Foster Parent Training Starts Apr. 13

01.18.2017

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At any given time, there are 130+ children in foster care in Brunswick County because their own families are in crisis and are unable to provide for their essential well-being.

They come from many different backgrounds, but they have the same hopes, dreams, fears, and needs as any child!

Foster/Adoptive Parent 30-hour TIPS-MAPP training is scheduled as follows:

MEETINGS DAY DATE TIME LOCATION
1. Welcome to the TIPS-MAPP Group Preparation and Selection Program  

Thursday

 

4/13/2017

 

6-9 pm

Brunswick County DSS
2. Where the MAPP Leads: A Foster Care & Adoption Experience  

Thursday

 

4/20/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
3. Losses & Gains: The Need to be a Loss Expert  

Thursday

 

4/27/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
4. Helping Children with Attachments  

Thursday

 

5/4/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
5. Helping Children Learn Healthy Behaviors  

Thursday

 

5/11/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
6. Helping Children with Birth Family Connections  

Thursday

 

5/18/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
7. Gains & Losses: Helping Children Leave Foster Care  

Thursday

 

5/25/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
8. Understanding the Impact of Fostering or Adopting  

Thursday

 

6/1/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
9. Perspectives in Adoptive & Foster Parenting-Teamwork & Partnership  

Thursday

 

6/8/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS
10. Endings & Beginnings

 

 

Thursday

 

6/15/2017

 

6-9pm

Brunswick County DSS

 

Brunswick County Health and Human Services

Department of Social Services

To Register for TIPS-MAPP training contact:

Tamela Jones at 910-253-2112 or tamela.jones@brunswickcountync.gov