Virtual Course Offered on March 15 for Individuals Interested in Foster Care

Wheeler is offering an inspiring training, TIPS-MAPP, Trauma-Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence - Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting on March 15 at 6 pm, to prepare prospective foster parents and families for the role of fostering a child or youth in Waterbury and surrounding towns.

TIPS-MAPP is delivered by Wheeler’s dedicated, caring team of specialists, social workers, and clinicians who work closely with foster families from the start and continue as supportive teammates throughout the fostering process.

Pre-registration is required by March 8, 2023.

The program is open to prospective parents from all walks of life in Waterbury and surrounding communities.

Participants can be married, single, or part of a domestic partnership. They can own or rent their homes. Parenting experience is a plus but not required. Individuals who attend this course are under no obligation to become licensed foster parents.

To register for Wheeler’s TIPS-MAPP course, or to learn more about the upcoming informational sessions, contact Wheeler’s Foster Care Specialists, at 860.793.7277 or by email at Online credentials will be provided to registrants.

Wheeler’s Foster Care program, funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, provide 24-hour support to families and youth in Waterbury and surrounding towns.

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