AFFM Annual Spring Conference

When:April 22, 2022 – April 23, 2022
Cost:Free For Resource Families ($30.00 Fee For Professionals)

AFFM’s 25th
Annual Spring Conference

Strengthening and Growing Hope

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About the Event

AFFM conferences provide training designed specifically for families looking for unique and advanced learning opportunities. It is also an opportunity to network with families and other providers from across the state. This year’s conference will be held virtually focusing on strengthening hope, future, and success. All presentations will be available for replay for 30 days after the event for those who register. Registration is free for all resource families.


Dr. Chan Hellman – Hope Research Center

Brett Hayes – Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Sue Badeau – Adoptive Parent, Speaker, Author of ‘Are We There Yet’

Jim Harris – Owner of Opportunities Consulting Services and the Associate Director of the West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University

Maine Resilience Building Network

Youth Leadership Advisory Council

Bette Hoxie and Elizabeth Stout, Esq.

Travis Bryant and Marcus Stallworth

Maine Children’s Trust


  • Kinship Providers
  • Foster Parents
  • Adoptive Parents
  • Social Worker
  • Child Welfare Workers
  • Clinicians
  • CASA Volunteers
  • Judges
  • Attorneys
  • Educators
  • Other Child & Family Advocates