Welcome

IARCA is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Annual Conference. Registration is open

The Conference will be held at the Indianapolis Marriot East at 7202 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219. A reduced rate is available for overnight rooms until Aug 16.

Each conference workshop sessions is approved for 1.5 Hours of Continuing Education Hours for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LAC, LCAC & Psychologists.

The Keynote is approved for .75 CEHs. Twenty-four workshops have been approved by DCS for Foster Parent Hours. Below, find a list of workshops NOT approved for these hours.

Registration fees:

IARCA members/staff:

One-day - $100

Two-day - $150

Public agency staff:

One-day - $125

Two-day - $185

Parents/foster or kinship parents/foster alumni:

One-day - $50

Two-day - $100

Non-IARCA member agency staff:

One-day - $220

Two-day - $250

Highlights for September 14th:

  • Keynote: Christine James Brown, CEO of the Child Welfare League of America
  • All-day Interrupting Racism for Youth workshop
  • Luncheon: Presentation of the 2022 Friend of Child award
  • IARCA Annual Meeting

 Highlights for September 15th:

  • Breakfast and presentation of the 2022 IARCA service awards
  • All-day Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) introduction

Twenty-four workshops have been approved for DCS Foster Parent Hours. We've indicated in the workshop descriptions which ones have been approved. Below are the handful of workshops that have NOT been approved: 

  • B3: Social Work Ethics – Challenges of Technology in Practice
  • B6: Developing Face-to-Face Skills in a Virtual World
  • C2: Writing effective reports and presenting clear testimony: a primer with DCS legal
  • C5: IARCA Annual Meeting
  • D4: One Mission, One Vision: Effective Collaboration with Our DCS Partners
  • D5: Working with families: How do we get unstuck?
  • E3: Preservation as Priority 1: Questioning conventions about which families can be kept safely at home
  • F2: Working with youth, not for youth: Strategies for incorporating lived expertise
  • F3: Breaking the Silos: Home-Based, Residential and Foster Care Services
  • F5: What School House Rock left out: How an idea become a federal law or regulation