Kids Need Families and Families Need Support

Adoption Myth #3

"The race of the child is the single most important factor in the adoption."

Upcoming Events

«

December 2019

»
S M T W T F S
1
4
5
6
7
8
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

 

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

Toronto 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: Centennial College Story Arts Centre - 951 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 3M2

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

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

Dates: 

  • Session 1 & 2: May 4, 2019
  • Session 3 & 4: May 11, 2019
  • Session 5 & 6: May 25, 2019
  • Session 7 & 8: June 1, 2019

        

 Click here to view flyer

Trainer(s): 

  • Jean Skelton, GTA 
    jeanskelton7@gmail.com
    Jean Skelton is a social worker with Highland Shores CAS in Cobourg.  She works as a Clinical Case Consultant with the Therapeutic Family Care (TFC) Program, which is a collaborative clinically-oriented child welfare program sponsored by three Children’s Aid Societies (Durham, Highland Shores and Kawartha-Haliburton).  Jean works within a multi-disciplinary team to provide clinical support to families, including many adoptive families.   She has experience facilitating PRIDE training and adoption assessment (SAFE) and was formerly a treatment level foster caregiver.  Jean is also a Certified Solution Focused therapist.     

  • Jackie Robertson, Cobourg
    robertsonjackie65@gmail.com
    Jackie is a Registered Psychotherapist in private practice and Clinical case Consultant for Child Welfare. She has been in the field for over 30 years; with extensive experienced in the field of mental health and child welfare.  Jackie completed the Adoption Competency Training (ACT), facilitates Pathways to Permanence II training and has her level II in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.  She has worked extensively with adoptive families, abused and traumatized individuals and provides parental coaching.

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 hereThe deadline to register is 9:00am on April 19, 2019If you would like to be notified if any spots become available, please register for the Waiting List.  

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 is 9:00am on April 19, 2019.

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)

Dates

2019-05-04 00:00:00 (All day event)