Supporting Birth and Foster Parent Partners Using Mentors and Other Strategies Training Video

Cathi Huerta - QPI Coordinator, Youth Law Center | Rose Eshe - Foster Care Support, Recruitment Social Worker, Sonoma County, California | Ashley Ackerman - Statewide Foster Parent Support Specialist, Illinois | Jodi Rogers - Sonoma County, California | Kelli Daniels McKenzie - Director of Case Management, Community Partnership for Children | Meg Easter-Dawson - Program Development Manager, Sonoma County, California | Robyn Robbins - Resource Parent, Sonoma County, California

April 30, 2019

Workshop Materials - 2019 QPI National Conference

(note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)

Training Description

Birth Parent and Foster Parent partnerships can have a profound effect on the emotional stability of children, in addition to supporting successful reunification or permanency. Participants will discuss how to cultivate a culture in which birth and resource families work together to improve relationships, communication, and involvement in decision-making.

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