2019 Family and Direct Care Workshop

"The Hard Stuff: Be Prepared" is the theme for the 61st Annual Workshop for Direct Care, Family Care, Foster Parents, Teachers, Counselors, and Social Workers in Ft. Worth, Texas. The dates are Monday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 12. We will start at 1:00 pm on Monday and finish before noon on Wednesday.  Register by May 15 to receive a $25 Early Bird Discount!

We will be meeting at the Sheraton Ft. Worth Downtown, and the room rates will be $149.00 per night.

We have some great presenters lined up that will educate, motivate and encourage including Dr. Patricia J. Sulak and Sara Jenkins.

Tuesday Breakouts will feature various topics including:

  • Suicide ideation
  • Social media
  • Addictions including but not limited to pornography and self harm
  • Abuse and neglect – dealing with the trauma

We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 Workshop! If you have any questions, please contact Heather Charles at (918) 760-6712.



(+ tax (single/double) special ACCA room rate)

Complimentary Breakfast provided on Tuesday only.
20% parking discount at hotel.

The cut-off date for making reservations is May 15, 2019. After this date, rooms will be subject to availability.

No conference refunds after June 1.

For special rate ACCA Workshop Hilton Inn Reservations:

Sheraton Ft. Worth Downtown
1701 Commerce Street, Ft. Worth, TX 76102


Session Topics Coming Soon

General Session Presenters

Monday Afternoon

Dr. Patricia J. Sulak

Dr. Patricia J. Sulak

Living Well Aware

Wednesday Morning

Sara Jenkins

Sara Jenkins

Breakout Session Presenters Coming Soon