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Foster Together Conference Series: Wellbeing in 2020 -- Professional & Personal

When: 
Thursday, October 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm PDT
Where: 
Virtual
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About the Series

Foster Together: Transforming Caregiving, Building Community is a five-session conference series offered on Thursday mornings starting October 22nd that aims to knit together LA’s resource parents, practitioners, and County leaders into a community dedicated to the future of L.A.’s foster youth. The series will share breakthrough ways to strengthen caregiver recruitment and support in light of the changes brought about by COVID-19.

The series kicks off at 9:30 am on Thursday, Oct. 22 with OPTIMIZING CAREGIVING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD with an expert panel and community discussion integrating voices from the foster parent community, provider community, and the LA County Department of Child and Family Services. DCFS Chief Deputy Director Virginia Pryor will lead us into this exciting session and series which unearths key data and priorities for our system.

 

About Wellbeing in 2020: Professional & Personal

Thursday, October 29 | 11am - 12:30pm

Responding to the deep impact that COVID and 2020 challenges have on all of our mental health, this session covers the impact of direct and secondary traumatic stress and offers strategies that enhance both personal and professional wellbeing for both parents and agency teams.

 

Other Sessions in Series

Optimizing Caregiving in a 2020 Virtual World 

Thursday, October 22 | 9:30 am - 11: 00 am

 

Transformative Recruitment: From Pandemic Pivot to a New, Better Normal 

Thursday, November 5 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Overcoming Bias To Improve Recruitment, Retention & Quality Care

Thursday, November 12 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Caregiving from the Other Side: Q&A Featuring Current and Former Youth in Care 

Thursday, November 19 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

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Fee
No cost to participate

Who May Attend
Anyone

Registration
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If you have additional questions regarding these sessions, please contact us at [email protected]

Accommodations for People with Disabilities
If you have a disability and require accommodation in order to fully participate in this activity, please contact our programs team at [email protected] or (213) 680-8866. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

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