Foster Families are needed throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. To Foster is to share heart and home with a child/youth. Foster Families provide a nurturing, supportive home environment for children. Foster Care is meant to be a temporary arrangement to allow birth families to work on a range of challenges that resulted in their child being placed in foster care. All families have problems sometimes and the main goal in most circumstances will be reunification. Foster Families support children/youth’s individuality, cultural connections, spiritual beliefs, sexual orientation etc. There …
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Multigeneration Trauma and Reconciliation – Training: available to foster parents located between St. John’s/surrounding areas to Glovertown.
May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May 18, 2022 (7:00 – 9:00 pm) register by emailing email@example.com or calling (709)728-3485. Please note training is available to foster parents located between St. John’s/surrounding areas to Glovertown.
Multigeneration Trauma and Reconciliation
This presentation is about multigeneration trauma and reconciliation. It is specific to Inuit and how foster families can be a support working towards decolonization. It introduces where Nunatsiavut land claim area is geographically. We share some information about inequalities that Inuit in Canada continue to face. We will touch on some historical trauma Inuit had experienced such as the Spanish flu, forced relocation and residential schools in Labrador. We also discuss ways foster parents can be a support including some discussions around CSSD’s new cultural connection plan policy.
Presented by: Krista Mogridge and April Andersen with the Department of Health and Social Development, Nunatsiavut Government