East mini-conference announced

The TJCSA East Grand Division Conference is scheduled for March 23-24, 2017, at the Edgewater Hotel and Convention Center, 402 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.

The Conference fee is free for current TJCSA (Tennessee Juvenile Court Services Association) members and there will be a $20.00 (non-refundable) Registration fee for non-members.

The Association has blocked a number of rooms for Wednesday (03/22/16) and Thursday (03/23/16).  Please contact The Edgewater Hotel and Convention Center @ 1-800-423-9582 to reserve your room.  You must reserve your room on or before 5:00pm (EST) Monday, February 20th, 2017.  Identify yourself as a “Tennessee Juvenile Court Services 2017” attendee to receive the discounted price of $83.00 for single and double room. Any reservations that are to be tax exempt will require a copy of the organization’s TN Tax Exempt Certificate or the Federal 501 (c) 3 form.  The certificate must be received in advance with the deposit.

Cancellation Policy:  If you have to cancel, you MUST contact The Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center 72 hours prior to your arrival date to avoid being charged a penalty equal to the first night’s room and tax.  

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship offered by the AOC, you may contact Stephanie Etheridge at Stephanie.Etherridge@tncourts.gov or call (615) 741-2687 ext. 1111.

We ask that each County and Agency donate a door prize. The Registration form is enclosed, please complete and return by March1st, 2017.  If you have any questions, please contact Marjorie Miller at (423) 989-5554, or email questions to mmiller@bristoltn.org.



Thursday, March 23, 2017

8:30 a.m.                                     Registration opens

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.         In-Home Tennessee                                                                                                               Dan Brinks

 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.           Lunch on your Own

 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Integration of the Child Trauma Developmental Experience, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Re-Training the Brain – Theresa D. Crotty, LCSW, Clinical Director, Mountain Youth Academy

 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.             Break- Sponsored by

 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.             Child Trauma (Continued)

 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.           Hospitality in the Magnolia Room


Friday, March 24, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.             Breakfast in the Conference Room

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.           Emerging Trends in Violent Crimes Against Children – FBI Agent, Bianca Pearson

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.           Break – Sponsored by

 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.           Emerging Trends in Violent Crimes Against Children (Continued)

 1:00 p.m.                                   Door Prizes