2021 Conference Call for proposals

Check out the instructions for submitting a proposal!



Workshop and Presentation Proposals are due no later than:

>>11:59 pm EST on May 1, 2021.

​Applicants will be notified of decisions on a rolling acceptance basis, no later than May 10, 2021.

​The 2021 conference theme is Nourish to Flourish: Caring for the Caretakers. With this theme, proposals for workshops, presentation, and posters should focus on the many practical, professional, and personal applications of family life coaching as we strive to care for ourselves, our clients, and our communities. This is a critical topic for the many professionals in our field who fill many roles as caretakers and caregivers. We welcome, and look forward to your ideas and interpretation of this year's theme as we come together for this year's conference.


Presentations may be in one of four formats:


Digital Round Table Presentation - summary of research, topic, or technique (15 min.)


Workshop – an interactive session that demonstrates/builds skills (60 min.)


Q&A Facilitator - share your expertise in one of two 90 minute Q&A sessions; presenters will initiate and facilitate topic specific conversation that will inspire opportunities for programming and public scholarship


Digital Poster- share your original research, program specialty


Title: Please enter the official title of your workshop.


Author(s) Bio(s) (100 words max per author): Briefly describe the professional background and qualifications for
each author; including year/field/institution of the highest degree and any licenses/certifications held (may be edited for
advertising & program purposes).


Abstract (75 words max): Prepare a brief abstract that describes your presentation for use in the conference program (may be edited if used for advertising purposes).


Summary (500 words max): Provide a summary of your presentation/workshop content, session delivery
approach, and how your proposal aligns with the conference theme and selected topic area. Make sure the format
chosen matches your description of your session.


Objectives: Identify 2 to 3 learning objectives that you aim to achieve during your session.


You can fill out the proposal form below or you can send your proposal to Treisha Peterson at  treishapeterson@gmail.com

Proposal Form

PO Box 33616

Raleigh, NC 27636-3616​​


FLCA is a 501c6 Organization

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Family Life Coaching Association operates from a research-based, strengths-based, and bioecological family science perspective, actively working to be inclusive of all families, regardless of how family is defined. FLCA embraces all who are seeking to improve family life and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, ethnic origin, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, ability or disability, religious or spiritual beliefs, marital status or citizenship.