ABOUT THE ENGAGE CONFERENCE
Topics this year include:
Special Needs Ministry – You Can Do It with Doc Hunsley
Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others with Gary Oliver & Derek Gwinn
5 Love Languages for Families Experiencing Disability with Jolene Philo
7 Things All Siblings Need to Hear with Sandra Peoples
Rethinking Behaviors with Mindy Duell
…and many more!!!
Author of The Lucky Few
99 Balloons Co-Founder & Executive Director
Author & Speaker
Director of Relationship Education at the Center for Healthy Relationships
Executive Director, The Center for Healthy Relationships
Dr. Oliver has over 40 years experience in individual, premarital, marital and family counseling, has spoken and provided professional training both nationally and internationally, including speaking to over 1,000,000 men in live stadium venues for Promise Keepers.
He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Member & Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He also serves on the Executive Board of the American Association for Christian Counseling (AACC).
Gary has developed a variety of programs on how Emotional & Relational Intelligence (ERI™) can increase the effectiveness of individuals, marriages, Christian leaders and corporate executives. He developed the CHR Church Relationships Assessment which allows church leaders to see where their congregants are spiritually, emotionally and relationally. He also directs the CHR Healthy Leaders, Healthy Churches small-group intensives for pastors, missionaries and parachurch leaders.
Gary teaches, trains and consults with church and parachurch ministries, community organizations, corporations, seminaries, Christian colleges and universities both nationally and internationally to educate, equip, enrich and help folks strengthen their relationships.
Dr. Ben Rhodes
Director of Academic Engagement in the Christian Institute on Disability
Author & Speaker
"Man with a Mic"
Founder & President of Hope Story
Author and Executive Director for Key Ministry and Not Alone
Stephen "Doc" Hunsley
SOAR Special Needs Director and Pastor for Grace Church
Autism/Behavior Specialist, BCBA
ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES:
Ann Marie Barfield
RESPITE ROUND TABLE:
Abby Ann Williams
MOTHERS OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES:
NAVIGATING THE IEP:
8:15 – 8:30 Registration
8:45 – 9:15 Welcome
9:25 – 10:25 BREAKOUT #1
10:35 – 11:35 BREAKOUT #2
11:45 – 12:45 Lunch, Exhibits & Live Podcast Recording
12:45 – 1:45 BREAKOUT #3
1:55 – 2:55 BREAKOUT #4
6:30 – 8:00 Community Gathering
COUNTDOWN TO ENGAGE
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