On March 7, 2011, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) will a host a training session, "Developing Housing Options for Supervised Independent Living Programs Assisting Youth Aging Out of Foster Care."

The training will be led by Mark Kroner, Director of the Lighthouse Training Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroner has worked with thousands of young people in the child welfare and homeless youth systems. He is knowledgeable about the needs of these youth, what agencies can do to support them, and has insight into available community and national resources and program aids.

The presentation is open to the community and will take place:

March 7, 2011, 9 a.m. to Noon
John H. Winters Building, Public Hearing Room
701 W.51st Street
Austin, TX 78751

Seating is limited to 200 so please register early.

To register, please email Larry Burgess at: Lawrence.Burgess@dfps.state.tx.us or call 512-438-5320.