Doing the Difficult Work: How to Develop Effective Relationships with Birth Families (Child Welfare Caregiver Webinars) (May, June 2019)


Part 1: Experienced foster parents will discuss the realities of parenting children not living with their birth families. Learn approaches that help you establish relationships with birth families that are designed to help you and your children maintain healthy connections with birth parents. Learn about cultural humility and how to view birth families through a cultural lens.

Part 2: Join experienced foster/adoptive parents who will discuss the realities of working with natural parents inside and outside of the foster care system. They will share strategies to enhance parenting partnerships that work for stability and permanency for children. Learn tips to manage these sometimes difficult and delicate relationships.


  • Part 1: May 31, 2019. 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Part 2: June 7, 2019.  12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Synchronous, interactive, online live webinar


These child welfare trainings are offered FREE OF CHARGE for foster parents, adoptive parents, kinship parents and birth parents.

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