Empowered to Connect Simulcast

Friday April 13    10am-6pm
Saturday April 14    10am-6pm

At Living Gospel Baptist Church
23 W. Passaic Ave. Rutherford, NJ

Come experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as we work to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. Featuring Trust-Based Relational Intervention® methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, this conference helps bring attachment and connection in families.

This year’s conference will feature a revised program and new material for those who have attended multiple years.

You will receive a conference viewing guide which includes key takeaways from each presentation, additional resources, helpful charts and diagrams, and a place where you can record notes. There will be light refreshments available throughout the conference. Lunch will be on your own. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance. Street parking is only available. If you have any questions about the conference, please email us at info@livinggospelbc.com.

For more information about the conference and the presenters, click here.


The cost for the event is $10 per person or $15 per married couple. To attend the simulcast at Living Gospel, please register each attendee using this form.  After registering, you may pay the fee via check made out to Living Gospel Baptist Church. Or pay on Friday, April 13, at the conference.

Please mail the check to:
Living Gospel Baptist Church
23 W. Passaic Ave.
Rutherford, NJ 07070

CEU Details

The Empowered to Connect Conference is a wonderful opportunity for professionals to receive continuing education credits to use towards their licensing requirements. 

The simulcast is also approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Friday (Approval #886649357-2702) and 5.5 continuing education contact hours on Saturday (Approval #886649357-2703). Please note that simulcast viewers seeking NASW credit will be required to complete a post-test and receive a score of 80% or above to receive a certificate.

Registration: Each professional interested in receiving hours and a professional certificate is required to register and pay a separate fee at www.etccontinuingeducation2018.eventbrite.com.