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2020 TxCFR Annual Conference Highlights

Building Resilience Within All Families

Thursday, March 5th - Friday, March 6th

Holiday Inn Southwest Houston Sugar Land Area

The annual TxCFR Conference brings together practitioners, researchers, students, and others working to serve Texas families. Join us for networking, professional development, and best practices for serving our communities. We are excited about our lineup of practitioners on the front lines strengthening families and our researchers who are engaging in innovative research to inform intervention with families. Join us for conversation and collaboration!

To learn more about our most recent conference, take a look at our 2019 conference program.

Featured Events

OPENING PLENARY: Cultivating Resilience: Ordinary Magic in the Real World

Thursday, March 5th

 

J. Douglas Coatsworth, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Applied Developmental Science Program

and Mindfulness and Family Resilience Lab

Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

Professionals serving families are invited to present research-focused papers, practice-focused papers, workshops, roundtable discussions, and posters. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with colleagues working in Texas and to engage in continuing education and professional development!

TxCFR is committed to providing professional development opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Student-driven research projects, research proposals, literature reviews, and position/white papers may be submitted and presented during the competition if they meet eligibility guidelines. For details, please see the 2020 Student Poster Competition Guidelines.

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Registration Rates

Does NOT include TxCFR Membership. Please note that preconference registration is separate.

This fee is for professionals who wish to renew their membership or who wish to become voting members of TxCFR. Please note that all current memberships will expire on the first day of the conference (March 5th, 2019). If you wish to renew your membership or if you would like to join TxCFR, you will need to submit this fee.

TxCFR Membership Fee Waived for Students

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Holiday Inn Southwest Houston Sugar Land Area

 

11160 Southwest Fwy.

Houston, Texas 77031

  • $89 per night group booking rate

  • Complimentary wireless internet access in guest rooms and meeting spaces

  • Complimentary self-parking

  • Two complimentary breakfast vouchers included with each booked room for each night of stay when booking through group link

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Apply to be a Conference Assistant

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for a Conference Assistant position. Benefits include:
 

  • $25 discount on student registration fee

  • Networking with other Conference Assistants and TxCFR members

  • Experience assisting with the coordination of a professional conference

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SPONSORSHIP
  • Full-page logo ad in the printed program

  • Acknowledgement as the "Title Sponsor" on all marketing materials (subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Name mentioned on all radio advertisements and press releases (subject to FCC regulations and copy content restrictions)

  • Logo placement on all print ads, online and hard copy registration, and website (sized according to the amount contributed and subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Exhibitor Table at the annual conference

  • 4 registrations for the 2018 TxCFR Conference

  • 1/2 page logo ad in the printed program

  • Acknowledgement as the "Benefactor Sponsor" on all marketing materials (subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Name mentioned on all radio advertisements and press releases (subject to FCC regulations and copy content restrictions)

  • Logo placement on all print ads, online and hard copy registration, and website (sized according to the amount contributed and subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Exhibitor Table at the annual conference

  • 3 registrations for the 2018 TxCFR Conference

  • 1/4 page logo ad in the printed program

  • Acknowledgement as the "Platinum Sponsor" on all marketing materials (subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Name mentioned on all radio advertisements and press releases (subject to FCC regulations and copy content restrictions)

  • Logo placement on all print ads, online and hard copy registration, and website (sized according to the amount contributed and subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Exhibitor Table at the annual conference

  • 2 registrations for the 2018 TxCFR Conference

  • Acknowledgement as the "Gold Sponsor" on all marketing materials (subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Name mentioned on all radio advertisements and press releases (subject to FCC regulations and copy content restrictions)

  • Logo placement on all print ads, online and hard copy registration, and website (sized according to the amount contributed and subject to copy content restrictions)

  • Exhibitor Table at the annual conference

  • 1 registration for the 2018 TxCFR Conference

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2020 Conference Program Committee

Shelia Lumar, Ph.D., CFLE, University of North Texas at Dallas, TxCFR President

Greg Brooks, Ph.D., Abilene Christian University, President Elect

Joanne Roberts, Ph.D., Hardin Simmons University, Past President 

Linda Ladd, Ph.D., Psy.D. Texas Woman's University, Secretary

Erica Jordan, Ph.D., CFLE, University of Houston, Vice President, Conference Committee Chair

Janis Henderson, Ph.D., CFLE, Private Practice, Vice President, Conference Committee Co-Chair

Rachel Jumper, Ph.D., Stephen F. Austin University, Vice President, Membership Chair

Jennifer Newquist, Ph.D., CFLE, Stephen F. Austin University, Student/New Professional Program (SNPP) Advisor

Erron Huey, Ph.D., Texas Woman's University, Board Member at Large

Shera Jackson, Ph.D., IBCLC, Texas Tech University, Board Member at Large

Felicia Murray, Ph.D., Tarleton State University, Board Member at Large

Mervil Johnson, MPA, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County