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927-FF11-S Cultural Issues in Foster Care: Dealing with the Dynamics of Difference on Saturday, May 5, 2018

  1. Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

927-FF11-S Cultural Issues in Foster Care: Dealing with the Dynamics of Difference

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Facilitator: Angie Irby
Location: Cornerstone Building 402 2nd Street S.E. Canton, Ohio 44702

This workshop will explore the importance of culture in a foster family. Participants will learn to differentiate culture from race, ethnicity, or gender. Common cultural misconceptions and conflicts, particularly those involving foster families, will be addressed. Participants will learn about ethnocentrism, stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination. The formation of racial identity for children will be presented. Finally, participants will develop parenting strategies to assist children in the development of strong, healthy identity formation and self-esteem.

Competencies addressed:
927-01-001, 927-01-005, 927-02-004, 927-03-003, 927-01-002, 927-02-001, 927-02-005, 928-02-001,
927-01-003, 927-02-002, 927-03-001, 927-01-004, 927-02-003, 927-03-002

Register at (330) 451-8246 or sharmalee.flott@jfs.ohio.gov
Limit: 35 Participants
Training Credit: 6 HRS.

Stark County Commissioners Executive Director
Stark County Job & Family Services
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Canton, OH, US 44702
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