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FCARC Pre-Conference Summit 2014

Coalition for Children, Youth & Families

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

FCARC Pre-Conference Summit 2014

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In response to the many Foster Care Coordinators who are not able to travel to the conference, FCARC will be offering a webinar option for the Pre-Conference Summit day only.
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FCARC Pre-Conference Summit
September 17th 2014


Caring for the Caregiver: Retention Strategies.



8:00am -9:00am

General Session


Caring for the Caregiver

Maureen Heffernan


Noon-1:00PM (included in registration fee)

General Session


Caring for the Caregiver (continued)
Maureen Heffernan

 Caring for the Caregiver

Foster parents are your greatest resource. Knowing what they need will guide you in providing support so they can keep up this important work. Join us to discuss factors in engaging foster parents, including relative caregivers, regarding changing family roles, permanency planning and co-parenting with birth parents. We’ll also address the benefits and challenges of kinship care—for children, caregivers, birth parents and service providers. The afternoon will include time for sharing and case consultation with your colleagues.

Maureen Heffernan

Maureen Heffernan is a child welfare consultant and trainer.   Her work is primarily focused on strengthening the public child welfare system by providing consultation and technical assistance on behalf of organizations that promote capacity building and reform for child welfare jurisdictions.  Her areas of expertise include permanency planning and the identification, development and support of kinship, foster and adoptive families.  She has extensive work experience in public and private child welfare settings, in direct service, supervisory and management positions.  She is also an instructor for social work graduate students.  


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When & Where

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Wausau-Rothschild
1000 Imperial Ave
Rothschild, WI 54474

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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About the Coalition

The Coalition for Children, Youth & Families supports people who are changing lives through foster care and adoption by connecting them to the resources that provide the information, training, and support they need to succeed. For more information about the Coalition, please visit www.wiadopt.org. We invite you to call us with your questions: 414-475-1246.

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