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Empowered to Connect Simulcast at Good News



At the Empowered To Connect Conference you will experience practical teaching designed to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children from hard places and those impacted by adoption and foster care, in a safe and supportive community.

This two-day live simulcast 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. Learn more about Trust Based Relationship Therapy and the speakers.


$15 per person; $25 per couple.

Price includes workbook and snacks and beverages throughout. A one-hour lunch break will be provided each day.


Good News Community Church, Okoboji, IA

Continuing Education & Training Hours with ETC!

There are many opportunities for people working in the fields of education, healthcare, counseling, social work and more to receive credit for attending this 2-day event.  There are also training hours available for foster and adoptive parents.

First, register for you local event. Second, register for your continuing education credit or hours at one of the following links depending on your profession:

For Social Workers, Counselors and other professionals: NASW and NBCC credit

For Educators: Link for class to register for continuing ed credit

Syllabus link

This simulcast is being brought to you by Good News Community Church and Kaden's Kloset Okoboji. If you have questions, or would like to be an event sponsor, contact


Earlier Event: December 24
Christmas Eve