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Fall Focus: Parenting

Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Newbreak Scripps Campus

We are designed by God for relationships. They add so much meaning and depth to our lives. So why are they so challenging sometimes? Why do so many of us struggle through them, wishing we had more help? At The Relationship Conference, we want to come alongside you to help! Join us for the Parenting Edition of The Relationship Conference, where we'll learn from experienced speakers and professionals about cultivating some of the most important relationships in our lives. You'll leave with practical tools, wisdom and ideas on how to involve God at the center of your relationship with your kids and how to help them thrive in the ways God designed. Plus, you'll get lots of opportunities for Q&A too. So come learn how to help your kids thrive spiritually and mentally!

To submit parenting stories and questions for our speakers to address, please leave a voicemail at (858) 375-6319.

The Relationship Conference Schedule

Attend the entire conference or choose the sessions you want. In addition to a conference designed to meet your parenting needs, we have created a space for you to ask questions and get them answered live during one of the talks or panel discussion. So if you have a question you've been wanting the answer to for years, now is the time to ask one of our experts! 

Keynote One: Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids - Parenting with Mental Health in Mind

9:10AM

Amy Elliott

Keynote Two: How To Understand Today's Kids - And Talk to Them!

9:55AM

Brad Griffin

Keynote Three: 3 Big Questions For Every Kid - And How to Help Them Find Answers

11:00AM

Brad Griffin

Group Panel Q&A

11:30AM

Amy Elliott, Carrie Botkin, Danielle Perkio, Brad Griffin, Desiree Wooden

Our Conference Speakers

We'll learn from experienced speakers and professionals about cultivating some of the most important relationships in our lives--marriage, parenting, and friendship. You'll leave with practical tools, wisdom and ideas on how to involve God at the center of your relationships and how to help them thrive in the ways God designed. Plus, you'll get lots of opportunities for Q&A too. So come learn and grow with us!

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A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Amy provides counseling for individuals, couples, and families. She assists clients as they work through pain from the past, make sense of their current situations, and determine what they would like their future to be. She also helps couples in: preparing for marriage, strengthening marriages and families as they grow and change, and restoring hope in struggling relationships. Amy specializes in EMDR and works extensively with trauma, anxiety, and depression.


Amy graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Following a spiritual call, she obtained a Master’s degree in Theology from Andover Newton Theological Seminary. After more than a decade of working with high risk youth, families, and the systems serving them, Amy returned to graduate school and completed a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at San Diego State University. She has been practicing in the San Diego area ever since. Amy is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT).


Amy has a private practice San Diego, California where she lives with her husband and two children.

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Brad M. Griffin is the Senior Director of Content for the Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research-based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, writer, and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is the coauthor of over a dozen books, including 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager, Faith in an Anxious World, Growing Young, several Sticky Faithbooks, Every Parent’s Guide to Navigating Our Digital World, and Can I Ask That? Brad and his wife, Missy, live in Southern California and share life with their three teenage and young adult children. He also serves as Pastor of Youth and Family Ministries at Mountainside Communion.

The Relationship Conference Schedule

November 13, 2021 at Newbreak Scripps Campus

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