Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This is a new training that Ampersand Families is offering to our families. It will focus on how to support and affirm a youth who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or another identity in the LGBTQ+ community in an adoptive, pre-adoptive, or relative/kinship home. This training will also include strategies to implementContinue Reading

Relative/Kinship Parenting and Building Resilience Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This training acknowledges the complexities associated with Relative/Kinship caregiving through fostering and adoption. Topics will include divided loyalties, redefining roles and relationships, setting boundaries with parents and other relatives, the range of emotions caregivers can feel and how children who have experienced trauma, separation, or loss can impact a caregiver’s own well-being. Strategies for howContinue Reading

Preparing for Placement Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

Come listen to a panel talk about what you need to prepare for a youth moving into your home! Ampersand-affiliated families only (families who had their home study done by Ampersand or who are matching with a youth who has a Child Specific Recruiter/worker through Ampersand) All trainings are subject to change and cancellation basedContinue Reading

Relative/Kinship Parenting and Building Resilience Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This training acknowledges the complexities associated with Relative/Kinship caregiving through fostering and adoption. Topics will include divided loyalties, redefining roles and relationships, setting boundaries with parents and other relatives, the range of emotions caregivers can feel and how children who have experienced trauma, separation, or loss can impact a caregiver’s own well-being. Strategies for howContinue Reading

Parenting in Racially and Culturally Diverse Families Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This training helps participants understand the impact of parenting children from different racial/ethnic/cultural backgrounds and to know how to honor and incorporate child’s race/ethnicity/culture into their existing family system. Strategies are identified to help children develop positive and proud identities and to help children and families prepare for and handle racism in all forms. OpennessContinue Reading

Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This is a new training that Ampersand Families is offering to our families. It will focus on how to support and affirm a youth who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or another identity in the LGBTQ+ community in an adoptive, pre-adoptive, or relative/kinship home. This training will also include strategies to implementContinue Reading

Event Series Preparing for Placement Training

Preparing for Placement Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

Come listen to a panel talk about what you need to prepare for a youth moving into your home! Ampersand-affiliated families only (families who had their home study done by Ampersand or who are matching with a youth who has a Child Specific Recruiter/worker through Ampersand) All trainings are subject to change and cancellation basedContinue Reading

Relative/Kinship Parenting and Building Resilience Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This training acknowledges the complexities associated with Relative/Kinship caregiving through fostering and adoption. Topics will include divided loyalties, redefining roles and relationships, setting boundaries with parents and other relatives, the range of emotions caregivers can feel and how children who have experienced trauma, separation, or loss can impact a caregiver’s own well-being. Strategies for howContinue Reading

Parenting in Racially and Culturally Diverse Families Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This training helps participants understand the impact of parenting children from different racial/ethnic/cultural backgrounds and to know how to honor and incorporate child’s race/ethnicity/culture into their existing family system. Strategies are identified to help children develop positive and proud identities and to help children and families prepare for and handle racism in all forms. OpennessContinue Reading

Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth Training

Ampersand Families +1 more

This is a new training that Ampersand Families is offering to our families. It will focus on how to support and affirm a youth who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or another identity in the LGBTQ+ community in an adoptive, pre-adoptive, or relative/kinship home. This training will also include strategies to implementContinue Reading