Sometimes we must “unlearn what you have learned,” (Yoda) in order to parent a Child from Hard Places (a.k.a. children who have experienced significant trauma in their early life). Trying harder does not produce any better results (many of us have tried that!). Parenting such a child requires a different approach that can sometimes be counter-intuitive to some parenting wisdom and practices of the traditional approach.
Read about what we learned on our journey.
Empowered To Connect’s Prepare Course – a 6 week intensive course to help prepare prospective adoptive or foster parents to parent children from hard places. This course is typically offered in the Spring. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming dates and specifics. Transformational Families on Facebook
Empowered To Connect’s Connect Course – the flag ship of Empowered to Connect. This is a 9 week intensive course that helps equip parents who are currently parenting children from hard places. This course is typically offered in the Fall. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming dates and specifics. Transformational Families on Facebook
Empowered to Connect – Workshop. This one day crash course is aimed at those who might typically support families parenting children from hard places (grandparents, extended family members, children’s ministry workers, teachers…). Workshops are offered at various times of the year so keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming dates. Transformational Families on Facebook
Parenting Classes Resource & Book List (good stuff for any parent!)