Pre+Post Adoption Support

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Helpful Parenting Resources for Adoptive & Foster Families Amidst COVID-19

April 17, 2020

Children who know the impact of trauma and early loss often struggle daily with fear, anxiety, and isolation. These emotions and feelings are most certainly heightened and triggered during this season of “safer at home” mandates and restrictions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fear is real for us, as parents, so it must be […]

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Exceedingly More

January 14, 2020

See Show Hope’s impact in the life of a family and the entire state of Louisiana. In November 2012, Kim and Kristyn Carver lay awake in their hotel room in Franklin, Tennessee, asking God a series of questions. After being introduced to Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman along with Scott Hasenbalg (Show Hope’s founding […]

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An Excerpt from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child”

November 26, 2019

The following is excerpted from “Created to Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child.” Created by Dr. Karyn Purvis with Michael and Amy Monroe, “Created to Connect” serves as a dynamic resource for those looking to draw helpful and encouraging parallels between the Christian faith and the foundational teachings of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®).  […]

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Empowered to Connect Conference Rewind

October 23, 2019

For the 2020 Empowered to Connect Conference, we’re changing it up—offering you an on-demand simulcast package that includes a rebroadcast of either the 2018 or 2019 Empowered to Connect Conference along with a viewing guide and new practical application content. Available March 20–May 9, 2020. The 2020 Empowered to Connect Conference Rewind allows you to […]

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The Gospel in Pre+Post Adoption Support

July 2, 2019

By Emily Chapman Richards, Executive Director of Show Hope   At the very core of who we are exists a deep desire and fundamental need for connection, belonging, and security found only within relationship. This eternal truth can be traced back to the very beginning of time. “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in […]

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The Vision for Pre+Post Adoption Support

March 29, 2019

As followers of Christ, it seems that God often invites us into journeys where only the first few steps are clear. Without any real idea of where a journey will lead, we follow, hoping the path will be filled with awe and wonder, and often it is. But that journey can also turn out much […]

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VIDEO: The Impact of the Empowered to Connect Conference

February 7, 2019

  The Empowered to Connect Conference is coming to Fort Worth, TX this Spring. And the live simulcast? It’s coming to a town near you. The resources and training offered through this conference and simulcast have impacted thousands of children and families across the world, and we don’t want you to miss out. Live Event […]

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You Are Invited to Host the Empowered to Connect Conference Simulcast

March 14, 2018

Even though there’s only one month until the Empowered to Connect Conference, there’s still time for you to register to host a live simulcast. In partnership with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU, the Empowered to Connect Conference provides practical ways to begin the healing journey so many children need. By hosting a simulcast, […]