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This page will offer upcoming conferences around the state. Please note, DCS is not affiliated unless otherwise indicated. We are just passing along the information.

Empowered to Connect Conference
April 7 to 8, 2017

From the website:

At the Empowered To Connect Conference you will experience practical teaching designed to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care, in a safe and supportive community.
This two-day conference event features Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the TCU Institute of Child Development to help bring attachment and connection in families.
It will be hosted live from Franklin with live simulcast options nationwide.

Foster Movement
May 3, 2017

From the Christian Alliance for Orphans:

A Pre-Summit Intensive for Growing Foster Care Movement Where You Live: Foster Movement is a one-day intensive experience devoted to helping you make a bigger difference for kids in your zip code, county and state. You will have the opportunity to hear from national experts and state leaders who have successfully orchestrated and led initiatives and foster care movements that have dramatically impacted the system.