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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We will be hosting a free training day in Marystown at the Marystown Hotel on March 26 from 9am – 4pm. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (709)754-0213. We will have three speakers focusing on the topic of youth:
9am – 10:15am Supporting Adolescent Mental Health
Presenter: Tanya Cusick, B.Ed, M.Ed (Counselling Psychology), C.C.C.
10:15am – 10:30am Break
10:30am -12:30pm Youth: Online safety and community trends
Presenters: Cst. April Gavel and Cst. Graeme Brown – RCMP
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 4pm Gender Diversity in Youth: Awareness and Supports
Presenters: Logan St. Croix and TJ Jones – Trans Support NL
Foster parents can use this training as part of their annual review.