Introduction to Adoption from Foster Care

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Description

This 3-hour in-service training for caregivers provides an introduction to the adoption process including the homestudy, adoption support, the legal process and steps to adoption. This training is open to all participants: those who have not taken Caregiver Core Training, those who have, and those who are using the training as a field placement. This training helps caregivers consider their decisions around public and private agencies and whether to foster to adopt or pursue adoption only.  The focus of the training is understanding the process including the emotional impacts of commitment, changing your family, grieving and attachment. 

The training will also give information about:

  • open adoptions
  • the placement process
  • resources
  • and more.

 

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Length (hours)

3

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Caregivers

Audience Description

Caregivers, licensed, unlicensed, relative and fictive kin

Dates and Locations

 
Arlington
Classroom
July 22, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Trainers:
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCFS Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736, Community Room Map

Registration is required to attend this class.  For special accommodations and/or ESL/ASL please contact the child welfare trainer for this class.

Do Not bring children/youth with you to this class NO childcare is provided.  You may bring coffee, tea, water and snacks with you to this class.  Please dress in layers as each training location has differing temperatures.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  help@acwe.on.spiceworks.comPlease include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com.  Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

We look forward to your attendance at this informative training.  The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is excited to have your participation in our trainings/workshops.

Joan Sager, MEd, is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class you may contact her for questions or need more information at Sagerj2@uw.edu.  

Omak
Classroom
June 6, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Sherry Colomb , BA, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Omak DCFS Office 130 South Main Omak WA 98841-3729, Conference Room Map

There is no childcare available, and no accommodations for children in the building 18 and older please.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

If you have specific questions about the class, please contact the trainer, Sherry Colomb at 509-322-2552.

Port Angeles
Classroom
September 26, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Robert Judd, MA, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Port Angeles DCFS Office 201 West First Street STE 2 Port Angeles WA 98362, Ballroom Map

No children please.  There is no childcare available.

You will be let in at the back of the building next to the parking lot. 

Food and drink welcome.

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Robert Judd,at juddre@uw.edu or 360.316.6037

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

 

Spokane
Classroom
August 22, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Renee Siers, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Spokane DCFS Office 1313 N Atlantic St STE 2000 Spokane WA 99201, SW Conference Room Map

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Please park on the second floor of the parking garage and come across the skywalk for entry.

There is no childcare and no accommodations for children in the building.  18 and older please.

Sunnyside
Classroom
June 6, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Jan Hinkle, JD, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Sunnyside DCFS Office 2010 Yakima Valley Highway STE K-15 Sunnyside WA 98944-0999, Conference Room Map

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

For training related questions please contact Jan Hinkle at 509-830-5800

Tacoma
Classroom
June 20, 2017 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Trainers:
Penny Michel, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tacoma, Children's Museum of Tacoma 1501 Pacific Avenue Tacoma WA 98402 Map

Limited child care is available.  You must be pre-registered for childcare, no drop-in's allowed.  Email Penny Michel at mpen300@uw.edu for the child care paperwork.

Stalls 1-10 adjacent to museum can be used if vacant, otherwise, use street parking

Signs will be posted directing you to the training room.

Feel free to bring a meal or other refreshments.

If you require an interpreter, please contact me 3-4 weeks in advance so arrangements may be made.

Questions?  Please contact Penny Michel at mpen300@uw.edu or 360 402-4040.

Tumwater
Classroom
September 12, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Trainers:
Penny Michel, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Tumwater DCFS Office 6860 Capitol Blvd, Building 2 Tumwater WA 98501, Nisqually Room. Building #2 Map

For training related questions please contact Penny Michel at mpen300@uw.edu or (360) 402-4040

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Vancouver
Classroom
August 17, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Trainers:
Stephanie Rodrigues, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Vancouver DCFS Office 907 Harney St Vancouver WA 98666-8809 Map

For training related questions please contact Stephanie Rodrigues steph75@uw.edu or 206.321.1721

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.