Safe Babies Online Workshop - Nov 2021 - Foster parents and caregivers cohort


This workshop is required for those fostering or caring for a baby younger than 12 months of age. Learn about infant development, substance exposure, sleep issues, household and infant safety, support services, self-care, and more in this three-part online workshop.

To receive a completion certificate for this Safe Babies course, foster parents and caregivers must obtain Infant/Child CPR/First Aid training outside of AFABC and provide their Infant/Child CPR/First Aid certificate to the AFABC registrar. Please check with your resource workers on provincial and local CPR/First Aid requirements.

Infant/child CPR/First Aid training is offered across the province through St. Johns Ambulance and other first-aid organizations.

Format: This online course is composed of three 1.5-hour online workshops and three hours of self-directed homework. 

Course outline:

Session 1 - Prenatal exposure

  1. Understanding women and addiction
  2. Bringing home baby
  3. Stressors and self-care

Session 2 - Health and development

  1. Public health and infant development programs
  2. Infant child development
  3. Developmental red flags
  4. Infant mental health

Session 3 - FASD

  1. Introduction to FASD
  2. FASD key worker presentation
  3. Questions and discussion
  4. Personal story video

Activities: Presented in an online multi-media format, activities include: live online presentations, online group discussions, watching videos, reading articles, guest speakers from the community, and homework assignments. 

This workshop uses the Zoom online meeting platform. Please check your computer/device compatibility here

Facilitator: This course is taught by a Safe Babies trained online facilitator.

Audience: Referred foster parents and caregivers.  Foster parents and caregivers need to confirm their fee reimbursement eligibility with their Resource Social Worker before registration.

Dates: Wednesday, Nov 24th, Dec 1st, 8th, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Fee: $150 per person. To receive a Safe Babies certificate, participants must register individually.

If you have current CPR/First Aid certification, please reference the chart below for certification requirements in this course.












Login info: Workshop login information will be provided to you one day before each workshop session.

Contact: Registrar 604-320-7330 ext 187 or

Cancellation Policy

**Please note that we require a minimum of 12 participants to run the workshop.

November 24th, 2021 7:00 PM through December 8th, 2021 8:30 PM
Online Event
Event Fee(s)
Participant $ 150.00
Detailed Information
Location: Fraser Region
Format Online course
Topic/Area of Interest Parenting, Special Needs