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Calgary - Family Finding Boot Camp
Marlborough Park Community Association
Calgary, AB
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Calgary - Family Finding Boot Camp
Overview:
Family Finding Boot Camps are a four day immersion for staff, supervisors and managers in learning the philosophy, framework and skills of Family Finding practice.  Participants work in small and medium sized teams, actually practicing Family Finding for children and youth who are in out-of-home care or supporting families who are new to child welfare.  Participants have typically learned to, and have successfully completed, the Discovery and initial Engagement steps of Family Finding in fewer than four hours of work.  The goal for the teams by day four of the training is to have found 40 or more relatives and other connections, identified family members with functional strengths, engaged two lead family members, and invited 12 or more adults to a Preparation and Planning Meeting to be held within two weeks of the training.  Participants leave the immersion experience having learned and practiced the skills of Family Finding, developed a sense of confidence in their use of the skills, and most importantly gained the understanding that Family Finding for most youth and families takes less than 20 hours and can be completed in weeks rather than months.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
1.    Learn the philosophy, framework, and skills of Family Finding Practice
2.    Plan the discovery and initial discovery engagement steps for an actual child in care.
3.    Find 40 or more relatives and other adult connections with functional strengths
4.    Engage 2 lead family members in planning
5.    Invite 12 or more adults to a Preparation and Planning meeting to be held within 2 weeks of training.


Time(s): 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
October 3 - 6Calgary (Marlborough Park Community Association
6021 Madigan Dr NE Calgary AB)


Target Audience/ Content Level:
Child and Family Services, Delegated First Nations Agencies, Contracted Agency Staff


Facilitator Information:
Kevin Campbell is an internationally known youth permanency expert, founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness and developer of the Family Finding model, a set of strategies now utilized throughout the United States and Canada to establish lifelong supports for youth in care. Prior to developing Family Finding, Kevin was an administrator, director and vice president in the social service sector for over 28 years.

He has helped over 10,000 youth achieve permanency and continues to help up to 80 foster youth per week through his advanced permanency trainings and technical assistance.

Kevins work has been featured in dozens of national publications including being twice featured on CBS 60 MINUTES with Lesley Stahl, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Time Magazine. He is also featured in the award-winning documentary From Place to Place, a film on the realities of aging out of the foster care system. Kevin continues to speak on the issue of youth permanency throughout the United States and Canada and has published numerous articles on the subject.

Location

Marlborough Park Community Association (View)
6021 Madigan Drive NE
Calgary, AB T2A 5G9
Canada


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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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