Strengthening Families, Navigating Life
a Family Enrichment Conference

April 11-12, 2014 • Tan-Tar-A Resort, Lake of the Ozarks

An invitation only event

(formerly the Family Partnership Parent & Caregiver Retreat and Early Childhood Summit)

 For parents of children, youth and young adults with special health care needs and early childhood family leaders 

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Agenda At-A-Glance

Friday, April 11

4pm Hotel Check-in available
4 – 7pm Exhibitor Area open
5 – 7:30pm Conference Registration
7 – 9pm Opening Kickoff

Saturday, April 12

Breakfast on your own with conference vouchers
9 – 9:15am Welcome
9:15 – 10:15am Keynote Presentation - Missouri Strong, Family Strong
10:15 – 10:30am Break, Hotel Checkout (by 11am)
10:30 – 11:30am Navigating Life: Breakouts

  • Seeing the World through the Lens of Trauma
  • SUCCESS in Telling Your Story
  • Charting the Life Course: Living the Good Life

11:30 – 12pm Break
12 – 1pm Lunch: Regional Networking with your Family Partners
1 – 2pm Strengthening Families: Breakouts

  • The Art of Effective Advocacy
  • Fathers Matter: Calling all Dads! (Moms welcome too)
  • Family Leadership: Getting to your “Why”

2:00 – 2:15pm Break
2:15 – 3:30pm Closing Session


Hosted by

· MO Family Partnership
· MO Family to Family Health Information Center
· MO Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems


Sponsored by

MO Department of Health & Senior Services UMKC-Institute for Human Development
Missouri First Steps | Early Intervention Children's Trust Fund | Missouri's Foundation for Child Abuse Prevention