The Vermont Child Welfare Training Partnership will guide you on your journey to becoming a kin or foster caregiver. This document provides information about how to get started.
This blog is a forum for kinship, foster, and adoptive families to share with one another. It is also a place to learn about current resources, support, educational opportunities, and topics that are relevant to your experience. Voices at the Table was created by the Child Welfare Training Partnership (CWTP), a collaboration between the University of
This website has links to useful forms, policies, foster and adoption FAQs and much, much more.
AdoptionLearningPartners.org is an online offering that provides education to families that provide or hope to provide permanent homes for children/youth through adoption or permanent guardianship. Courses are offered on a variety of topics, such as: Is It An Adoption Thing: Expert Advice on Child Development and Adoption, Adopting the Older Child, and the Tough Start Matters series which provides a thorough
This organization offers courses via internet on a wide array of topics that are beneficial to foster, kin, and adoptive families. Topics addressed include behavioral issues, educational needs, and how to help children and youth move forward in their relationships and work toward new goals. Upon viewing these courses, which last approximately 40 minutes on
National Child Traumatic Stress Network was established by Congress in 2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) brings a singular and comprehensive focus to childhood trauma. NCTSN’s collaboration of frontline providers, researchers, and families is committed to raising the standard of care while increasing access to services. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in
Vermont Foster and Adoptive Family Association’s mission is to empower, support, and unify foster and adoptive families by strengthening the systems that care for Vermont’s children.
The Vermont Consortium for Adoption and Guardianship is comprised of agencies and groups from around the state who have joined together for a common purpose: to support Vermont’s guardian and adoptive families.