Raising Relatives - Spring 2022
Thousands of family members, particularly grandparents, are becoming “parents for the second time around” when relatives experience difficulties and their children need care.
This three-part online workshop provides a safe environment to discuss their feelings about caregiving for a relative, learn strategies to deal with trauma and trauma-related behaviours, and manage openness in familial relationships.
Format: Three x 1.5-hour online workshop sessions.
Safe Babies - Spring 2022
This popular workshop is essential for anyone planning to adopt or foster an infant or toddler — especially if there is a 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 workshop.
Format: Three x 1.5-hour online workshop sessions. The workshop is taught by a Safe Babies trained facilitator and includes guest speakers, as well as scheduled time for questions and discussion.
Fee: $150 per person.
Trauma-Informed Parenting - Fall 2022
Parenting kids with trauma can be tough at any stage of their development. This online workshop is designed to provide tips and tools for trauma-informed parenting and to help 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: This course is composed of three 2-hour online workshop sessions. Trauma-Informed Parenting is taught by an instructor with over 16 years in the permanency field. She holds her Master in Social Work and is a PhD candidate in Child and Youth Care.
Fee: $95 per person.