Empowered to Connect

Empowered to Connect

Join us for the rebroadcast of the two-day simulcast, Empowered to Connect.

Experience teaching in a safe and supportive community that will equip families, professionals and churches with practical tools to effectively connect with children. Learn the specific needs of the whole child by understanding the principles of empowering, connecting and correcting. This year’s conference includes Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, which exists to bring attachment and connection in families.  Although the training is specifically designed for those working with children who have been impacted by adoption and foster care, the tools will benefit any parent or anyone working with children. Lunch is provided on Friday and Saturday. 


PROFESSIONALS:  The Empowered to Connect Conference is a wonderful opportunity for professionals to receive continuing education credits to use towards their licensing requirements.  The Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast Replay has received approval for continuing education opportunities. The simulcast is also approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Friday (Approval#886649357-2702) and 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Saturday (Approval #886649357-2703). Please note that simulcast viewers seeking NASW credit will be required to complete a post-test and receive a score of 80% or above to receive a certificate.  Continuing education registration and details are available HERE

FOSTER PARENTS:   There is no need to sign up for adoptive/foster parent training credit. Certificates of attendance will be available when you attend. You will be responsible for submitting the certificate to your agency, and it is at the agency’s discretion whether or not to count participation toward training credits.

QUESTIONS:  Please email grace1418@gcconline.org.