Registration

 

2017 Conference Registration - Open

ONLINE: (via Universe/Stripe)
Click Here to Register/Pay Online

MAIL IN:  Download Registration Form Here* (.pdf)

Check Payable to: Oregon Foster Parent Association (OFPA)  
Mail to: Shoulder to Shoulder
c/o ORPARC
2950 SE Stark St #130
Portland, OR 97214

*Please be sure to include the name(s) of the
individual(s) you are registering.

REGISTRATION FEES*

All-Day Conference 10/30
$75 until 10/16/2017
$95 on/after 10/17/2017 

Pre-Conference Event 10/29
$25  until 10/16/2017
$30 on/after 10/17/2017

For Special Accommodations
E-mail: info@stsconference.com OR
Call: 800-764-8367 ext. 20
Ask for Shoulder to Shoulder

Registration questions? Email info@stsconference.com

*Please note:

  - No refunds after 10/23/2017 for the Conference and Pre-Conference Event.

  - Separate Payment/Registration is required for the Pre-Conference Event

 

 2017 Conference 


Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
5th Annual
Pre-Conference Event

 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Robyn Gobbel

"Trauma Doesn't Tell Time"

Robyn Gobbel, LCSW

          

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
19th Annual
Shoulder to Shoulder Conference

 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM

Angela Tucker

"Nevertheless, She Persisted"

Angela Tucker

General Conference Information


Location
Red Lion Hotel on the River Jantzen Beach
909 N Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217
 

 

Conference Schedule

Please visit our Agenda page to view the schedule and descriptions of presentations and speakers available at this year's conference. Attendees will select which workshop to attend on the day of the conference on a first-come first-serve basis.

Scholarships Available

See our Scholarships page for more details about how to apply. If you receive a scholarship, applications will serve as your registration for the all-day conference on 10/30/2017. Scholarship request must be received by October 6, 2017. Recipients will be notified by October 13, 2017.  If you do not receive a scholarship, you will need to pay for the conference.


Certificate of Attendance - Training Hours

You do not need to sign up to receive a certificate of attendance when registering for the conference.

Foster Parents and CASA volunteers can use the Certificate of Attendance for their continuing education. Everyone who completes the survey after the conference will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Certificates of Attendance are free. If you are unsure whether the Certificate of Attendance will meet your continuing education requirements, please confirm with the person/entity that approves your continuing education.

If you need a credentialed certificate, please see the description below for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).

Continuing Education Credits (CEU's/CLE's) - Licensed Professionals

Continuing Education Credits are available at no cost this year for social workers, attorneys and mental health professionals. Please indicate on your Registration Form that you are requesting Continuing Education Credits. Provided by Cascadia Training for Professional Development, an NBCC‐Approved Continuing Education Provider (Provider #: 6475) (recognized by NASW Oregon State Chapter). Check in at the registration desk to ensure you are signed-up to receive credits for conference attendance.

Vendors/ Exhibitor Tables

Vendor and exhibitor tables are available for the day of the conference. The tables will be located near the main ballroom, in the hallways near registration and workshop rooms. Please see our Sponsors page for more information about requesting a Vendor/Exhibitor table.

Lodging/Directions & Parking

Please see our Lodging page for more details about Lodging options.
Please see our Directions page for more details on Directions and Parking options.

 

 

Conference funding was made possible by a grant from the Oregon’s Children’s Just Act Task Force and through federal grant funds from the Juvenile Court Improvement Program. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of either grantor.