Safe Babies Online Workshop - Nov 2021 - Foster parents and caregivers cohort
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.
Session 1 - Prenatal exposure
- Understanding women and addiction
- Bringing home baby
- Stressors and self-care
Session 2 - Health and development
- Public health and infant development programs
- Infant child development
- Developmental red flags
- Infant mental health
Session 3 - FASD
- Introduction to FASD
- FASD key worker presentation
- Questions and discussion
- 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 email@example.com
**Please note that we require a minimum of 12 participants to run the workshop.