference & Resource brings together families, youth, professionals, and resources in the same room to gain support and learn from experts on kinship care and adoption. Lunch & refreshments provided.
We welcome all kinship, traditional foster parent, adoptive parents, child welfare/social service professionals AND teens/youth ages 13-22. Please note this event does not have child care available for children younger than 12.
Kinship Caregiver, Adoptive Parent , Foster Parent, and Professional Topics & Speakers:
- The Art & Science of Being that One Caring Adult with Josh Shipp, Renowned Inspirational Speaker, Teen Expert, & Author
- Blocked Trust & Parenting with Melissa Corkum, Author of Reclaim Compassion: The Adoptive Parent's Guide to Overcoming Blocked Care with Nueroscience and Faith
- Self-Care with Madyson Wier & Carly Aldis from Revival Therapy
- Advocacy for Thriving Children with Dr. Ali Caliendo, Founder & Executive Director of Foster Kinship & Adoptive Parent
- Rebuilding Burnt Bridges and Family Relationships after Permanency
- Panel Discussions including Q&A with Josh Shipp & Other Experts!
Teen Topics & Speakers:
- Speak Up! Advocating for ourselves and Others with Trista Miller, Youth & Kinship Advocate
- Safety for Teens with Joy & Phil Hoover, Advocates, Entrepreneurs, and Motivational Speakers
- Motivation, Success, and Leadership with Brandon Marshall, Founder of William-Marshall Cares
If you are needing a scholarship to attend the event, please contact Sasha Ritchie at [email protected]. There are a limited number of scholarships available for Kinship & Thriving After clients.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, United States
USD 0.00 to USD 35.00