Children do best when they know the truth about their lives. But sharing difficult information with children is not easy. This webinar will give participants the tools to discuss the most challenging situations (abuse, parental incarceration, death, HIV, incest, termination of parental rights) with children of all ages. Please bring your own challenging questions to the webinar.

Presented by Barry Chaffkin, chief executive officer of Fostering Change for Children. Barry has worked in child welfare for more than 23 years, directly supervising the reunification of more than 900 children with their families as well as finalizing adoptions of 900+ children from the New York foster care system. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer who serves as an adjunct lecturer at the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City and has guest-lectured in family counseling at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue, N.Y. 2013.

Time: 1.25 hours; certificate of attendance available upon request

Fee: $15 members / $20 nonmembers

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Categories: Parenting, Parenting Strategies, Training, Trauma

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