2019 National Conference Agenda and Session Topics

Tuesday, October 15

Time Topic Presenter
9:00-9:30 a.m. Welcome Greg McNeece – President
CORE Board of Directors
9:30.-10:00 a.m. Legislative Update and Status Quo of FFPSA Implementation Don Forrester – Executive Director
Coalition of Residential Excellence
10:15-11:45 a.m. TBRI Presentation: Layers of Change: A Deep Dive Into The Mechanisms and Motivations for Becoming a Trauma-Informed Organization Dr. David Cross, TCU Institute of Child Development
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch and Keynote : Turning Boos Into Cheers Walt Coleman, Former NFL Official
1:15-2:45 p.m. TBRI Presentation: “So You Want To Be A Trauma-Informed Organization?” Daren Jones, TCU Institute of Child Development
3:15-4:30 p.m. Establishing a Trust Based Work Culture Derek Brown, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes

Wednesday, October 16

Time Topic Presenter
8:30-10:00 a.m. Guiding Practice and Policy Through Outcome Measures Rebekah Powell, Methodist Children’s Home
10:00-11:30 a.m. Story Branding Schell Gower, Certified StoryBrand Guide
1:15-2:30 p.m. Engaging Parents and Families for Student and Graduate Success Dr. Gary Perlakowski and John (Jay) Garvey, Milton Hershey School
2:30-4:00 p.m. Addressing Drug Use and Misuse Michelle Maikoetter, Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch
Banquet/Post Awards Presentation The Children We Serve – A Personal Story Sean Milner, The Baptist Children’s Village

Thursday, October 17

Time Topic Presenter
8:30-10:00 a.m. Creating Connections and Collaboration Dr. Danielle Budash, Amanda Smith and Scott Fasick, Milton Hershey School
10:00-11:30 a.m. Building Relationships That Promote Resiliency Dr. Derek Brown, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Homes

Presentation of a new framework for understanding and creating organizational change, grounded in more than a decade of experience helping professionals, families, organizations, and communities implement trauma-informed interventions with the goal of transforming cultures of caregiving and practice. Dr. David Cross

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®) is whole-child, attachment- based, trauma-informed of complementary and synergistic principles: Connecting, Empowering and Correcting.This session will discuss the three phases of TBRI implementation and will also include seven complimentary and synergistic principles of TBRI implementation. Daren Jones

Establishing a Trust Based Work Culture

October 15 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Leadership principles that encourage trust can transform the workplace. Trust-based leadership can create an environment that facilitates staff engagement and improves desired outcomes. Dr. Derek Brown

How to use outcomes to guide practice, establishing consistent outcomes across member agencies, and how this structure can be used to help guide and support legislative and policy efforts. Rebekah Powell

Story Branding

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

You will learn the foundation of the StoryBrand Framework so you can create a compelling story that touches the heart of donors and volunteers. You will also see examples of how creating the right messaging will lead donors and volunteers to take action. Schell Gower

Presentation will outline the framework that the Milton Hershey School uses to increase parent/family engagement to foster both student and graduate success. The School’s program curriculum map and evaluation model will be shared. Dr. Gary Perlakowski & John (Jay) Garvey

Addressing Drug Use and Misuse

October 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This presentation will discuss how timing, history, family, peers, culture and drugs come together to create a unique profile for each user and how our approach must adapt to their needs. Just as we have learned with other issues and interventions – one size actually fits no one. Michelle Maikoetter

Creating Connections and Collaboration

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

In this session, we will discuss how we provide intentional programming, while shifting the culture, partnering together, and implementing a MTSS-B and trauma-informed care framework. Dr. Danielle Budash, Amanda Smith & Scott Fasick

Building Relationships That Promote Resiliency

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Why do some children show resiliency when many others do not? What changes the trajectory for many kids from adversity? Learn to build intentional relationships that promote resiliency in the aftermath of adversity. Dr. Derek Brown