Event location:
March 23rd, 2023 12:00 AM
This is a *waitlist only*. Those who join the waitlist will be contacted when registration opens for the next Trauma-informed Parenting workshop, and be given the opportunity to register.

Parents will learn about the different types of trauma, how they manifest in the developing child and strategies for parenting with a trauma-informed approach.

Format: This course is composed of three 2 hour online workshops.

Workshop outline:

Session 1 - Trauma and the adopted child

  1. Understanding trauma
  2. Children in care
  3. Child/adolescent development
  4. Attachment
  5. Trauma storms

Session 2 - Core principles of trauma-informed parenting

  1. Safety
  2. Relationships
  3. Communication

Session 3 - Healing and self-care

  1. Non-trauma moments
  2. Scale of healing
  3. Environments of healing
  4. Self-care

Activities: Presented in an online multi-media format, activities include: live online presentations, group discussions, reading articles, watching videos, breakout rooms

This workshop uses the Zoom online meeting platform. Please check your computers/devices compatibility here

Facilitator: This workshop is taught by an instructor with over 16 years in the permanency field. She holds her Master in Social Work and is a PhD candidate in Child and Youth Care.

Audience: Prospective and current adoptive parents.

Fee: $95 per person. Joining the waitlist is free.

Login info: Workshop login information will be provided to you one day prior to each workshop session.

Contact: Registrar 604-320-7330 ext.187 or registration@bcadoption.com

Cancellation Policy

**Please note that we require a minimum of 12 participants to run the workshop.

March 23rd, 2023 12:00 AM