Understanding Birth Families
09/28 - 10/25
This course provides an in-depth understanding of the benefits of and opportunities for shared parenting between the caregiver and birth parents. It explains that through the help of the resource parent birth parents can preserve and strengthen their bonds with their children and develop their own skills as mothers and fathers. The course looks at the importance of family engagement to shared parenting and teaches techniques to communicate to enhance trust as a foundation in the relationship. Explored are opportunities for shared parenting and what makes a good parenting plan work well for both families.