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Pathways for Families Who have adopted Inter-culturally/Inter-racially

Pathways is an 8-session curriculum

Location: Online via Zoom (The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date; please see below for technical requirements).

Time: Thursday Evenings; 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Dates: 

  • Session 1: April 29, 2021
  • Session 2: May 6, 2021
  • Session 3: May 13, 2021
  • Session 4: May 20, 2021
  • Session 5: May 27, 2021
  • Session 6: June 3, 2021
  • Session 7: June 10, 2021
  • Session 8: June 17, 2021

 

This session is now closed!


Additional Details

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. 

Trainer(s):

  • Darby Crosby, MA RMFT CH RP
    darby@darbycrosby.com
    Darby is an adoptive parent, a Registered Psychotherapist and on the Registry of Marriage and Family Therapists. She has a private practice and works part time at Family Services York Region. She has provided counselling to individuals, couples and families who are dealing with various issues such as parenting, adoption, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression and domestic violence for over 20 years. Her experience includes working with all members of the adoption constellation. Darby has been a PRIDE trainer since 2007.
  • Cindy Stewart, CYW
    cindy5stewart75@yahoo.ca
    I am an Child & Youth Worker providing support to all families that are joined through Adoption, Kinship or Permanency I am an educator providing groups with parenting education and support I also assisting families with home/community issues on an individual basis My experience includes pre placement as well as post placement capacities My son's & I co-facilitates an adopted teen group I have child welfare experience facilitating successful foster placements and providing individual counselling to children & youth, I bring my personal experience as parent to biological and adoptive children and as an adoptee to my work. I also assist Adult Adoptee's in the Search & Reunion process - I am a private investigator and understand the unique issues involved in the searching and re-unification process.

 

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.

    


Categories: Education Events, PACT for Families, Parent Events (ACO), Permanency Adoption Competency Training, All ACO Events, All Parent Events, Special Needs (General)

Dates

2021-04-29 00:00:00 (All day event)

Contact Information

PACT Program
pact@adoptontario.ca