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Trauma-Informed Parenting support session

Are you a parent, caregiver, or waiting parent raising children who have experienced trauma? Would you like to connect with other caregivers who face the same challenges, and learn from a professional who's been there too? Join the Trauma-Informed Parenting support session to discuss parenting strategies, support one another, and get expert advice and answers […]

Trauma-Informed Parenting support session

Are you a parent, caregiver, or waiting parent raising children who have experienced trauma? Would you like to connect with other caregivers who face the same challenges, and learn from a professional who's been there too? Join the Trauma-Informed Parenting support session to discuss parenting strategies, support one another, and get expert advice and answers […]

Trauma-Informed Parenting support session

Are you a parent, caregiver, or waiting parent raising children who have experienced trauma? Would you like to connect with other caregivers who face the same challenges, and learn from a professional who's been there too? Join the Trauma-Informed Parenting support session to discuss parenting strategies, support one another, and get expert advice and answers […]

Adoption Education Program (AEP) Refresher – October 2024 – Cohort 1

Learn the essentials for building a strong adoptive family in this convenient 8-week online course. Core issues include attachment, separation & loss, special needs, cultural and Indigenous awareness, and openness. Lessons are delivered through an engaging mix of video, audio, writing, and group discussion. You’ll benefit from working with experienced facilitators as well as a […]

Adoption Education Program (AEP) Foundations – September 2024 – Cohort 1

Learn the essentials for building a strong adoptive family in this convenient 15-week online course. Core issues include attachment, separation & loss, special needs, cultural and Indigenous awareness, and openness. Lessons are delivered through an engaging mix of video, audio, writing, and group discussion. You’ll benefit from working with experienced facilitators as well as a […]

Safe Babies spring/summer 2024

This course covers: •    Building compassion and empathy for birth parents •    Understanding addiction and the impacts of prenatal drug and alcohol exposure on the infant •    What to expect when bringing baby home •    Infant development and mental health •    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Format: This online course […]

Adopt BC Kids FREE 2SLGBTQIA+ information session

Considering adoption or curious about becoming a parent to a child or teen in need? Join our online info session to explore adoption from BC foster care. In this session, we'll discuss who BC’s waiting children are, the reasons they come into care, their support needs, and the adoption process. This is also an opportunity […]

Waiting Parents Online Discussion Group

If you want to connect with a group that understands your journey, join our Waiting parents online discussion group! In this series of group discussions, we’ll explore various topics related to adoption and permanency with the company of guest speakers. As a community, attendees will shape the discussions by suggesting topics they want to learn […]

Waiting Parents online discussion group

If you want to connect with a group that understands your journey, join our Waiting Parents online discussion group! In this series of group discussions, we’ll explore various topics related to adoption and permanency with the company of guest speakers. As a community, attendees will shape the discussions by suggesting topics they want to learn […]

Professional Development: Relational Permanency

Are you a professional supporting adoptive and permanency parents? Would you like to learn more about relational permanency and what that looks like for families? Join our new professional development workshop series! We’ll share valuable information about the journey of adoptive parents and how you can support them in the permanency planning stage of their […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Adoption Education Program (AEP) Foundations – May 2024 – Cohort 1

Learn the essentials for building a strong adoptive family in this convenient 15-week online course. Core issues include attachment, separation & loss, special needs, cultural and Indigenous awareness, and openness. Lessons are delivered through an engaging mix of video, audio, writing, and group discussion. You’ll benefit from working with experienced facilitators as well as a strong support team. *Note: This […]

Adopt BC Kids FREE information session

Considering adoption or curious about becoming a parent to a child or teen in need? Join our online info session to explore adoption from BC foster care. In this session, we'll discuss who BC’s waiting children are, the reasons they come into care, their support needs, and the adoption process. This is also an opportunity […]

Waiting Parents Online Discussion Group

If you want to connect with a group that understands your journey, join our Waiting parents online discussion group! In this series of group discussions, we’ll explore various topics related to adoption and permanency with the company of guest speakers. As a community, attendees will shape the discussions by suggesting topics they want to learn […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Trauma-Informed Parenting online workshop – spring 2024

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. Workshop outline: Session 1 – Trauma and the adopted child Understanding trauma Children in care Child/adolescent development Attachment Trauma storms Session 2 – Core principles of trauma-informed parenting Safety Relationships Communication […]

Adoption Education Program (AEP) Foundations – March 2024 – Cohort 1

Learn the essentials for building a strong adoptive family in this convenient 15-week online course. Core issues include attachment, separation & loss, special needs, cultural and Indigenous awareness, and openness. Lessons are delivered through an engaging mix of video, audio, writing, and group discussion. You’ll benefit from working with experienced facilitators as well as a strong support team. *Note: This […]

Waiting parents online discussion group

If you want to connect with a group that understands your journey, join our Waiting parents online discussion group! In this series of group discussions, we’ll explore various topics related to adoption and permanency with the company of guest speakers. As a community, attendees will shape the discussions by suggesting topics they want to learn […]

Caring for Kids with FASD: Q&A Session with Kinsight

Are you raising children with FASD? Join Kinsight’s FASD caseworker, Andrea Carlson, to learn how they assist caregivers of children with FASD. During this one-hour Q&A session, Andrea will answer all your questions about FASD, their program, and services. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, share, and find support on your journey. Date: March 14, […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Coffee Chat

Are you navigating the challenges of parenting children or youth through adoption or permanency? Our drop-in Coffee Chat provides a safe and welcoming space for adoptive and permanency parents or guardians to connect. Share your stories, listen to each other, and build a network of support with people who understand what you're going through. Join […]

Adoption Education Program (AEP) Refresher – April 2024 – Cohort 1

Learn the essentials for building a strong adoptive family in this convenient 8-week online course. Core issues include attachment, separation & loss, special needs, cultural and Indigenous awareness, and openness. Lessons are delivered through an engaging mix of video, audio, writing, and group discussion. You’ll benefit from working with experienced facilitators as well as a strong support team.  *Note: This […]

Safe Babies Winter/Spring 2024

This course covers: Building compassion and empathy for birth parents Understanding addiction and the impacts of prenatal drug and alcohol exposure on the infant What to expect when bringing baby home Infant development and mental health Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Format: This online course is comprised of self-directed videos, […]

Adopt BC Kids FREE Information Session

Considering adoption or curious about becoming a parent to a child or teen in need? Join our online info session to explore adoption from BC foster care. In this session, we'll discuss who BC’s waiting children are, the reasons they come into care, their support needs, and the adoption process. This is also an opportunity […]