This class provides examples of cultural differences and stereotypes. It examines how parents can support children’s cultural development at various ages. Viewers also learn how to prepare themselves and the children in their care to cope with insensitive or hurtful episodes at school and in the community.
The instructor, Tanya Coakley, PhD, is a specialist and professor in the studies of foster care and cultural competency and also leads the FosterParentCollege.com®
The class is part of a series developed as online versions of the Ohio Institute for Human Services standardized pre-service training curriculum in use throughout the United States. The project is funded through a Phase II SBIR grant (#2 R44 HD054032-02)
· Rated by the California Evidence-based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare
· Endorsed by the NFPA, the Foster Family-based Treatment Association and the Canadian Foster Family Association
· Approved by CASA and the National Adoption Center
For more information about this article, contact Lisa Siegle at email@example.com. To view a preview of this course, visit www.fosterparentcollege.com