Adoptive and Foster Parent Training
When: This is a 6 session course, occurring Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
• Wednesday, February 12, 2020
• Wednesday, February 19, 2020
• Wednesday, February 26, 2020
• Wednesday, March 4, 2020
• Wednesday, March 11, 2020
• Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Childcare : Childcare will be provided on site, as needed.
This training series is designed for foster, adoptive and kinship caregivers interested in learning more about the impact of trauma on youth in their care, managing behaviors and tips for self-care. Participants should have at least one child currently placed with them or have a placement in progress. Participants may be licensed through DFCS or community agencies.
Topics covered include:
-Trauma’s impact on brain development and behavior
-Building and enhancing safety
-Feelings and behavior
-Connections and healing
-Advocating for your child
-Self-care and parenting strengths
Registration is required. To register, please click "register now" below and select a ticket.
Participants attending all 6 training sessions will receive 15 hours of training credit.