2016 TxCFR Conference Schedule

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

2:30pm – 8:30pm

TxCFR Board: Conference Cmte. Mtg.

The 2016 TxCFR Conference Committee will meet to finalize details and resolve any questions that remain.

TxCFR Board: Working Dinner / F2F Board Mtg.

The TxCFR Board of Directors will eat while conducting the bi-annual Face-to-Face Board Meeting.

 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

8:00am – 12:00pm
REGISTRATION

PRE-FUNCTION AREA

The Registration Table in the Conference Center hallway is the Information Center for the 2016 TxCFR Annual Conference including:

  • Conference Registration and Membership Sign-Up
  • Announcements, Updates, and Conference Information
  • CEU’s,

8:30am – 11:30am

Pre-Conference

Dr. Elaine Zweig – All in the “Family” – Dr. Zweig will discuss ways to promote positive interactions and effective communication between home, school and community.

Dr. Margaret T. Owen – Beyond the 30 Million Word Gap: The Contribution of Early Parent-Child Communication Quality to Low-income Children’s Language Success – Language development of many low-income children is markedly delayed, creating achievement gaps difficult to bridge. One widely discussed explanation – the “30-million word gap” – focuses on the quantity of words children hear. This presentation will address efforts to bridge the gap and the importance of laying a foundation of communication between caregiver and child for language success.

Pre-conference fee is $40. A Continental Breakfast will be served.   CEUs will be included in the CEU cost for the conference.

10:00am – 12:00pm
EXHIBITORS & VENDORS

PRE-FUNCTION AREA

11:30am – 12:30pm

TxCFR Student / New Professional Mtg.

ROCKWELL III

MEETING AGENDA

This meeting will focus on the following topics:

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Opening Session / Keynote Lunch

Lunch Served for attendees

Welcome from the President

Keynote address

 

2:00pm – 2:15pm: BREAK 1

2:15pm – 3:30pm

Concurrent Session 1
  • Workshop #1-ADHD #5
  • Workshop #2- #7 Human trafficking
  • Workshop #3- Preschool lang. dev. #13
  • Research presentations #4 Family #2,6,20

3:30pm – 3:45pm: BREAK 2

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Concurrent Session 2
  • Workshop #1-
  • Workshop #2 Family finance ed. #16
  • Workshop #3 Lang. dev. “labeling” #17
  • Research presentations #4 Parenting #3,15,23

5:15pm – 6:30pm

President’s Reception / Poster Presentations

President’s Reception – join colleagues from around the state of Texas for hors d’ourves, networking, and enlightening conversation with Poster Presenters.

Poster Presentations – presenters will display information and materials in the main lobby.

Friday, April 8, 2016

REGISTRATION

PRE-FUNCTION AREA

The Registration Table in the Conference Center hallway is the Information Center for the 2016 TxCFR Annual Conference including:

  • Conference Registration and Membership Sign-Up
  • Announcements, Updates, and Conference Information
  • CEU’s,
8:00am – 9:00am: TxCFR Business Meeting

AGENDA

  1. Welcome
  2. Agenda Item 1
  3. Agenda Item 2
  4. Agenda Item 3
BREAK 1

Water and coffee are provided for your convenience in the conference rooms. Snacks and concessions are located at the front desk of the hotel.

9:15am – 10:30am: Concurrent Session 3
  • Workshop #1- Parenting partners/collaboration #21
  • Workshop #2 – Parents & technology #22
  • Workshop #3 – Family & Sp. Ed. #30
  • Research presentations #4 Therapy 26,28,25
BREAK 1

Water and coffee are provided for your convenience in the conference rooms. Snacks and concessions are located at the front desk of the hotel.

10:45am – 12:00pm: Concurrent Session 4 [Room?]
  • Workshop #1-Autism #27
  • Workshop #2- Marriage #29
  • Workshop #3 – Ed. Technology & children #24
  • Research presentations #4 Therapy 11,4,1

Maps

SpringHill Suites Conference Center Floor Plan

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