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Hope for the Journey Conference

2021 Hope for the Journey Conference

Friday, May 14th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration has closed for the Conference.

Hope for the Journey Conference (previously called "Empowered to Connect Conference") is coming as an IN-PERSON event on May 14th, 2021 at Northside Christian Church! This is a rebroadcast of the new 2021 Simulcast.

Join us for this life-changing conference that supports caregivers and professionals as they serve children from the foster and adoptive communities. This conference is centered around Trust-Based Relational Intervention and will be a ONE DAY conference that outlines practical and easy-to-understand tips to support children who have experienced trauma.

$5 dollar registration per person-
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Training certificates will be provided for your attendance.

This event is sponsored by CASA of Southwest Missouri, Missouri Alliance for Children and Families, and Northside Christian Church.

COVID-19 precautions will be followed according to the guidelines set forth by the Greene County Health Department and the CDC.

Event Schedule: (Please note that Module 5 does have Christian/Religious content)

SCHEDULE 8 am-5 pm
2021 Hope for the Journey Conference Modules:

Learning Module 1: An Introduction to Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) - 1 hr. 52 min.

“Going Deeper” topic to include the importance of understanding ACES.


Learning Module 2: Connecting Principles - 1 hr. 45 min.

“Going Deeper” topic to explore biological and adoptive sibling dynamics.

Lunch Break - 1 HR.

Learning Module 3: Empowering Principles – 1 hr. 45 min.

“Going Deeper” topic to unpack the need to acknowledge one’s own limitations and implement self-care strategies as a care provider.

BREAK - 10 Min.

Learning Module 4: Correcting Principles – 1 hr. 45 min.

“Going Deeper” topic featuring a discussion of the challenges to and importance of finding rhythms to promote unity as parents during the day-to-day.

BREAK - 10 Min.

Learning Modules 5: TBRI and the Gospel – 40 min.

“Going Deeper” topic to discuss the relational nature of God and the incarnation of Jesus as foundational cornerstones informing the efficacy of TBRI.

Closing - 10 - Min.

Our Impact This Year

  • Children Served


  • CASA Volunteers


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