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

  • July 20, 2017, Newtown Public Library, 25 Main St., Newtown, 5:30-7 p.m.
  • July 25, 2017, 50 Brookside Road, Waterbury, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Attend a TIPS-MAPP Courses: New 10-Week Class Starting September 2017

Pre-registration and an application process required.

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 apply for the course, contact:

Brittany Diorio, MSW or Chris Popilowski
Foster Care Senior Recruiters

Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277
Email: FosterCarePrograms@Wheelerclinic.org

An additional10-week course also is planned for February 2018, running on Thursdays.

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