An 8 session (24 Hour) Curriculum
What are Ontario families saying about Pathways 2?
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.
Click here for detailed information on Pathways 2.
Please note: This offering is specifically for Kinship families.
Location: Barrie Native Friendship Centre - 175 Bayfield Street, Barrie, ON L4M 3B4
NOTE: Parking is limited, additional parking may be available at the YMCA.
Time: Wednesdays; 9:30am to 12:30pm
***A group meal will be provided at 9:00am.
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 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 is 9:00am on February 12, 2019.
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.
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.
Categories: PACT for Families, Permanency Adoption Competency Training, All ACO Events, All Parent Events, Special Needs (General)
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