Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1: 10:30AM - 11:20AM

Examining Motives to Adopt and Realities of Adoptive Parenting

Speaker: Tara Vanderwoude

Category: Seeking | Parent

Historical and Current Status of Foster Care in Indiana

Speaker: Natalie Chavis-Fisher

Category: Seeking | Parent | Church | Volunteer

It Takes a Village: Meaningful Relationships Other Than Parents - Panel

Speaker: Jess Thaman/Rachel Bristol

Category: Seeking | Volunteer

Navigating the Unique Challenges of Kinship Placements

Speaker:

Category: Parent

Raising Awareness and Recruiting Volunteers for Your Ministry

Speaker: Amy Jo Fox

Category: Church | Volunteer

Reframing the Struggle: Finding Hope in the Journey

Speaker: Jason Johnson

Category: Seeking | Parent

Saying Goodbye to a Placement

Speaker: Sue Orlosky

Category: Parent

Why Traditional Parenting Doesn’t Work with Kids from Trauma

Speaker: Mike or Kristin Berry

Category: Parent | Volunteer | Church

Working with Teens From Hard Places

Speaker: Anthony Dumas

Category: Parent | Volunteer
Breakout Session 2: 11:30AM - 12:20AM

An Introduction to TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention)

Speaker: Nancy Fisher

Category: Parent | Volunteer

Embracing the Inherent Grief and Loss in Adoption

Speaker: Tara Vanderwoude

Category: Church | Volunteer

Hidden in Plain Sight: Signs and Symptoms of Self-Harm and Suicide

Speaker: April Bordeau

Category: Parent

How to Develop Healthy, Stable, and Safe Relationships with Kids

Speaker: Adrienne/David Reed

Category: Volunteer

More Than Enough (Become an Actively Engaged Church)

Speaker: Jason Johnson

Category: Church

Raising African American Children in a Multi-Racial Family

Speaker: Clarkston Morgan

Category: Parent

Relationships with Your Child's Biological Family

Speaker: Mike or Kristin Berry

Category: Parent

Secondary Trauma – The Impact on Siblings

Speaker:

Category: Parent

Where Do I Fit In? – Options For Hosting a Child in Your Home

Speaker: Rosie Butler

Category: Seeking | Parent
Breakout Session 3: 1:30AM - 2:20AM

Adoption From an Attorney’s Point of View

Speaker: Grant Kirsh

Category: Parent

Bringing Fun to Connected Relationships

Speaker: Kate Ceason

Category: Parent | Volunteer

Developing a Holistic Approach to Church Orphan Care Ministry

Speaker: Jason Johnson

Category: Church

Follow, Like, Tweet: A Snap-Chat on Technology and Social Media

Speaker: Barry Rodriguez

Category: Parent

Foster Care Through Different Colored Lenses - Understanding Cultural Perspectives and Perceptions

Speaker: Clarkston Morgan

Category: Seeking | Parent | Church

If I Had Only Known….Foster Parent Panel

Speaker: Maggie Lotz

Category: Parent

Parenting Difficult Behaviors

Speaker: April Bordeau

Category: Parent

Where Do I Fit In? – 50 Simple Ways to Serve That Have a Great Impact

Speaker: Sherri Moore

Category: Seeking | Volunteer | Church

Work with Aging Out or Homeless Youth

Speaker: Daneille Pierson

Category: Volunteer