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Into the Field is excited to once again offer the amazing The Empowered To Connect (ETC)  Conference "live" via simulcast! 

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 two-day conference is filled with content 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.


We are offering this event for only $10 and request that you register here so that we can properly prepare for you!  Register here UNLESS you need CEU credits, in which case, please register here and below (the dual steps are confusing, but the CEU credits are being facilitated by Show Hope).


In advance of the simulcast you will be emailed the link/download of the viewing guide. We will provide light snacks during the breaks. Lunch will be on your own.


The schedule is:

Day 1: Friday, April 5

10:00 to 10:15 AM – Welcome and Introductions
10:15 AM to 11:30 AM – TBRI & Trauma
11:30 to 11:45 PM – Break
11:45 to 12:45 PM – TBRI & Trauma: A Family Perspective
12:45 to 1:15 PM – TBRI & Trauma: Wrap-Up
1:15 to 2:30 PM  -  Lunch
2:30 to 4:00 PM – Connecting Part One
4:00 to 4:15 PM – Break
4:15 to 4:45 PM – Connecting Part Two
4:45 to 5:45 PM – Connecting Through Play
5:45 to 6:00 PM – Closing Remarks


Day 2 – Saturday, April 6
10:00 to 10:30 AM – Welcome and Review of Day 1
10:30 to 11:30 AM – Empowering
11:30 to 11:45 AM  - Break
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM – Empowering: An Occupational Therapist's Perspective
12:45 to 1:15 PM – Empowering: Wrap-Up
1:15 to 2:30 PM – Lunch
2:30 to 4:00 PM – Correcting
4:00 to 4:15 PM – Break
4:15 to 5:15 PM – Correcting: A Family Perspective
5:15 to 5:45 PM – Correcting: Wrap-Up
5:45 to 6:00 PM – Closing Remarks

*Schedule is subject to change


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CE Credit information: 
Continuing education credits from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) may be offered to professionals for all conference learning sessions. There is a small fee for this service.

In order to receive CE Credits you MUST register through here:
*Please REGISTER HERE---->
*CEC certificates will be sent to participants within 6 weeks of the event.
*PLEASE BE ADVISED: CE credits are for licensed professionals only and are not the same as adoptive/foster training credits. 

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