A Letter from the MFSRC Chair…

Welcome to our MFSRC Website! I want to invite you to review the information for our 2021 MFSRC/MCAA Virtual Training Conference!  My name is Amy Overacker, and I am your 2020-2021 MFSRC Chair as well as the 2021 Virtual Conference Committee Chair, and I am excited to invite you all to attend our conference for a unique and diverse conference experience.  We are living in an exciting time full of both challenges and positive changes. With all we have learned over the last year and a half living through a global COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest, some of which in our own backyard, the time has never been more appropriate for us to focus on offering trainings that intentionally emphasize diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Our ultimate goal should be to evaluate how we can change from being an obstacle to a resource for the people we serve. 

This year, our theme is “Reset, Recover, Recharge, and Refocus.”  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all in a wide range of ways and this is our chance to take a breath and plan how we move forward.  We must reset the ways we previously did business and start from a blank slate.  We must give ourselves time to recover from any and all difficulties that the last two years have brought to our personal and professional lives.  When the healing occurs as we recover, we can begin refilling our toolbox of techniques to promote a higher level of success across our personal and professional lives.  Once we have our batteries recharged, we can begin refocusing how we distribute our energy to maximize a positive effect in our efforts to support children and families across the state of Minnesota as well in our own homes. 

Please review our Program at a Glance, which is subject to slight changes.  The Conference Planning Committee has been hard at work and is excited to bring you several excellent Keynote and Plenary presentations, and as always, a lot of excellent and helpful breakout sessions, many of which are being presented by your coworkers from throughout the state. There is something for everyone!

Again, thank you for taking the time out of your busy days to join us for our 2021 Virtual Conference and becoming a member during in this exciting chapter of our organization MFSRC.  Please feel free to reach out to any of our representatives or board members with any questions.

- Amy Overacker, MFSRC Board Chair

The Minnesota Family Support and Recovery Council (MFSRC) is an association of child support and collection professionals.

The mission of the Minnesota Family Support and Recovery Council (MFSRC) is to promote the financial wellbeing of children and families, and support governmental accountability in Minnesota through training, legislative advocacy and strong partnerships with state and national stakeholders.

MFSRC provides training to child support staff, attorneys and legal staff, collection workers and others working in the support area.

annual training conference is held each fall and is a working conference with training held on current issues including legislative updates, case law, program administration, job skill enhancement, and computer skills.

OCTOBER 4, 5, 6, 2021

“Reset, Recover, Recharge, Refocus”

Program at a Glance

Registration is open!

Register Here

Session Access: Like last year's conference, one week before the conference you will receive an email with a password that will allow you to access the session links. 

Full Conference registration fees will be refunded if cancellation request is received by Friday, October 1, 2021; one-half of the fee will be refunded if cancellation request is received after October 1, 2021, but before the start of conference.  No refunds will be given after the start of conference.  All cancellation requests must be in writing and may be e-mailed to: Stacy Albrecht at salbrecht@mcaa-mn.org.

This year all registrations for the MFSRC conference will be completed on-line. To help make your experience easier, here are a few quick tips to save you some time.

  • You will need to set up an account in order to register. If you attended in 2019 you may already have an account.
  • Go to the registration page
  • Scroll down to the ”Register” button. You will be taken to a page that asks you to sign in. Click on “sign in” and you will be taken to the Member Login page.
  • If you don’t have an account, at the bottom of the page you will see blue text “Click here to Register” click on it and you will be taken to a page to set up an account.
  • Create a user name (your email address can be used or something that contains only letters and numbers) add, your first name, last name and click the box that states I’m not a robot. Then click “Continue”
  • Finish entering your contact information including a password which must be a minimum of eight (8) characters in length and contain at least one number and one non-numeric character (letters, punctuation, etc.)
  • If you wish to register more than 1 person, when you complete your registration, click “Save & Add Another Attendee” Continue to add additional registrations and when the last person is entered, click “Save & Finalize Registration”
  • We are excited that members will be able to pay their registration fee by credit card again this year.
  • If you want to pay with a check, click “Bill me” instead of entering your credit card information. Once you have completed your registration, on the confirmation page in the top left corner, you will see a button to print your invoice. Print the invoice and submit for payment.
  • Still have questions, call Stacy Albrecht 651-289-8452 for additional assistance.

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