FAM will be hosting “All You Ever Wanted to Know About Becoming A Foster/Adoptive Parent” at Bristol Adult Education Center, 210 Redstone Hill Road through the Bristol Adult Education Department. Registration is only available through Bristol Continuing Education. To register call 860.584.7865 or visit their website: www.bristol.k12.ct.us/adulted
Brief overview of the process for becoming a licensed foster/adoptive parent in CT. This course will focus on foster care and adoption of children in the CT child welfare system.
Information regarding prerequisites for families, the children needing to be placed in foster/pre-adoptive homes will be discussed. We will address the difference between regular foster care, therapeutic foster care and enhanced foster care. We will explain the current trend in adoption to place children in legal-risk pre-adoptive placements. The final half hour of the session will be devoted to questions from the attendees.
October 21, 2013, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
January 27, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.