Hope for the Journey Conference

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Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference (formerly the Empowered to Connect Conference) is designed to encourage and equip parents and caregivers meeting the everyday needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care. The conference is also a much-needed resource for churches, agencies, and organizations in their care and support of the families and communities they serve.
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The conference will be 2 days:
5:30pm to 9:30pm Friday, April 14, 2023
8:30am to 4:00pm Saturday, April 15, 2023
Pastries and Coffee Saturday AM
Boxed Lunch Saturday PM

Space will be available for nursing mothers with infants. Unfortunately, no childcare is available for this event.

Foster parents and social workers may be eligible to  receive 7 hours of training from this conference, please check with your agency. 

Information and schedule for

the showhope conference

The schedule is as follows:

5:30pm check in and registration

6:00-7:30pm Module 1

7:30-7:45pm Break

7:45-9:15pm Module 2

9:15-9:30pm Wrap up


8:30-9:00- coffee and pastries

9:00-10:30- Module 3

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 Module 4

12:30-2:00 Lunch (Catered, provided)

2:00-3:30 Module 5
3:30-4:00 Wrap up


+ Learning Module 1: An Introduction to Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)
+ Learning Module 2: Connecting Principles
+ Learning Module 3: Empowering Principles
+ Learning Module 4: Correcting Principles
+ Learning Module 5: The Gospel (Faith-based)
+ TBRI » Panel Discussion: Trauma Competency & Care Within the Church/Youth Ministries: A Panel Discussion