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Empowered to Connect, CEU Details and Instructions

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 25, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Events, Family Support, Foster Care, Parenting

CEU Details and Instructions We have good news! Professionals will be able to receive continuing education credits again at the 2016 Empowered to Connect Conference simulcast! This is a great opportunity for your church to engage social workers, counselors, and therapists serving in your area. Some hosts, like Mark in Memphis, have even been able

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Crestwood OCA Connect Group

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 23, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Family Support, Foster Care, Parenting

Good morning! Can you believe it’s been a month since our last OCA Connect meeting?  Next Tuesday, March 1 our topic will be “Taking a New Look at Your Expectations” and I am personally really looking forward to discussing this because I know it has tripped me up in the past (and perhaps currently!).  We’ll show

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ETC Simulcast Offers Social Worker CEUs

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 16, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Family Support, Foster Care, Parenting

All professionals interested in receiving continuing education credit must register through this site. You will not be eligible for credit without a confirmation of registration and badge. Find more information about the conference and locations here . For inquiries regarding the Empowered to Connect Conference inquiries, please call 615-550-5600 ext. 116 or email etcconferences@showhope.org. Who is

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Crestwood OCA Connect Group UPDATE

Posted by Heather Sewell on January 29, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Family Support, Foster Care, Orphan Care, Parenting

Thank you for your interest in the OCA Connect Group which meets at the Oldham SECC Campus on the first Tuesday of each month.  Our next meeting is coming up next week, and if you need to take advantage of the free childcare, please email Angie Martin at amartin@secc.org at your earliest possible convenience.  We really are

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Darren’s Corner: 2016 OCA Ministry Vision

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 26, 2015  /   Posted in Adoption Support, Darren's Corner, Family Support, Ministry Updates

Expansion of Family Support Ministry offers adoptive families monthly community 2016 OCA Ministry Vision: OCA Connect groups are spread throughout the local regions in Kentucky.These groups aim to provide a safe place for adoptive and foster families to talk about the struggles and joys of caring for their children. Watch to find out how Family

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Southern Indiana mom finds hope through OCA host family

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 26, 2015  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Parenting, Safe Families, Volunteer Opportunities

Between September of 2013 and September of 2015, Indiana saw the number of “children in need of services” jump by 40 percent, according to a recent report by the federal government. Indiana officials blame heroin and prescription painkillers for this increase. As the crisis continues to rise, infants are being abandoned in hospitals and placed

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