Mount Pleasant Christian Church

Empowered to Connect Simulcast

“Empowered to Connect” Simulcast, hosted by Defend 82:3 Orphan Care Ministry

The purpose of Empowered to Connect is to educate and equip families, churches, and professionals to serve children who come from hard places. Those attending ETC will learn about Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), which is an attachment based, trauma informed approach designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children.

The content is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care, and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff and ministry leaders, counselors, and therapists.


Dates:   Friday, April 7th

            Saturday, April 8th

Location: Mount Pleasant Christian Church  

                381 N Bluff Rd, Greenwood, IN  46142

                -The Chapel              

Times for the Event - for both days  

             10:00am-6:00pm  ET


*Materials: Workbooks will be provided at the event for $5. You can bring cash or a check made payable to MPCC to the event.


Additional info

Continuing Education Credits INFO:

The Empowered to Connect Conference is a wonderful opportunity for professionals to receive continuing education credits to use towards their licensing requirements. In previous years, the event has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 11 hours. The Empowered to Connect Conference and Simulcast has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors for NBCC credit. Show Hope is responsible for all aspects of the program (NBCC Approval Number SP-2801). 

One change in 2017 is that the National Association of Social Workers now considers the simulcast a distance learning event. This classification will require professionals desiring credit from NASW to complete a post-test after attending the conference. Additional details will be sent to registered professionals and they must indicate they would like to pursue this option when registering. 


Each professional interested in receiving hours and a professional certificate is required to register and pay a separate fee at  


4/7/2017 10:00 AM - 4/8/2017 6:00 PM
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Heidi Wright
(317) 881-6727
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