261 Old York Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Phone: (215) 884-7889
FAX: (215) 886-1299
Foster/adoptive parents, clinicians, supervisors, trainers, and administrators.
Cost: Costs are negotiable
Length: Half-day, one day
Module 1: A Clinical Overview of Transracial/Transcultural Issues in Adoption
and Foster Care. The training topics in this module include:
The distinguishing characteristic of this training is that it applies to
children from multiple races, various cultures, from both domestic and international
countries. This training also addresses adoption and foster care placements.
- Identifying the special needs of children in transracial/transcultural
foster care or adoptions
- Developing positive racial and cultural identity
- The impact of transracial/transcultural placement and adoption on
the child and foster/adoptive family
- Audience: Foster/adoptive parents, clinicians, supervisors, trainers,
and administrators) parenting tasks in adoption or foster placement
- Assessing a family's ability to foster/adopt transracially or transculturally.
Note: Related training materials by Dr. Crumbley can be ordered
directly from him.
Module 2: A Clinical Overview of Kinship Care. The training topics in
this module include:
A distinguishing characteristic of the training is that the birth parent
issues are included in the training. The training also addresses kinship,
adoption, and foster care placement in multiple cultures and races.
- The impact of kinship care on relative caregivers, birth parents,
and child in kinship care
- Intervening with kinship families
- Caregiver and birth parent tasks in kinship families
- Similarities and differences in relative and non-relative placements
- assessing a family's ability to provide kinship care.
Note: Related book by Dr. Crumbley "Relatives Raising Children: An Overview
of Kinship Care" can be ordered directly from him.
Other workshops can be presented on a variety of topics. See
Curriculm Vitae for examples of topic areas.