Ask the Expert Session: Fostering Teen Mothers: Connecting, Healing, Developing and Empowering

Thursday, August 9, 2018
10:00 am10:30 am
Online
Ask the Expert Session: Fostering Teen Mothers: Connecting, Healing, Developing and Empowering

This Ask the Expert Session is presented by Dr. Sayida Peprah. This session will review the following 10 key considerations for supporting teen mothers in the foster care system: Understanding the foster system for a teen mom; Understanding the impact of threats of separation as a trauma specific to teen mothers; How fear inhibits healthy parenting; How to create a sanctuary for a teen mom; Guidance on the initial transition and adjustment phase; Clarifying foster parent and teen parent roles; Healthy modeling; Attachment and Bonding; Good enough parenting; The power of expectation.

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  • Cal OES
    Cal OES

    Produced by the Child Abduction Training Project of the Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. (CIR) in partnership with the California Child Abduction Task Force with funding from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), made possible through the United States Department of Justice, Victims of Crime Act.

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