Caring for Our Own is an educational group support program for kinship caregivers. Through nine meetings, kinship caregivers are provided with information about services and resources, receive support from other caregivers, develop ongoing support networks, build skills to better parent the child(ren) in their homes, and learn to manage and enhance their relationships with birth parents and agencies.
Training content includes:
This course is designed for Foster care and adoptive caseworkers, supervisors, homefinders, Directors of Social Services, and agency administrators in ACS Provider Agencies that are interested in facilitating these nine sessions for kinship caregivers.
Prior to attending this course, learners are required to have completed:
Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:
Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.
There are no CEUs associated with this course.
To register and for more information about this course, please contact Marta Colon at [email protected]. For more information about the Workforce Institute, please email [email protected] or call (212) 748-1898.