course »The Struggle for Identity with Youth in Transracial Foster and Adoptive Families

Date: 12/5/2015, 10:00 am—5:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Phone: 510-654-4004
During this training, participants will build awareness and skills regarding:
  • The complexities of transracial foster care and adoption
  • What does it mean to be a transracial family
  • The Triumphs and Challenges for youth in transracial foster and adoptive families
  • Essential tasks for parenting transracially
  • Helping youth develop a strong sense of racial or cultural identity
  • Having courageous conversations about race with your child
The Seneca foster care post-certification training series is primarily designed for foster parents, caregivers and providers of youth in out-of-home care with the purpose of developing or strengthening the knowledge, understanding and skills essential when caring for traumatized foster youth with intensive needs and their families.