Amplifying Advocacy Conference

Amplifying Advocacy Conference

“Dare to Be…”

To be held September 12th and 13th (Thursday/Friday), 2024 at University Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville.

2024 Amplifying Advocacy Conference Schedule

Thursday, September 12th:
  • 9:00-9:30           Check in
  • 9:30-10:30         Welcome & Opening Keynote
  • 10:45-11:50       Breakout Session #1
  • 11:50-1:00         Lunch   
  • 1:00-2:15           Breakout Session #2
  • 2:30-3:45           Breakout Session #3
  • 4:00-5:00           Day #1 Closing Keynote
  • 5:15-7:15           After Hours Networking Mixer 
Friday, September 13th                                  
  • 8:30-8:45           Check In & Breakfast 
  • 8:45-9:10           Welcome & Opening Keynote
  • 10:20-11:10       Breakout Session #4 
  • 11:20-12:30       Closing Keynote & Final Remarks

Keep reading for more information on 2024 Conference Sessions! More info to come!

Breakout #1

  • Community Based Care – presented by Rocky Henserling, Texas Family Care Network
  • Navigating the Juvenile Justice System – presented by Mike Quinn, CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County
  • Domestic Violence Impact on Kids – presented by SAAFE House

Breakout #2

  • ETV and College Resources for Youth with Foster Care Experience
  • Autism – presented by Jeff Dunn, pastor Huntsville Church of Christ
  • Grief & Loss – presented by Leigh Alanna Todd, Prospering Hope Counseling

Breakout #3

  • Compassion Fatigue – presented by Christine Hoover
  • Sex Trafficking and Online Exploitation – presented by Houston Police Department
  • ADHD & Trauma – presented by Dr. Molly Thompson

Breakout #4

  • Indian Child Welfare Act 101 – presented by Caren Presley, DFPS Regional Attorney
  • Police Response to Child Abuse Cases – presented by Lt. Ken Foulch of Huntsville Police Department
  • Best Practices for CASA Child Visits – presented by Catharine James & Rosa Hoadley, CASA of Walker, San Jacinto, & Trinity Counties

REGISTRATION will open August 5, 2024!

Questions? Contact information@casaofwalkercounty.org