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Home » Search » North Bay Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and Loss ©

North Bay Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma and Loss ©

An 8 session (24 Hour) Curriculum

About the Pathways 2 Training

What are Ontario families saying about Pathways 2? 

  • "Pathways' curriculum was excellent - more parents, early on in their parenting journey, need to benefit from it."
  • "Pathways training has given me the tools to understand my child."
  • "Life-changing skills learned. Wonderful connections made with new friends."

Pathways to Permanence 2 is a 24-hour specialized series of classes designed for foster and adoptive parents, kinship caregivers, and guardians who are parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss as a part of their history.

The course provides tools, techniques and information that empower participants to effectively parent their children.

Detailed Information about Pathways 2

Click here for detailed information on Pathways 2. 


Details: 

Location: The Children’s Aid Society of the Districtof Nipissing and Parry Sound - 140 Elmwood Avenue, North Bay, ON

Time: Saturdays & Sundays; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

***A group meal will be provided at lunch.

Dates: 

  • Session 1 & 2: February 2, 2019
  • Session 3 & 4: February 3, 2019
  • Session 5 & 6: February 23, 2019
  • Session 7 & 8: February 24, 2019

  
Click here to view flyer

 

Trainer(s): 

  • Laura Banks
    labanks@rogers.com
    Laura is a mental health professional in private practice. She provides counseling, education, advocacy, skill development and service coordination to families in adoption. Laura also sits on several Boards and Committees with the clear intent of assisting children to find permanency and healing in their lives. Laura is an adoptive parent to seven children and has been a Treatment Foster Care parent for over 18 years. She is an experienced trainer to adoptive and foster parents and others.

  • Sylvia Gibbons
    j.s.gibbons@sympatico.ca

    Sylvia founded and runs a Support Group for Adoptive Families and founded and runs an Adopted Youth Group, both of which are in Simcoe County. She is the ACO's PACT Parent Liaison. In this newly created role she will assist and guide Pathways parent groups to form ongoing parent support groups in their communities. Sylvia continues to provide peer support to many adoptive families throughout Ontario. Sylvia has been a PRIDE trainer for eight years. Sylvia is also an adoptive parent.

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 and Youth Services.

Registration: To register for this offering, click here.  The deadline to register has been extended.

To see other Pathways offerings in Ontario, click here to go to our events page.

Would you like to see Pathways 2 come to your region? Click here.

Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided.

Childcare: Child care will be provided to children 3 years of age and older. Childcare MUST be booked in advance; please include your childcare needs when you register.  The deadline to register for childcare has been extended.

Please note, Ontario's PRIDE curriculum is equivalent to The Kinship Center's Pathways to Permanence 1 curriculum.


© 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.

Location

140 Elmwood Avenue

North Bay,
ON, CA


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

Dates

2019-02-02 00:00:00 (All day event)