course »Resource Family Pre-Approval Training – Sessions 1 and 2

Date: 2/2/2019, 9:00 am—3:30 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: 707-648-2000
The Child Welfare Overview is the first of four sessions designed to prepare resource families to work with youth in the foster care system. Participants will receive a better understanding of the Child Welfare System structure and explore how to provide a well-planned, safe, and secure environment designed to meet children’s individual and unique needs.

Understanding Your Role as a Foster Parent is the second of four sessions designed to prepare resource families to work with youth in the foster care system. Participants will continue to receive information regarding the Child Welfare System and how crucial resource parents are in providing quality care to youth and how to create an environment that promotes the children’s social, emotional, educational, and physical development.