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.
Location: Spring Garden Baptist Church - 112 Spring Garden Avenue, Toronto, ON, M2N 3G3
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays; 6:00 pm to 9:00pm
***A group meal will be provided at 5:30pm.
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Kimberley offers counselling, advocacy, education and support through her private practice for all those touched by adoption. As a registered social worker with almost 30 years of child welfare and post-adoption support she comes with a wealth of experience and knowledge. Kimberley worked as a clinical social worker for the ACO for several years and was the staff-lead of the ACO's Youth Network Group. Kimberley brings her personal experience as an adopted person and a single (formerly) adoptive parent. Kimberley a great awareness of issues relating to Openness in Adoption as well as Search and Reunion. Kimberley has provided a variety of training for professionals, families and youth throughout her career. Awareness and respect for diversity of people, families and experiences are foundations to Kimberley's work.
Karen has worked in the field of child welfare and adoption in South Africa and Canada since 1983. She has also been an approved Private Adoption Practitioner for over 30years. Karen has a passion for training and she has been involved in developing training for adoptive families and is an experienced Pride Trainer for foster and adoptive parents.
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 19, 2020.
To see other Pathways offerings in Ontario, click here to go to our events page.
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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 February 19, 2020.
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: Education Events, PACT for Families, Parent Events (ACO), Permanency Adoption Competency Training, All ACO Events, All Parent Events, Special Needs (General)
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