For anyone interested in being a foster parent or adopting, the means to the end are the same, despite the curriculum.
In our classes the training covers:
•Protecting and nurturing the children who have been abused, emotionally maltreated, or neglected.
•Learning what resource parents can do to promote healthy development.
•Supporting relationships between children and their parents, siblings, and kin, as specified by OKDHS.
•A look at what foster and adoptive parents do & what is expected
•What makes the foster or adoptive parent successful
•Learning to know your own family's strengths and needs, communicate effectively, work in partnerships, build connections with a child in need of a temporary place to live
Guiding Principles sessions in Oklahoma are as follows
Saturdays, August 9 - November 30 from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
at our Oklahoma City Office, 3000 United Founders Blvd., Ste. 227 Oklahoma City, OK
For more information or to register, call 405-808-6534 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 23 and continuing every other Saturday until September 20
from 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. at our Tulsa office, 7320 S. Yale Ave., Tulsa, OK
Call 918-488-0163 for more information or to register
Kansas TIPS-MAPP (Trauma Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence, Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting)
All classes are held weekly from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 4, 1813 S. Ohio, Salina
Thursday, September 4, 501 N. Monroe, Hutchinson
Thursday, September 4, 1421 W. 8th Street, Wellington
Monday, September 8, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 2101 Jackson St., Great Bend
Tuesday, September 9, 1013A, West 8th, Junction City
Saturday, September 13, 4155 E. Harry, Wichita
Tuesday, September 16, 1200 Graphic Arts Road, Emporia
Tuesday, September 16, 207 E. 7th St., Hays
Wednesday, September 17, 222 Southwind Place, Manhattan
Wednesday, September 24, 1110 JC Street, Garden City
For any additional details or register for our Kansas classes call