Empowered To Connect Train-the-Trainer is an eight-week training process for married adoptive or foster couples.  The first seven weeks of train-the-trainer are conducted via remote learning utilizing reading assignments, DVD instruction and a variety of written and participatory exercises.  The training concludes with a three-day intensive in-class training. CLICK HERE for a detailed schedule of the three-day in-class training.

Empowered To Connect Train-the-Trainer is offered multiple times each year and is open to experienced adoptive/foster parents that are involved in established adoption/foster ministries.  In order to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the train-the-trainer experience, class sizes are limited and both spouses are required to attend train-the-trainer together.

The fee for Empowered To Connect Train-the-Trainer is currently $395 (per couple). In addition, participants are required to cover the cost of their resources (i.e., books and DVDs) plus their travel and lodging.

2016 Dates & Locations for ETC Train-the-Trainer

• June 9-11, Mariners Church, Irvine, CA

• August 18-20, Zarephath Christian Church, Zarephath, NJ

You will need to complete the Empowered To Connect Trainer Assessment Questionnaire.  You can access the password-protected questionnaire here.  The password is ETCTrainer, which is case sensitive.

Do you still have questions about Empowered To Connect Train-the-Trainer?  Read our FAQs About ETC Train-the-Trainer.