Annual Pre-Service Training

You must attend an Orientation Meeting prior to attending the Pre-Service Training.  Please contact Foster Care Specialist Beth Kiggans at 330-339-7791, or 1-800-431-2347, extension 172, to be added to the list for the 2016 Pre‑Service Training.

Training Location:  Tuscarawas County Job & Family Services

Trainer:                    Michele Santin, M.A., PCC, LSW

Saturday September 9, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module I: Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module II: The Child Protection Team
Saturday September 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module III: Child Development
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module IV: Childhood Trauma and Its Effects
Saturday September 23, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module V: Child Sexual Abuse
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module VI: Minimizing the Trauma of Placement
Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module VII: Transcending Differences in Placement
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module VIII: Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors
Saturday October 7, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module IX: Understanding Primary Families
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module X: The Effects of Caregiving on the Caregiver Family
Saturday October 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Module XI: Long-Term Separation from Birth Parents
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Module XII: Post-Adoption Issues for Families