The 2020 OVC Applied Research & Best Practice Symposium

Attachment After Adversity: Building Resilience Through Relationships

Building Resilience After Adversity

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, September 9, 2020

Check In: 7:30am – 8:30am
Intensive: 8:0am – 2:30pm

Location: Lake Pointe Church  |  Rockwall, Texas

Cost: $99 (Non-Member), $59 (CAFO Member with Code), Groups of 10+ ($94 Non-Member, $54 Member)

CEU Information coming soon.

  • 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.