Online Workshops



Teens and Tweens Online Workshop


Parenting teens and tweens is challenging. Parenting teens and tweens who are adopted requires specialized knowledge and tools to deal with the unique experience of adopted children.

AFABC has developed a brand new Teens and Tweens online workshop that offers an introduction to the parental joys, challenges, and typical behaviours connected to teen and tween adoptions.

This course will enable prospective and adoptive parents to understand teen development in the context of adoption, and provide tips and tools to support their parenting journey.

Format: Three x 1.5 hour online workshops.


Teen at a fenceTrauma 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 workshops. Optional extra: 1 hour group follow up discussion with facilitator.

Fee: $95 per person.

Happy Babies


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 workshops.

Cost for Online Workshop: $150 per person