East TN mini-conference information now available

The TJCSA East Grand Division Conference is scheduled for March 15-16, 2018, 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.

Agenda will follow, Topics include: New Drug Trends and Drug Trafficking, Child Abuse and Neglect, Sexual Assault, and Toxicology in Child Abuse Cases, Mental Health issues and Treatment regarding Teens, and Juvenile Law Update (Not confirmed.)

The Association has blocked a number of rooms for Wednesday (03/14/18) and Thursday (03/15/18). 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 12th, 2018. Identify yourself as a “Tennessee Juvenile Court Services 2018” attendee to receive the discounted price of $84.00 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 March 2nd, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Marjorie Miller at (423) 989-5554, or email questions to mmiller@bristoltn.org.