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FFTA Annual Public Policy Institute & TFC Advocacy Day - Washington, DC

Preliminary Agenda (presenters/panelists/times subject to change)


Monday May 4, 2020

Capitol Visitors Center

9:00am   

FFTA Public Policy Update 
Treva Johnson, Family Focused Treatment Association

9:15am 

Housing Initiatives for Transitional Age Youth
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dr. Ben Carson, Department of Housing and Urban Development (Invited)

9:45am 

FFPSA and Primary Prevention Services (questions in advance)
Dr. Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau and Acting Commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)

10:15am

FFPSA: A Successful State Plan
Cosette Mills: Co-Author of Utah State Prevention Plan and Original Collaborator on FFPSA Federal Legislation
Representation from other states pending
National Governors Association representation, pending

11:15am

ACES/Trauma Informed Care in Policy
Betsy Doud, ACES Connection and Reup Founder

12:00pm

Lunch: Recognition of Sponsors, Scholarship Recipient and Message from Dr. Laura Boyd

1:00pm 

The Latest News from Key Congressional Staff
Panel Discussion with both Senate and House Committee Staff

1:30pm 

The Latest News from the Clearinghouse [Questions in advance]:
Presenter to be announced

2:00pm 

FFTA Focus Groups Panel Discussions
FFPSA (panelists TBA)
Federal Legislation (panelists TBA)
ACES/Trauma Informed Care (panelists TBA)

3:00pm 

Child Welfare: A Glimpse of the Future
Panel Discussion with former Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s Congressional Interns who experienced foster care

3:45pm 

Preparing for TFC Advocacy Day on May 5th

5:00pm 

Reception and Recognition of Congressional Champions (location TBD)

Tuesday May 5, 2020

Capitol Visitors Center

9:00am 

FFTA's Kinship in TFC Demonstration Project
Brian Lynch, CEO, Children's Community Programs of Conecticut
Erica Burgess, FFTA Kinship Project Director
Eric Ballyount, North Carolina DSS Adoption Supervisor

10:00am

TFC Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
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