2020 Annual Conference

 TNOYS’ 37th Annual Conference on Services to Youth and Families is scheduled to take place June 25-26, 2020, with pre-conference institutes taking place Monday, June 22. 

Conference Registration is now open! Register Here.


Please note: TNOYS’ 37th Annual Conference has moved to a virtual format.

Due to COVID-19, TNOYS’ 37th Annual Conference on Services to Youth and Families is being held virtually. While this year’s conference will look a little different, our lineup of workshops, speakers, and sessions is as dynamic and engaging as ever! Conference attendees will have the chance to earn up to 10 CEUs, build concrete skills, and learn from and alongside youth participants.  Take a look at our updated program preview for a sneak peek.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about TNOYS’ switch to a virtual conference? Please take a look at our FAQs sheet here. For any additional questions, please email our team at annualconference@tnoys.org.

The conference provides a valuable learning experience for youth and the professionals who work with them across a variety of systems, including juvenile justice, education, child welfare, and more. It provides hands-on learning opportunities on building resilience, developing cultural competency, understanding important cutting-edge practices such as trauma-informed care, and much more. Stay tuned for more details when we release our full conference program with information on all the keynote presentations and interactive workshops that will be offered. 

This year we are excited to once again integrate youth into our full conference, alongside our traditional audience of providers and other stakeholders. Click here to learn more about the research that supports this unique approach. The event will offer dynamic, engaging, and collaborative sessions that allow adults and youth to build concrete skills, learn what’s on the cutting edge in youth services, earn CEU hours, and explore how their unique talents can make a mark on the future of Texas’ youth. 

TNOYS provides continuing education credit hours for professionals. Conference attendees are eligible to earn up to 10 CEU hours throughout the two-day virtual conference. 

We are an approved CEU provider for Licensed Child Care Administrators (LCCAs), Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrators (LCPAAs), licensed social workers and licensed professional counselors (LPC Program Provider #2420; Social Work Provider #6875), continuing professional education providers (CPE provider #902-679), Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) certification hours/CEUs for Juvenile Probation Officers, Juvenile Supervision Officers and Community Activities Officers, and our credit hours are typically approved for LMFTs. This conference is also approved for CEUs for the following substance abuse professional licenses: LCDCs, Associate Prevention Specialists (APS), Certified Prevention Specialists (CPS), and Peer Mentor/Peer Recovery Designation (PM/PRC).

To get an idea of what you can expect at this year’s conference, take a look at all the exciting content from our most recent conferences: