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

 
Aberdeen
Classroom
October 8, 2018 - 5:45pm - 8:45pm
Trainers:
Penny Michel, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Aberdeen, Aberdeen DCYF Office 415 West Wishkah STE 2B Aberdeen WA 98520 Map

No children please.  There are no childcare facilities available.   Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Penny Michel, at mpen300@uw.edu or call 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.

Arlington
Classroom
September 8, 2018 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Trainers:
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCYF Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736 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

Arlington
Classroom
November 1, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCYF Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736 Map

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.

Entrance is at the front of  the building, corner door, see signs

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.

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

Bremerton
Classroom
November 8, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Trainers:
Stephanie Rodrigues, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Bremerton DCYF Office 3423 6th Street STE 217 Bremerton WA 98312 Map

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Stephanie Rodrigues, at 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.

No child care is available for this training, please do not bring children to class.

Colville
Classroom
October 26, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Kebbie Green, Continuing Education Coordinator / Trainer, Adoptive Parent, Foster Parent, University of Washington Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Colville DCYF Office 1100 South Main Colville WA 99114-0537 Map

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Kebbie Green, at kgreen10@uw.edu or call 509-362-1336.

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.

 

 

Moses Lake
Classroom
September 27, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Ryan Krueger, MA, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Moses Lake DCYF Office 1651 S. Pilgrim Street Moses Lake WA 98837, Conference 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.

* Certificates of completion are provided at the end of class after Field Experience is completed.

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.

Ryan Krueger is the Child Welfare Training Manager for this class you may contact her for questions or if you need more information at krry300@uw.edu

Port Angeles
Classroom
November 6, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
Robert Judd, MA, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Port Angeles DCYF Office 201 West First Street STE 2 Port Angeles WA 98362, Ballroom Map

Please come to the back of the building (parking lot side) to be let in.

Feel free to bring food.

No children please! There are no childcare services available

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.

Redmond
Classroom
October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Trainers:
El-Freda Stephenson, MBA, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare ExcellenceLaurie Washington, MSW, Reg 2 Program Manager Adoption & Permanency Planning
Location:
Redmond, Overlake Christian Church 9900 Willows Road NE Redmond WA 98052, 3rd Floor Map

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

Please 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.

El-Freda Stephenson, MBA, is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class you may contact her for questions or need more information at Elfreda@uw.edu.

Seattle
Classroom
December 13, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Trainers:
Gracia Hahn, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Seattle, Alliance Training Center 4045 Delridge Way SW STE 200 Seattle WA 98106, Alpine Map

Please do not bring children with you to class. There are no accommodations for children. Feel free to bring food and drink to class.

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 questions about this class, please contact Gracia Hahn at 253-332-4814.