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Empowered to Connect Conference
Empowered to Connect Conference
Calvary Independent Church invites you to attend the Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast! COST: $10.00 -Deadline to register is Saturday, April 1st -Cost covers 2 day admission, workbook, breakfast and snacks (lunch is on your own) -Cancellations: Registration fees are non-refundable
Apr 07, 2017, 10:00 AM – Apr 08, 2017, 6:00 PM
Calvary Independent,
424 E Moody Ave, New Castle, PA 16105, USA

No childcare is available

Registration opens at 9am




The Empowered to Connect Conference features practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. It features Trust-Based Relational InterventionⓇ (TBRI) methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, to help bring attachment and connection in families. The content is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care, and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff and ministry leaders, counselors, and therapists.

To see a list of this year's speakers: This year’s conference will feature additional speakers, and additional improvements to the conference schedule to ensure parents and professionals receive even more practical tools for implementing TBRIⓇ in their families or communities.   

View the schedule here:

ALL attendees will receive a training certificate for 11 hours.

FOR CEU'S: The Empowered to Connect Conference is a wonderful opportunity for professionals to receive continuing education credits to use towards their licensing requirements. In previous years, the event has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 11 hours. The Empowered to Connect Conference and Simulcast has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors for NBCC credit. Show Hope is responsible for all aspects of the program (NBCC Approval Number SP-2801). One change in 2017 is that the National Association of Social Workers now considers the simulcast a distance learning event. This classification will require professionals desiring credit from NASW to complete a posttest after attending the conference. Additional details will be sent to registered professionals and they must indicate they would like to pursue this option when registering. Each professional interested in receiving hours and a professional certificate is required to register and pay a separate fee at

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