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Winston-Salem "Caring for Our Own: Training and Support for Kinship Caregivers"
August 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$25.00
Raising a relative’s child is not the same as raising your own children. The goal of Caring for Our Own is to prepare kinship caregivers for the unique set of challenges, joys, and struggles they may encounter. Through a series of ten meetings provided in support group format, caregivers learn how to assess and build on the strengths and needs of the children in their care, and gain assistance and ideas for working in partnership with the helping network, the children, and birth parents.
Dates: August 15th-October 17, 2017 (ten-week series)
Time: 6:00-9:00 pm
Place: CHS office, 100 Northgate Park Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Cost: Free to CHS families, $25/person materials charge for attendees from other agencies or from the community
How to Register: Complete the one-time registration below. You will be registering for all ten sessions. RSVP deadline is August 7th.
Child care will not be provided for this training.
Note: This training is approved by NC DHHS as an alternative to TIPS-MAPP for relative caregivers applying for a foster care license in North Carolina.
If you have questions, please contact:
Revonda Yarbrough, Training Team
Phone: (828) 270-2482