A Journey Home Session 4
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. Discuss trauma and explain its effects on the developing brain.
2. Identify and describe the 7 risk factors associated with trauma.
3. Utilize tools at home and in school to create new positive experiences that will rewire the child’s brain.