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Empowered to Connect 2019 - Day 2, April 27 (Note Location Change)


Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope, hosts the Empowered To Connect rebroadcast — a two-day training conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders, churches, and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be.
Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, 2019. 9 am - 5 pm, both days.
At White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2796 Gordon Road, Senoia, GA 30276
NOTE: The one-time $10 registration fee covers both days or any portion of either day; please indicate on the registration form which day or days you will be attending.

To register for this event, please click the button below, complete the form, and click SUBMIT:

To pay for this event, click the button below, input $10 for the registration fee, and choose "1-Enroll in Empowered to Connect simulcast" from the drop-down menu :

This conference features a team of professional counselors and therapists as presenters and 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, therapists and others.

Each conference participant will receive a certificate of attendance. The certificates will be handed out at the end of each day. Attendees are responsible for providing the certificate to their home agency or credentialing organization, and it at the organization's discretion whether or not to count participation toward training credits. To be eligible with your agency to receive training credits, each participant will need to turn in to their agency a copy of each day's attendance certificate and it will be beneficial to also provide the schedule of the conference events. 

Cost to attend: $10 per person (payment covers both days or any portion of either day)
Dates/times: Friday, April 26,  9 am - 5 pm; and Saturday, April 27,  9 am - 5 pm
Location: White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2796 Gordon Road, Senoia, GA 30276

For more information, please contact Michelle Grasso at or Doug Cogburn at, 770-548-6753.


The Empowered to Connect Conference is approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Friday (Approval #886649357-2702) and 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Saturday (Approval #886649357-2703). Please note that all attendees seeking NASW credit will be required to complete a post-test and receive a score of 80% or above to receive a certificate. Please register for the correct ticket type based on what type of certificate you would like to receive. Professionals seeking credit will need to sign in and out of the event each day and submit an Attendance Verification Form to their host site. Attendees will be emailed certificates at the email address provided at registration within four weeks, pending the score of the post-test if applicable. Though this conference is not pre-approved by other accreditation organizations, previous attendees of various professions have received CE credit for this event. Please explore options with your accreditation organization before registering or email with specific questions. Please be advised: CE credits are for licensed professionals only and are not the same as adoptive/foster training credits.

Below is a short video with testimonials from parents who have had life-changing experiences through Empowered to Connect!