Please note the conference website is in the process of being updated. More information will be available by August of 2019.

2018 Scholarships are closed

 Applicants will be notified by Friday, October 12, 2018.


Through public and private support, scholarships for the payment of the conference registration fee on October 29, 2018 are available to eligible conference participants. There are a limited number of scholarships, please understand that you are NOT guaranteed a scholarship just because you apply. The scholarship will only cover the registration fee and not any additional fees. Applicants will be notified by Friday, October 12, 2018.

- Only one person per household may apply for a scholarship
- Only 2 people per agency may receive a scholarship
- Your scholarship application will be cancelled if you register & pay for the conference

Scholarships are only for the full-day StS Conference Monday, 10/29/18
(Does NOT include Sunday's Pre-Conference)

Additional scholarship questions can be directed to Yuko Spofford at or 503-988-4172

Scholarship funding was made possible by grants from Oregon’s Children’s Justice Act Task Force, federal grant funds from the Juvenile Court Improvement Program, the Oregon Foster Parent Association.


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

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.



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.