GPS II (Group Preparation and Selection II) is a program that helps prospective foster and adoptive parents make informed, mutual decisions with agency about whether foster parenting or adopting is right for their family. Participants in the Leader Certification Workshop are prepared to co-lead the ten 3-hour meetings in the GPS II program as well as to use family consultations and other tools of the program. All certified GPS II leaders are also qualified to conduct Mini-MAPP.
Course content includes:
The ten meetings are designed to be offered sequentially once a week along with the other tools of the program including family self-assessments, individual family consultations and written development plans.
This course is designed for Foster care and adoptive caseworkers, supervisors, homefinders, Directors of Social Services, and agency administrators in ACS Provider Agencies.
There are no prerequisites required to take this course.
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.