Designed as an alternative to the standard GPS II/MAPP program, Deciding Together brings the preparation and selection process to individual families who cannot participate in group meetings. This program includes seven family consultations that thoroughly prepare families for their fostering role. Each prospective foster/adoptive parent must also complete six workbooks. Certified GPS II/MAPP leaders can become certified Deciding Together leaders by completing a two-and-a-half-day Deciding Together training workshop.
This course is designed for Foster care and adoptive caseworkers, supervisors, homefinders, Directors of Social Services, and agency administrators in ACS Provider Agencies.
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.