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Appleton- Foster Parent Recruitment Series Launch Meeting

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UW-Extension—Outagamie County

3365 W. Brewster St.

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Appleton 54914, WI 54914

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To assist foster home licensing agencies in recruiting qualified foster parents, the Department of Children and Families is implementing a recruitment plan which will take place during fiscal year 2018. The Department, in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth, Families, is implementing a 2-part plan to:

1) Increase capacity within child welfare agencies to recruit

2) Reward foster parents who successfully recruit new foster homes

This initial session is an overview and introduction to key concepts related to targeted recruitment as well as an introduction to this consultation series. Content will include:

  • General Recruitment vs. Targeted Recruitment
  • Recruitment plans 101, including introducing the tool
  • Understanding your resources
  • Recruitment teams
  • Setting realistic goals
  • Using Foster Parent Champions
  • GPRS and recruitment
  • Gathering and understanding data
  • Commitments and next steps
  • Stipends for foster parents
  • Who is this series for?

This initial session is for directors and supervisors from counties, private Child Placing Agencies, and tribes. Foster Care Coordinators may also attend, but agency leadership is required to attend.

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UW-Extension—Outagamie County

3365 W. Brewster St.

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Appleton 54914, WI 54914

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