Empowered to Connect
Empowered to Connect Virtual Programs are made available on this site, from time to time.
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.
Watch this space for more information about upcoming events.
If you are interested in collaborating on this training with us, please contact Lindsay Bragdon, Adoption Program Director, at (207) 873-6350.