Basics of Foster Care and Respite Care – Juline Aguilar
Learn about the foster care system, the children in foster care and how to become a foster parent or respite care provider. Juline is the director of Foster & Kinship Care Education at the El Dorado Center of Folsom Lake College in Placerville. She has extensive knowledge about foster care in El Dorado County. Juline does not belong to a specific agency and will simply give you all of the information you need to explore foster care further.
Men and the Fatherless - Key note speaker John Moore, Jacob Ricketts & Troy Dickson
Masculine strength and manly virtues are an irreplaceable part of any effort to stand for orphans. Learn about the role of men in ending the orphan crisis and human trafficking throughout the world.
Raising your family with a heart for orphans - Ken Burkey
God’s heart for orphans is undeniable. Not only do we have an obligation to respond to His heart, but we have a responsibility to train our children to do the same. Join Ken Burkey, Senior pastor of Green Valley Community Church, for a look at what it means to raise children with a heart for orphans. We’ll explore God’s heart, and hear practical suggestions for getting your entire family involved in, and excited about, reaching out to orphans.
I Can’t Adopt, But Want to Help – Kim Dickson
Not called to adopt, foster or be a safe family? Learn how you and others in your church can support those families who are in very practical, tangible ways.
Basics of Adoption – Ty & Monika Beekman
Learn about the very basics of International, Foster and Private adoption. Learn how to make basic decisions about adoption and what questions to ask. You will be provided with helpful resources to guide you.
Starting and Sustaining an Orphan Ministry in Your Church – Kelly Ricketts
Navigating the waters of starting an orphan ministry in your church can seem daunting. How do I approach leadership? How do I get the church engaged? Learn the steps in starting an orphan ministry, how to identify what type of orphan ministry is best for your church and receive practical tools to use throughout the process to get you started on the right path.
The Church as an Alternative to the Foster Care System (Safe Families) –Jerry Johnson with Ty Beekman & Andrea Coggiola
Learn how to replicate a model that is currently turning the Illinois state foster system on its head. Churches are coming alongside families in crisis in order to prevent the need for foster care and transforming churches in the process.
Let’s get real. Understanding and Connecting with your child. – Joanne Jelle
For Adoptive, Foster and Safe Families. Join us as Joanne offers a different perspective for misbehavior by understanding the neurochemistry of fear. Joanne explains the brain development of children who have experienced trauma in a straight forward easy to understand way. She gives scenarios of different children and their behaviors and provides strategies to connect with your child.
1:27's One Less Orphan Event
Saturday, November 16, 2013
11:00am - 4:00pm
$8 at the door
-Lunch is included in the cost
-Childcare available with advanced
Green Valley Community Church
3500 Missouri Flat Road
Placerville CA, 95667
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