CAFCA’s 2023 Conference: Better Together

Thursday, October 5, 2023
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Shiloh House Family Resource Pavilion Events Center

Call for Workshop Presenters

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Better Together, the 2023 CAFCA Annual Conference

The workshops will be 1.5 hours each. This Call for Presenters is open to the public, and no affiliation with CAFCA is necessary to apply.


While topics are unlimited, we are especially interested in the following issue areas:

Addressing Urgency of Youth Mental Health Needs

Boosting Child Welfare Workforce / Creative Workforce Solutions

Racial Justice, Diversity, Equity and/or Implicit Bias (relating to staff, clients, work culture, etc.)

Foster Parenting Recruitment, Retention, Stabilization, Support   |  LGBTQ+ Awareness, Issues, Services

Trauma Informed Care and Culture  |   Human Trafficking   |    Creative Collaboration

 Meaningful Engagement of Lived Experience  |   Legal Advocacy for Children, Youth and Families

 Youth Aging Out, Independent Living

Preventing, De-Escalating, and Addressing Youth on Run and or Dysregulation

 Education Issues, Facility Schools, Day Treatment

Secondary Staff Trauma, Self-Care, Mental Health for Service Providers

 Serving Unaccompanied Youth and Migrant Populations  |   Creative Funding Solutions