How can CAFO members increase capacity for: direct care, social work, reintegration, and overcoming stigma to serve this population through existing programs? Bring your challenges, opportunities, resources, and ministry updates to this collaborative idea exchange.
We have all heard about the impact of trauma and adverse experiences. This session will discuss what science and the Bible reveal about cultivating resilience to help children and teens overcome. By building upon the hard places, science demonstrates that children can become strong and resilient. By creating opportunities for parents and caregivers to press […]
Are you an adoptive, foster, or kinship caregiver struggling to raise children or teens who have been prenatally exposed to alcohol? If so, join this interactive discussion for some hope for the journey. Walk away with new connections, knowledge, and tools for a brain-based approach to parenting.
From Spiritual Roadblocks to Embracing Jesus: How to Minister to the Traumatized Heart of a Child with Disabilities
Come ready to discuss three questions: 1) How does trauma relate to a childhood disability? 2) What roadblocks often hinder a child with a disability from receiving and believing in God’s love for them? 3) How can Jesus’ followers help prevent and remove these roadblocks from hindering a child’s heart?
For most children and youth outside of parental care, or with a history of maltreatment, adversity has been a regular part of life. As individuals dedicated to serving at-risk children and families, we can learn how to build resilience – or the ability to overcome obstacles – through relationships. In addition to a focus on […]