A Journey Home Session 5
8 hours total
About the course
The purpose of “A Journey Home” is to prepare potential foster parents for opening their home and providing a safe place for Louisiana’s children. The five sessions will help participants understand how to make informed decisions about fostering/adopting as well as navigating the foster care system. Participants will also learn how important their role is as a member of the Department of Children and Family Services professional foster care team.
1. Identify and discuss the 3 principles of TBRI which are connecting, empowering and correcting.
2. Describe the role of felt safety and play in relationships.
3. Discover self-regulation techniques to teach children to use in stressful situations. Identify and discuss strategies that will shape new and respectful behavior.
4. Identify the IDEAL response and discuss how it can be implemented in different situations with children.