Joy Ranch is proud to host the 2019

Empowered To Connect Conference

Simulcast | April 25-26

A Two-Day Workshop

Geared to equip families, churches, & professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption & foster care.

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Trust-Based Relational Intervention

Features Trust-Based Relational Intervention 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. 

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Who Is This Conference For?

This workshop is ideal for adoptive & foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care, & those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff & ministry leaders, counselors, & therapists.

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Continuing Education Credits

CEU credits are available for professionals! The ETC Conference is approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 11 continuing education credits. Additional details and registration for CEUs are available here . Please contact the ETC Conference with any questions.



Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26


Time: 10:00 AM - 6 PM
Location: 813 Joy Ranch Road | Woodlawn, VA  24381





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The Empowered To Connect Conference equips participants with a holistic understanding of their child’s developmental needs, as well as tools and strategies to effectively meet those needs, build trust, and help their child heal and grow.

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email, which will include your link to the comprehensive ETC Workbook (PDF) to bring to the workshop!

Visit Empowered To Connect for helpful resources you can use today!

For more information on the Empower To Connect Conference, visit their website!

A limited number of seats are available!