About the conference

Held at  Overlake Christian Church | February 27th & 28th, 2015

A TIME TO REFRESH AND REJUVENATE

Refresh is a Christian conference designed for foster and adoptive parents, kinship providers, grandparents, and others who care for God’s orphaned and vulnerable children.  We understand firsthand that this journey can be difficult and lonely.  The Refresh Conference is a time for you to escape from the distractions and chaos of life and be refreshed, equipped, and inspired.

…AND EARN TRAINING CREDITS

Training credits and CEU’s are available for foster parents and professionals.  Participants will be able to obtain a certificate of completion for submission to licensors.

Professionals can earn up to 20 CEUs! $5 per unit.

PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVES

Additional classes you can add a la carte! Thursday, February 26, 2015

Parenting That Connects
And Corrects
Michael & Amy Monroe from Empowered to Connect
9:30am-5:00pm
Parenting That Connects And Corrects
($25, Lunch on your own)
Medical and Behavioral Updates in Adoption and Foster Care
Dr. Julia Bledsoe of the UW Center for Adoptive Medicine
9:30am – 12:30pm
Medical and Behavioral Updates in Adoption and Foster Care
($15, Lunch on your own)
Join Dr. Julia Bledsoe and team from the Center for Adoption Medicine.
Refresh Your Marriage
Dr. Greg & Erin Smalley
5:30pm – 9pm
Refresh Your Marriage
($25, Dinner will be included)

Our Breakout Sessions

See our updated  breakout sessions listed here.

DON’T MISS OUR SPECIAL TREAT CREATED JUST FOR YOU!

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TESTIMONIALS From Refresh 2014 Attendees

  • “What a great and amazing weekend! It exceeded all my expectations, provided information we so desperately needed and sent us home renewed and hopeful!”

  • “The worship was AMAZING!!! Thank you for sharing the worship list, as I’m feeling like I’m back at Refresh but instead I’m in my kitchen.”

  • “Just what I needed!!! I felt so well taken care of and encouraged. I ditched any guilt about taking care of myself so I can take care of my family!”

  • “What an amazing conference. I have been so impressed with this weekend. I have loved hearing the different points of views from families and the speakers.”

  • “Thank you to all who did so much so that we could be refreshed and learn! We loved it! God met us here and he touched our hearts. Thank you for facilitating that.”

  • “THANK YOU for every single very well thought out detail of Refresh! Both my husband and I loved it, got so much out of it, and left feeling refreshed.”

  • “For the last year, I have been operating under a dark cloud, just feeling hopeless. But the Son is shining today and my hope in the Lord has been renewed.”

  • “We came here completely burned out and questioning if we could even adopt our foster kids. You gave us a space where God could do a 180 in our hearts.”

  • “What a great and amazing weekend! It exceeded all my expectations, provided information we so desperately needed and sent us home renewed and hopeful!”

  • “It was awesome to attend the conference with my spouse, we never get to do things together. Thank you!”

Resource Tables

We are no longer accepting applications for Resource Tables at The Refresh Conference 2015.  If you are interested in having Resource Table at our 2016 Conference please visit our website this summer for more information.

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