Vicky Bergem was baptized 29 years ago in Westchester, New York, and her journey led her to San Diego, where she met her husband, Steven Bergem. They were married in 2003 and have been blessed with two incredible children, Tabitha, 17, and Tobias, 14.
Vicky and Steven serve their community through their roles as Children's Ministry Directors and Youth and Family Shepherds in the Coastal Region of the San Diego Church. Together, they established the Children's Ministry Leadership Conferences, which notably include Special Needs and Adoption Tracks. These conferences provide valuable guidance and support to parents and families. In addition to their involvement in the church and conferences, Vicky takes on another important role as the overseer of several Facebook groups that support disciples around the world. She is dedicated to creating a global community of support.
Vicky also co-owns Heart 4 Kids Coaching. Through this venture, Vicky provides a compassionate and understanding ear to families impacted by ADHD and other challenges. Her passion for supporting parents with exceptional families is inspiring, as she truly believes in ensuring that every child grows up experiencing God's love.
Vicky believes in going above and beyond to positively impact the lives of those around her. She is truly making a difference in the world through her dedication, compassion, and unwavering commitment.
Beyond Survival: Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Journey of Raising a Child With Special Needs
The class "Beyond Survival: Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Journey of Raising a Child With Special Needs" is designed to provide support, guidance, and empowerment to parents and caregivers who are navigating the unique challenges of raising a child with special needs.
In this class, participants will explore topics such as acceptance, self-care, advocacy, and building a support network. Emphasis will be placed on moving beyond mere survival mode and discovering the profound meaning and purpose that can be found in this journey.
The ultimate goal of the class is to help participants shift their perspective from a place of overwhelm and isolation to one of empowerment and fulfillment. By embracing the journey and discovering a deeper sense of meaning and purpose, parents and caregivers will be better equipped to provide the love, care, and support their child needs, while also nurturing their own personal growth and well-being.