Invited Participants

Who can attend

Participation is by invitation only. The conference has three components, each aimed at specific participant groups.

December 10: Court Improvement Program meeting

Primary participants
  • Court Improvement Program representatives
Also welcome to attend
  • State child welfare directors
  • Child welfare directors from each State’s largest metropolitan area
  • CFSR coordinators
  • Federal staff
  • Representatives of the Training and Technical Assistance Network

December 11: Enhancing Agency/Court Collaboration

Primary participants Court Improvement Program representatives
State child welfare directors
Child welfare directors from each State’s largest metropolitan area
CFSR coordinators
Federal staff
Representatives of the Training and Technical Assistance Network
Also welcome to attend State training directors
Child welfare human resource directors
University partners
Child welfare training grantees

December 12 – 13: Strengthening Agency Systems and Workforce Development

Primary participants State child welfare directors
Child welfare directors from each State’s largest metropolitan area
CFSR coordinators
State training directors
Child welfare human resource directors
University partners
Child welfare training grantees
Federal staff
Representatives of the Training and Technical Assistance Network
Also welcome to attend Court Improvement Program representatives

Sponsorships

The Children’s Bureau will sponsor the participation of one individual from each state or territory in each of these categories:

  • State child welfare director
  • Child welfare directors from each State’s largest metropolitan area
  • CFSR coordinator
  • State training director
  • Child welfare human resource director or University partner

Sponsorship includes lodging, travel and travel-related expenses for specific components of the meeting.
For more detailed information on sponsored participation, download Information for Sponsored Participants .

Court Improvement Program representatives are invited to attend as part of their Court Improvement Program (CIP) grant activity.

Attendees other than CIP representatives and sponsored participants are responsible for their own expenses.