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Empowered to Connect Simulcast 2019 - Good News Community Church


Connecting, Correcting and Empowering Children from Hard Places to Succeed

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, as well as snacks and beverages throughout. A 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 the local Okoboji event above. Second, register for your CEUs.

Register Here for CEUs.

Foster/Adopt Training Hours Foster and Adoptive Parents, register for the event and see the welcome counter to receive your training certificate at the end of each day. Even if you cannot attend the entire 2 days, you may receive hours for the sessions you do attend.


This simulcast is being brought to you by Good News Community Church, Kaden’s Kloset Okoboji and Iowa Kids Belong. If you have questions, or would like to be an event sponsor, contact Krista Petty at


Earlier Event: March 6
Ash Wednesday Service
Later Event: April 18
Maundy Thursday Service