Foster Parent Conference

Foster Parent Conference: September 8-9, 2023

The 2023 foster parent fall conference will be held virtually September 8 and 9, 2023. There is no cost to attend this event.

Participants may earn up to 13 hours of training credit by attending workshops during each of the conference sessions.

Workshops will run from 9:00 am Central/10:00 am Eastern to 4:30 pm Central/5:30 pm Eastern both days, beginning with a conference welcome session on Friday, September 8.

This year's conference will consist of one general session workshop each morning, followed by breakout workshop sessions in the afternoon.

Friday, we are excited to partner with The Jason Foundation to deliver the training Preventing Suicide among Foster Care Youth. This training will be delivered on Friday, September 8,  from 9:30 am Central/10:30 am Eastern to 12:00 pm Central/1:00 pm Eastern. All Tennessee foster parents are required to complete this training by June 30, 2024. This session is a great opportunity to fulfill this requirement with a live delivery. if you are unable to attend this training, visit the Suicide Prevention webpage for additional information about the computer-based training option.

On Saturday, we are proud to partner with the Papillion Center to deliver The Basics of Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. This training will be delivered from 9:00 am Central/10:00 am Eastern to 12:00 pm Central/1:00 pm Eastern.

Registration for the conference is closed. If you need assistance, use the conference help desk button above or call ‪(615) 669-0589‬.