Pathways for families who live in Central Ontario
Pathways is an 8-session curriculm
Location: Online via Zoom (The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date; please see below for technical requirements).
Regions: To find out if this offering is for your region - click here.
Time: Thursday Evenings; 7:00pm to 9:30pm
- Session 1: April 22, 2021
- Session 2: April 29, 2021
- Session 3: May 6, 2021
- Session 4: May 13, 2021
- Session 5: May 20, 2021
- Session 6: May 27, 2021
- Session 7: June 3, 2021
- Session 8: June 10, 2021
This session is now full!
Who: This training is for parents and caregivers where a placement has already occurred.
Cost: This course is being offered at NO cost to participants thanks to funding from the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
Technical & set-up requirement:
- Laptop or desktop computer with functioning webcam and microphone capabilities.
- Strong/stable internet connection with a speed of at least 10mbps
- In order to preserve families' privacy and comfort levels, anyone other than another Pathways participant, should not be in the same room with you while participating in a Pathways Zoom session; this includes children and teens.
- Terra Bovingdon
Terra has provided therapy for the past 20 years to adoptive, foster, and biological families in Alberta and for the past year in Ontario, and has worked with families and children in various stages of adoption, and stages of development. She has worked with adoptive families that have come together through kinship, international and private adoptions, and families that have come together through child protection services. Terra also presents and trains on the topics of adoption, attachemnt, trauma, and brain development.
- Kimberley Miller
As a Registered Social Worker, Kimberley offers counselling, education and consulting through her private practice for a wide variety of clients with mental health and parenting challenges. With 30+ years of professional experience, including Child Welfare and Adoption, Kimberley provides clients with a wealth of skill, knowledge and understanding. Her personal experience as an adopted person and a formerly single adoptive parent is an asset to her work and connections to all those touched by adoption and related themes. Awareness and respect for diversity of people, families, identities and experiences are foundations to Kimberley's professional values.
Certificate: A certificate of completion is available upon request.
To see other Pathways offerings in Ontario, click here to go to our events page.
Can't attend any of these offerings? Click here to be notified about the next round.
Please note, Ontario's PRIDE curriculum is equivalent to The Kinship Center's Pathways to Permanence 1 curriculum.
Detailed Information about Pathways 2
Click here for detailed information on Pathways 2.
© ACT: An Adoption and Permanency Curriculum for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals and Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children who have Experienced Trauma and Loss are copyrights of Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies in California. Through a partnership with Seneca Family of Agencies, Adoption Council of Ontario owns the exclusive Ontario license to ACT and Pathways 2.
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