NEW! Surviving & Thriving Online Workshop
This three-session workshop is designed to prepare adoptive and permanency families to navigate the critical and often challenging first two years of placement. The three-session workshop covers topics such as transitions, trauma, and attachment. Surviving & Thriving provides families with a toolkit of hands-on strategies to ensure they are prepared with realistic expectations, knowledge, and skillsets.
Audience: Surviving & Thriving is designed for families currently reviewing proposal packages, pending a placement, or who have recently been placed with a child.
Format: Three x 1.5 hour live, online workshop sessions.
Fee: $50 per person
Trauma Informed Parenting: The First Year of Placement Online Workshop
The first year of adoption placement can be tough - especially for parents managing kids with trauma. This online workshop is designed to provide tips and tools for trauma informed parenting in the first year of placement. The course helps parents understand the relationship between trauma and adoption. Parents will learn about the different types of trauma, how they manifest in the developing child, and strategies for parenting with a trauma-informed approach.
Format: Three x 1.5 hour online workshop sessions. Optional extra: 1 hour group follow up discussion with facilitator.
Fee: $95 per person.
Safe Babies Online Workshop
This course is designed for those planning to adopt or care for a baby or toddler — especially if there is any risk of prenatal exposure. Learn about infant development, substance exposure, sleep issues, household and infant safety, support services, self-care, and more in this three-part online webinar workshop. Important: Infant/child first aid training is not included in this online workshop.
Note: We recommend that you have taken the AEP or foster parent training before this course. This workshop is for adults only. Course is designed for prospective adoptive parents, however, referred foster parents are welcome to attend.
Format: Three x 1.5 hour online workshop sessions.
Fee: $150 per person