The 2020 OVC Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium

Attachment After Adversity: Building Resilience Through Relationships

The 2020 OVC Applied Research + Best Practice Symposium will unite top academic OVC
researchers and faith-based NGO’s serving vulnerable children around the globe. Returning for its 7th
consecutive year, this year’s presentations and discussion will center on:

– The role of relationships in child development

– What is early adversity and how relationships can help

– How resilience makes a difference and finding our place in helping to build it

Register Today

Intensive Information

Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm (Eastern)

Location: Virtual

Cost: $49 (Non-Member), $39 (CAFO Member with Code)

  • Leadership & staff of NGO’s active in service to OVCs
  • Leaders of local OVC-related initiatives within developing nations
  • Leaders of U.S. churches and organizations actively supporting OVC care globally
  • Leading researchers on OVC-related issues

The conference will focus on topics related to early adversity, attachment, resilience, and how
relationships make a difference for kids. Attendees will experience TED-style presentations alongside
intensive breakout sessions, interactive discussion, and concrete, actionable ideas for how organizations
can improve the care they provide.


Join us for more virtual conversations on Thursday, May 7th.