Indiana AFCC Annual Conference

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2022 Indiana AFCC Annual Conference

September 16th, 2022
IndyBar Education Center – 140 N Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN

The Inclusive Family: Family formation and appearance evolves, and with that evolution comes changes in the law and social services.  The 2022 Annual Conference for AFCC Indiana will raise awareness of issues related to diversity and bias in multiple areas and facilitate discussion regarding the unique issues faced by Indiana families as they navigate legal, relational and mental health challenges.

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2022 Conference Agenda

8:30a – 9:00a Registration, networking and opportunity to visit with sponsors
9:00a – 10:15a Nik Harris Part 1 Understanding Gender and Orientation Issues in Family Law
10:15a – 10:30a Break
10:30a – 11:30a Nik Harris Part 2 Understanding Gender and Orientation Issues in Family Law
11:30a – 12:00p Attorney Melanie Reichert Indiana case law update regarding gender and orientation issues
12:00p – 1:00p Lunch and INAFCC mtg Annual meeting items for INAFCC membership, networking, sponsor presentation
1:00p – 3:00p What We Do With What We Know, Actions Speak Louder Than Words
1. Ms. Cassandra Porter 1. Eliminating Micro Aggressions and Biases that Families Experience
2. Dr. Virgil Gregory Jr. 2. Black Male Cultural Trauma and Implications for Black Families
3. Ms. Annie Hostetter and Ms. Jill English 3. Racism’s Costs For All of Our Families
3:00p – 3:15p Break
3:15p – 4:30p 1. Ms. Alfreda Singleton Smith 1. Navigating the Unique Challenges of Kinship Placement
2. Attorney Melissica Flippen 2. Indiana Case Law Update Regarding Kinship Placements

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