Foster Care Informational Sessions and TIPS-MAPP Course

Make a difference in the life of a child in your community.

Attend a Foster Care Informational Session

  • May 23, 2017, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Hot Harry's, 1470 East St, New Britain, CT
  • June 10, 2017, Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main Street South, 10:30-noon, Woodbury, CT
  • June 13, 2017, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wheeler, 88 East Street, Plainville, CT

Attend a TIPS-MAPP Course: New 10-Week Class Starting June 7, 2017

Pre-registration required; classes run from 6 p.m. -9 p.m.

Prospective foster parents and anyone wishing to learn more about foster care can enroll in a 10-week Trauma-Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence – Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (TIPS-MAPP) class to learn about the process. Wheeler’s MAPP course covers a range of topics, including an overview of children in foster care, behaviors, loss and grief, strengths and needs, what families can expect when fostering a child or children, and more. Participants will meet others who also are embarking on the foster care journey. There is no obligation to become a foster parent while attending the MAPP course.

Pre-registration required. To enroll, contact:

Brittany Diorio, MSW or Chris Popilowski
Foster Care Senior Recruiters

Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277
Email: FosterCarePrograms@Wheelerclinic.org

Additional 10-week TIPPS-MAPP courses are also scheduled for September 2017, including one that runs 10 consecutive Sundays, and another running on consecutive Tuesdays. A 10-week course also is planned for February 2018, running on Thursdays.

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