The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Protective Services and Child Care Licensing recently took part in the 16th Annual Grandparents and other Relatives Raising Children Conference at the American Bank Center.

The conference was free, open to the public and hosted by Senior Community Services.

The conference included presentations on Effective De-Escalation Techniques, Traps of the Trafficker, Practical Probate and The Ask the Experts Panel. In addition to the presentation, there were information booths where the attendees had the opportunity to learn more about resources available in their community.

At the DFPS booth, representatives from Adoptions, Family Based Safety Services and Child Care licensing passed out information about their various programs.