Because they, the children, matter…

The 2nd Annual The Children Are Waiting Conference  will be held in a wonderful setting at Liberty Heights Church at 7904 Princeton Road in Liberty Township, OH 45044 on Saturday, September 16, 2017.

The goal of this one day fair and conference is to provide information, help and encouragement to individuals and families who want to know more about adoption, foster care and orphan care.

The church is easy to get to from I-75 and is near the newly opened Liberty Center.

The conference runs from 9 AM to 4 PM with special speakers, agencies, exhibitors!

Speaker Schedule by Topic

Room #Topic AgencyPresenterSessions 1Session 2Session 3Session 4
208Adoption Law 101Adoption AttorneyLauren McCain11:15-12:001:00-1:45
205Affordable AdoptionM L JCamie Schuiteman11:15-12:001:00-1:45
K-208Attachment & Adjustment in Your Adopted/Foster ChildCounselorDeb Joy11:15-12:002:00-2:45
K-210Financial Planning Issues for Adoptive ParentsThrivent FinancialCraig Holocher10:15-11:002:00-2:45
204Helping your Foster/Adopted Child with Emotional, Physical & Spiritual BoundariesLive to Be RestoredKathy Schweitzer2:00-2:45
204Home is an Inside Feeling: 4 Steps to Genuine JoyLive to Be RestoredMary Riefski1:00-1:45
210How to Get Involved in Foster Care / AdoptionAgape for YouthBruce Bridges10:15-11:00
203International Waiting ChildrenNightlight Christian AdoptionDana Poynter11:15-12:002:00-2:45
208Problems w/Enotional Regulation in Adopted & Traumatized ChildrenInternational Adoption CenterAndrea Bohien10:15-11:00
K-206Safe Families For ChildrenSafe Families of CincinnatiChris Combs11:15-12:00
203Snowflakes Embryo AdoptionNightlight Christian AdoptionBeth Button10:15-11:001:00-1:45
212Starting an Orphan Ministry by feeding the orphanA Child's Hope Int'lBill Perry10:15-11:001:00-1:45
204The Nutured Heart Approach: An OverviewFocus on YouthAlicia Ajiboye10:15-11:00
K-206Top Ten Lousy Reasons to Foster, Adopt, or Host ChildrenSafe Families of CincinnatiChris Combs1:00-1:45
206Trauma Informed ParentingCoalition of Adoptive FamiliesLee Ann Swick11:15-12:002:00-2:45
202What Does Int'l Adoption Look Like? Shepherd CrookGreg Godwin10:15-11:001:00-1:45
212What is the Journey to the Fatherless?A Child's Hope Int'lLarry Bergeron11:15-12:002:00-2:45