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Support & Training

 
May 22, 2017, 6:00-8:30pm- Preparing Your Birth Children for Foster Care or Adoption
This training is designed to help you learn how to prepare your birth children for what to expect when foster or adoptive children join your family.  You will gain insight into helping your birth children manage and express their emotions.  Click HERE for more information.
 
February 7, 6:00-8:00pm- 7 Core Issues of Adoption
This training will focus on the 7 core issues associated with adoption and how these issues may come up in different stages of life. You’ll also be given practical suggestions on how to address these issues as they arise in your family. This training is specifically designed for families who are interested in adoption, have adopted, or are in the process of adopting children. However, all current and prospective foster, adoptive, and kinship families are welcome to attend. Click HERE for more information.
 
February 18, 9:00am-3:00pm- TBRI Correcting Principals
This training is the last in the 4 sessions of the TBRI series, and focuses on helping participants learn skills that can be used to manage behaviors with the children that they care for. Child care is offered but reservations are required in advance. Click HERE for more information.
 
March 15, 6:00-8:00pm- Foster Care First Placement
Learn how to effectively communicate with The Salvation Army Children's Services and how to build a strong partnership with county children and youth agencies. This training is required for all families within one year of receiving their first foster care placement.  Click HERE for more information.
 
March 21, 6:00-8:00pm- Visit Coaching and Birth Parent Connection
Learn more about Children’s Service innovative Visit Coaching program and the importance of positive connections between resource parents and birth families.  All families beginning the approval process to become a resource family, families currently in study, and already approved resource families are invited to attend. Click HERE for more information!
 
April 7 & 8- Empowered to Connect Simulcast
Stay tuned for more information or click HERE to learn more about what to expect from this great virtual conference.
 
May 13, 7:30AM- 6th Annual Rock N' Run 4 Kids!
Join us for a fun morning at the IronPigs Stadium, in honor of National Foster Care Month! This annual 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run features live music along a fun but challenging course, prizes, games and activities for all ages! More information is available at www.RockNRun4Kids.com.
 
 
Bravelets: Want to show your support for foster care and adoption year round? Order your Bravelets today and wear your support with pride. $10 of each piece of jewelry sold goes directly to our program and mission of caring for kids. Click HERE to check out these beautiful pieces with a purpose.