November 9, 2013 Community Orphan Care Orientation

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Orphan Care Solutions

A Community Orientation on Adoption & Foster Care

WoodsEdge Church
25333 Gosling Road
Spring, TX 77389

November 9, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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This orientation will include adoption information (both private adoptions and foster care adoptions); foster parenting information (county and private agency); Respite care provider information; and volunteer opportunities (CASA advocates, Open Table mentors, and special event volunteers).

Widespread marketing will begin in September including, Social Media, Website page w/online registration, as well as TV and Radio PSA's beginning October.

The orientation schedule will include 5 breakout/topic sessions (each 35-40 minutes in length) for attendees to get detailed information on their areas of interest (there are 7 to choose from, each attendee will have the opportunity to attend 5):   

  • Private Adoption Options
  • Foster Care Adoptions
  • What does it take to become a foster parent?
  • What is a Respite Provider and what is required?
  • What is required to become a Child Advocate (MC CASA) 
  • How can I become a Mentor? (Open Table)
  • Basic community volunteer/ministry needs (various MC CAB member initiatives)

SCHEDULE

8:00 – 8:45 am  Registration/Check-In
8:45 – 9:40 am Opening Session (All participants are to attend)
9:50 – 10:30 am Breakout session #1 (Choose one of seven topics to attend)
10:40 – 11:20 am Breakout session #2 (Choose one of seven topics to attend)
11:20 – Noon Lunch
12:00 – 12:40 pm Breakout session #3 (Choose one of seven topics to attend)
12:50 – 1:30 pm Breakout session #4 (Choose one of seven topics to attend)
1:40 – 2:20 pm Breakout session #5 (Choose one of seven topics to attend)
2:30 – 3:00 pm Closing Session (All participants are to attend) 

 

ALL Montgomery County CPS Community Advisory Board members will be given the opportunity to reserve a display/promotional table during the event upon request.

The orientation will be followed by COLLABORATIVE TRAINING for licenses to foster, adopt, foster/adopt, respite (all private agencies who wish to participate in this training need to contact DeJuana Jernigan with Depelchin Children's Center. In addition, training requirements to become a CASA and Open Table volunteer will be also provided in subsequent weekends in December.

Training Dates:

  • Friday – December 6, 2013 (6:30 – 8:30)
  • Saturday – December 7, 2013 (8:00 – 3:00)
  • Sunday – December 8, 2013 (1:00 – 5:00)
  • Friday – December 13, 2013 (6:30 – 8:30)
  • Saturday – December 14, 2013 (8:00 – 3:00)
  • Sunday – December 15, 2013 (1:30 – 5:30)

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Montgomery County CPS/Child Welfare Board
2017 North Frazier, Suite C-1
Conroe, Texas 77316

Phone:  936-756-1551
Federal Tax ID:  20-0787262