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REGISTRATION OPEN: March 2 & 3, 2020 Navigating Change: Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA

You may now REGISTER to attend! 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the: Monday, MARCH 2, 2020: 8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference • 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the: Tuesday, MARCH 3, 2020: 1st Annual Family Preservation Conference • 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

Cost to attend: $110 per person/per conference (Federation member) $155 each (non-member)

Location: Greater Lansing Association of Realators (The MTG Space), 4039 Legacy Parkway, Lansing. 

Earn as many as 5 social work continuing education credit hours at each conference for an additional $30 per conference! 

Both conferences will feature a keynote by nationally-renowned speaker Amelia Franck Meyer!

Amelia Franck Meyer is CEO of Alia, a national non-profit focused on transforming how child welfare is done in this country. Amelia delivered a very powerful address at this year's Sr. Management Conference. Here's what your colleagues had to say about her presentation: 

  • "This was one of the best presentations I’ve ever attended. Amelia was engaging, informative, honest and her work is noteworthy! I would love to have her train at my agency!"
  • "Exceptional and inspirational." 
  • "Engaging, motivational and inspiring presenter. I wanted to stand up and cheer numerous times during the talk."

Both conferences will also have national speakers from Casey Family Programs focusing on implementing the FFPSA specific to each conference audience.

The Residential Treatment conference will also feature sessions on: 

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Building Awareness of LGBTQ Youth
  • Applying Effective Behavior Management Strategies with Urban Youth

The Family Preservation conference will also feature sessions on: 

  • Welcome address by Jooyeun Chang, Deputy Director, Children's Services Administration, MDHHS. 
  • Panel featuring three evidence-based interventions. 
  • Motivational interviewing. 

CLICK HERE to download/view the CONFERENCE FLYER which includes SPONSORSHIP and MARKETING opportunities. To sign up to SPONSORCLICK HERE

1st Annual Family Preservation Conference

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

1st Annual Family Preservation Conference: Navigating Change, Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA

8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference

Monday, March 2, 2020

8th Annual Residential Treatment Conference: Navigating Change, Fulfilling the Promise of the FFPSA. 

2019 Sr. Management Conference

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See attached file to view/download Sr. Management Conference details. 

Business - Finance MIN Meeting

Members Only Business Managers and Finance Directors MIN Meeting. 

Webinar: BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 3–ADVANCED: 10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Successful Strategies for Residential and Child Welfare Partnerships to Support Permanency & Family Engagement

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 3–ADVANCED:
10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Successful Strategies for Residential and Child Welfare
Partnerships to Support Permanency & Family Engagement

Webinar: BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 2–ADVANCED: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (ET) Successful Strategies for Engaging & Partnering with Families

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 2–ADVANCED:
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (ET) Successful Strategies for Engaging & Partnering with Families

Webinar: BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 1–FOUNDATION: 10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Engaging & Partnering with Families: One Program’s Transformation, Including Business, Clinical, and Family Advocate Perspectives

BUILDING BRIDGES INITIATIVE. PART 1–FOUNDATION:
10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET) Engaging & Partnering with Families: One Program’s Transformation, Including Business, Clinical, and Family Advocate Perspectives

Performance/Quality Management MIN

Member's only: 

Performance/Quality Management MIN, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

REGISTER NOW! August 8 TRAINING: Successfully Engaging and Partnering with Families: Challenges and Strategies for Success; plus three WEBINARS: July 10, August 14, September 12

If your organization is interested in improving its practices and staff skills toward becoming a family-driven organization and engaging families, it is recommended that your organization send teams of leaders to the August 8 training, as well as participate in each of the three webinars. The webinars move from foundational to advanced family engagement strategies, and each of these events will feature faculty from different residential programs across the country who have extensive experience in moving their organizations to becoming family-driven and engaging families with complex challenges.

This special training program for Michigan residential treatment leaders and stakeholders will be held Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West. In addition, a series of three webinars will focus on successfully engaging families—from the basics to advanced. Webinar dates are Tuesday, July 10, Tuesday, August 14, and Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

The Michigan Federation for Children and Families is pleased to host these events for Michigan providers and stakeholders and is grateful for the generous support of the Building Bridges Initiative and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

REGISTER NOW! DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE HERE and CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

 

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