The Role of Resource Parents in Reunification

This workshop provides an overview of the role and responsibility of the Resource Family in concurrent planning and permanency for foster children. It will include a review of the approval and assessment process for RFA; how the resource family affects permanency planning and family reunification; and large and small group discussion on concurrent planning and the reunification process. Participants will learn content that is reinforced by values, skills, and knowledge as outlined in the learning objectives.

Topics Include:
  • Understand and value the importance of permanency for Children
  • Facilitating timely permanency for foster children through concurrent planning and reunification
  • Building Skills and enhanced understanding of resource family/caregiver roles and responsibilities during concurrent planning and reunification
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