Learning Your Child Has a Disability (9/18/23)
ASK-VIP Trainings are offered at no cost.
September 18, 2023
5:00 PM-6:30 PM Central
Theresa Shell-Goldsby, Adoptive Parent Trainer
Learning Your Child Has a Disability aims to help foster and adoptive parents understand the unique emotions of discovering or confirming a child in their care has a disability. This training will also offer tips and strategies to help foster and adoptive families cope with these feelings and challenges.
After completing this training, participants will be able to:
- Identify the common feelings and emotions of learning or confirming a child has a disability.
- Utilize constructive tips and strategies to cope with these emotions
ASK-VIP trainings are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents. Skilled trainers who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption provide these trainings in a virtual group setting. There is 1.5 hours of ongoing, elective foster parent training credit available for Kentucky’s foster parents.
Create an account or log-in to register for this training. A reliable internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, or computer with web camera is needed to participate. If there are two adults in the same household that want to participate in this training, each person must register separately. Foster parent training credit is administered based on the duration of the meeting and each attendee’s participation. Training credit is only available if you have not participated in this training within the past twelve months.
If you have any questions about this training or how to register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-257-7361.