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Tiffany Bobendrier

Growing up in a family that did foster care, Tiffany Bobendrier has spent the majority of her life living with children from hard places. Although her developing years helped shape who she is as a person, her trauma-informed journey got a jump start when she became an adoptive mom. Certified as a Trauma Competent Caregiving Trainer, Tiffany follows her passion in a variety of ways, including leading an orphan care and adoption ministry, serving as a lay counselor, working as a trauma specialist for GlobalFingerprints, training local church leaders and speaking at moms groups. She’s working toward her Masters in Counseling at Bethel University. Tiffany lives with her husband and four children in Minnesota.

How Child Sponsorship Can Address Trauma

Trauma-informed care is helping children understand God’s love