The 4th annual Help, Hope, Heal Conference will take place this year on November 5. Orphan Care Alliance equips Christians and connects them to opportunities to care for fatherless children.
This conference serves to equip pastors, teachers, parents, family members and anyone else caring for a child who comes from a hard place. What is a hard place? A hard place includes prenatal stress and harm, difficult birth, early medical trauma, trauma, neglect or abuse.
The breakout sessions will be led by local and national professionals. Speakers will equip attendees with relevant tools and tips to encourage them as they care for these children and teens daily.
Some of the specialized topics in the breakout sessions will focus on trust based parenting, feeding issues, birth family relationships, attachment and brain development, spiritual warfare, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and correcting behavior while connecting with the child. Click here to see the entire list of sessions and speakers.
This year’s main session will include a local adoptee testimony and a time of powerful teaching of hope from Debra Jones. As an educator and parent of a biological daughter and an adopted son, Debra Jones offers more than two decades of first-hand experience in training children with special needs, including adopted, foster and at-risk children who’ve experienced neglect, abandonment, abuse, trauma or substances in utero.
Registration will remain free until October 12, then the admission price will be listed as $5 per person. Take a moment and register today. Click here to register for free until October 12. Childcare will not be provided. Breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided for all attendees who register. This conference is open to the public and will remain free until October 12.