Upcoming MKCS Events

2023 MK Caregivers Summit (MKCS)

MKCS is a gathering for those who are involved in MK care at some level in their ministries or roles.  The goal of the event is to foster networking, encourage each other, share resources, process the latest research, and brainstorm strategies together.

2023 MKCS Summit Information

2023 MK Caregivers Summit
Monday, March 13th (5pm) through Thursday, March 16th (noon)
Lakeview Camp, Waxahachie, TX

Pre-Conference Event (optional)
Sunday, March 12th (5pm) to Monday, March 13th (noon)
Pre-Conference is recommended for those with limited experience working in the field of MK Care or are new to the conference. It is a great orientation to the conference, unpacking MK terminology, resources, and networking.


2023 MKCS Plenary

Mental Health and the MK:
Pandemic Repercussions, Trauma, Positive Childhood Experiences, and When to Refer

David Floge has been working as a counselor with adults, families, and children since 1998. He is married to Inger and they have three children whose ages range from 19-22. The Floges spent about 12 years of their lives living internationally. For ten of the years, they lived in Thailand, where David worked at, and became director of, The Well Member Care Center in Chiang Mai. David now works for Valeo (valeo.global), is a licensed counselor in North Carolina, with a Certificate in Play Therapy (UNCC), and is certified in EMDR therapy.


Accepting Workshop Proposals

In addition to our plenary speaker, the MKCS Leadership team is accepting proposals for one hour workshops during the afternoon time slots. We are open to a variety of topics. Workshop presenters will receive a $50 gift card.


To submit a proposal, fill out this google form


2023 Summit Pricing

Commuter:
$275 Early Bird (Prior to Jan 6, 2023)
$325 Regular (Jan 7, 2023 – Feb 10, 2023)
$350 Late (Feb 10, 2023 – March 3, 2023)

Double Occupancy:
$440 Early Bird (Prior to Jan 6, 2023)
$490 Regular (Jan 7, 2023 – Feb 10, 2023)
$515 Late (Feb 10, 2023 – March 3, 2023)

Single Occupancy:
$490 Early Bird (Prior to Jan 6, 2023)
$540 Regular (Jan 7, 2023 – Feb 10, 2023)
$565 Late (Feb 10, 2023 – March 3, 2023)

Virtual Attendance (Live Stream):
$120 Early Bird (Prior to Jan 6, 2023)
$150 Regular (Jan 7, 2023 – Feb 10, 2023)
$175 Late (Feb 10, 2023 – March 3, 2023)

Additional Options:
Attend Pre Conference: $150 (Includes Room/Board/Materials)
Extra Night Stay: $75 (Limited availability, Meals not included)

Scholarships
Read more about scholarships available for MKCS

Cancelation Policy
Read more about the cancelation and refund policy for MKCS


Registration

Click here to Register for MKCS 2023


2023 Planning Committee

Bret Taylor | Interaction International – Director of Operations
Tammy Sharp | MuKappa – MuKappa Director
Pete Ammerman | Ethnos360 – Director of MK Care
Lynn Shingledecker-Wheeler | SIL – TCK Care & Education
Tarrah Teigland | Mission Training International – Teen MK Care
Matt T | OC – Transition Coordinator & TCK Care

Planning Committee Bios

Send questions to contactmkcs@gmail.com.

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