Please note, this live virtual conference schedule is tentative and may be updated prior to the event. All keynotes will be held LIVE. Most conference workshops will be presented live, virtually through Zoom. Some conference workshops may be recorded and broadcast with live Q&A time. Descriptions of each workshop are listed on the Workshops page; a detailed schedule with presentation times will be available soon.

Please note, all conference registrants receive recorded access to ALL conference sessions until May 6, 2021.

Friday, February 26, 2021

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Day at the Dome (3 CEU hours)

  • Welcome/Intro
  • BHEC, TSBEMFT, and TAMFT: What the Acronyms Mean and What You Need to Know About Each Group
  • Why Advocacy Matters for MFTs
  • Texas Government 101
  • Legislative Goals for TAMFT in 2021
  • Visiting With Legislators: MFT Testimony
  • Tips for Finding and Contacting Your Legislators in 2021
  • Visit From a Legislator
  • Regional Group Advocacy Meet-Ups

Thursday, March 4, 2021

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Working With Marginalized Communities: Why Social Justice Matters for MFTs: Panel Q&A (1 CEU Hour)

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Apply Narrative Therapy With Minority Populations (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)
  • Ethnocultural Factors in Supervision (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)
  • Justice: How Technology Can Help (Live Session)
  • Working With Cross-Dressing, Cisgendered Males (Live Session)

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.: Exhibitor Roundtables & Networking Roundtables Open

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Deliberately Practicing Cultural Sensitivity (Live Session)
  • Intersectionality for LGBTQ+ and Black Individuals (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)
  • Play Therapy Online: Teletherapy with Children (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)
  • TSBEMFT Rule Update (Live Session)

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Exhibitor Roundtables & Networking Roundtables Open

3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.: LMFT-Associate and TSAMFT Meetings

Friday, March 5, 2021

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.: Exhibitor Roundtables & Networking Roundtables Open

8:20 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Keynote: Solution Focused Therapy: The Diamond Approach, with Elliott Connie, LMFT (1 CEU Hour)

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.: Break/Announcements

9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: Elliott Connie Conversations/Modeling Session (1 CEU Hour)

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Exhibitor Roundtables & Networking Roundtables Open & Elliott Connie Meet & Greet

12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.: Bring Your Own Lunch Business Meeting

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Metatheory & Ethics: From Cynicism to Sincerity (Live Session)
  • Confronting Unintended Racism in the Therapist (Live Session)
  • Teaching Diversity (Live Session)
  • LGBTQIA Interactions With Healthcare Systems (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)

2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Good Moms Go to Jail Too (Live Session)
  • Individual and Relational Healing From Infidelity (Live Session)
  • Respect-Focused Therapy With Marginalized Clients (Live Session)
  • Mixed-Legal Status Families After DACA (Pre-recorded Presentation with live Q&A option following session)

4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.: Poster Presentations (1 Hour CEU for posters)

Saturday, March 6, 2021

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.: Yoga Session

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Ethics Q&A Session (Live Session)
  • Fostering Cultural Humility in Supervision (Live Session)
  • A Latinx Collaborative: Breaking Barriers (Live Session)

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Keynote: Cultivating a Culture of Self-Care: Building Connection in Wellness, with Dr. Tequilla Hill (1 CEU Hour)

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Lunch On Your Own

12:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.: Educator’s Summit

12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Workshops (1.5 CEU Hours)

  • Parentification & Cultural Implications (Live Session)
  • Honoring the Resilience of Immigrant Families (Live Session)
  • Teletherapy in 2021 - Pandemic Updates (Pre-Recorded Presentation)