Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

NJ RESOURCE PARENT SYMPOSIUM

Experience the First Annual NJ Resource Parent Symposium. Jamie will be presenting 2 sessions:

If Only For a Little While: Transitioning Foster Children From Your Home

This breakout will explore the role of a foster parent in implementing effective transition plans for foster children. Topics include preparing your foster child, forging relationships with biological and adoptive families, engaging workers and the legal system, and maintaining connections with children and their families.

Self Care Isn't Selfish

This breakout will explore the importance of self care for foster and adoptive parents. Topics include the risk of secondary trauma and burnout for foster and adoptive parents, the importance of self care, creating space for self care in a busy family, and practical ideas for foster and adoptive parents to build self care into their lives. 

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Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

CARE • Night for Foster & Adoptive Moms

WHO: Christian Foster Moms, Foster-Care-Adoptive Moms, Prospective Foster Moms

WHAT: Bible study, support group, prayer time, fellowship, question & answer session, and general "you understand my life" get together for foster and adoptive moms.

FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO REGISTER

DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION HAVE CHANGED FOR APRIL

MEETING AT PANERA BREAD, MARLTON AT 7:00 ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

Empowered to Connect Simulcast

The Empowered to Connect Conference is a two-day event presented by Show Hope and the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development.

Come experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care.

Featuring Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, this conference helps bring attachment and connection in families.

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Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

Adoption + Foster Care Workshop, Fellowship Alliance Chapel

Learn more about adoption and foster care. Main sessions, breakout sessions, panel discussion, representatives from state and local agencies.

Jamie will be participating in a panel discussion for foster parents as well as presenting the closing main session. Also, visit Jamie at the Foster the Family resource table to introduce yourself, ask questions, or buy products!

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Oct
27
to Oct 29

DEEPLY LOVED: RETREAT FOR FOSTER & ADOPTIVE MOMS

Deeply Loved: retreat for foster and adoptive moms is coming to the beautiful Northwest Montana! We need each other to do what God has called us to do. You are deeply loved and are called to love deeply! 

Relax:  A kid-free weekend in a 4-season destination resort with meals provided. Plenty of free time to explore downtown Whitefish and even take a nap if you'd like!
Connect:  Come ready to meet other moms just like you, wherever you are on the journey. We hope this weekend will allow you to connect with others, form new friendships and deepen those you already have.
Be Encouraged:  Our main goal is that you are encouraged in the fact that God loves you and is writing your story. 

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Oct
20
to Oct 22

REJUVENATE RETREAT • PENNSYLVANIA

Looking for a retreat for foster and adoptive moms that has the sole focus of nurturing moms? Then you are looking for The Rejuvenate Retreat.

You can join with other mom’s in the trenches while receiving encouragement and rejuvenation. You’ll be pampered and encouraged to rest and relax. You’ll be able to take a breath and enjoy the beauty of nature. Enjoy worship, encouraging, faith-based messages and times to share struggles and victories with moms who understand what you’re going through.

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Oct
6
to Oct 7

REFRESH CONFERENCE • CHICAGO

Refresh is a Christian conference designed for foster and adoptive parents, kinship providers, grandparents, and others who care for God’s orphaned and vulnerable children.

We understand firsthand that this journey can be difficult and lonely. The Refresh Conference is a time for you to escape from the distractions and chaos of life and be refreshed, equipped, and inspired.

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