Annual learning events which include guest speakers, life skills workshops, small group experiences, and interactive
games/entertainment. The general purpose of these confereces are to increase hope for the future, promote skill development, engage in peer to peer learning and strengthen connections with peers and supportive adults.
Oklahoma Teen Conference
Once a year, youth across Oklahoma come together to build relationships, learn life skills, and have fun! It's an opportunity for youth to network with each other, alumni staff, and supportive adults as they have meaningful conversations about goals for the future.
OKSA Newcomer Conference
OKSA Newcomer AKA JV Teen Conference is annually held for youth ages 14 and 15 who are or should be receiving OKSA services. The conference brings together youth and adult sponsors from across the state to meet OKSA staff, learn the meaning of OKSA and gain needed information about how OKSA can help them. This one-day event gives participants a unique opportunity to build partnerships, learn new skills, and have a blast together.
This is a collaboration between the OKSA program and the Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) group homes to provide an annual, one-day life skills event. The purpose of this conference is to provide opportunities for youth to practice OKSA skills, to promote awareness of community resources and to strengthen youth/adult relationships.