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02
Aug
2019

Sunshine Camp Together Again: A Camp for Siblings!

08-02-2019 - 08-04-2019
$10.00

New for 2019 is Camp Together Again!

This Camp Is specially designed for siblings separated thruough foster care, adoption, or kinship care and their families. A full weekend of family fun for all!

Lodging, meals, and supplies are provided. Registration is required and will open in March 2019!

For more information or if you wish to volunteer or support this camp please contact Shannon Shepherd at sshepherd@depaulcr.org or call 276-623-0881 ext 1519

Funded by Sunshine Lady Foundation and Sponsored by NewFound Families

03
Aug
2019

Impact Pre-Service Foster Parent Training: Session 1 – Fredericksburg

08-03-2019 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Free

UMFS offers extensive training and comprehensive support for foster families caring for high-risk children and teenagers. If you have attended our information session, and are ready to take the next step in becoming a foster parent by attending our four-part training, please register here for our next class. In our Treatment Foster Care Program, you are never on your own. 

03
Aug
2019

Impact Pre-Service Foster Parent Training: Session 1 – Fredericksburg

08-03-2019 9:00 am -5:00 pm
Free

UMFS offers extensive training and comprehensive support for foster families caring for high-risk children and teenagers. If you have attended our information session, and are ready to take the next step in becoming a foster parent by attending our four-part training, please register here for our next class. In our Treatment Foster Care Program, you are never on your own. 

04
Aug
2019

Support Group for High School Students with ADD/ADHD or Exec.Function

08-04-2019 3:30 pm -5:00 pm
Free

This support group is for all High School students with ADD/ADHD or Executive Function issues [Diagnosed or not]. Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of every month.

Students will discuss issues caused by ADD/ADHD and strategies for dealing with them, as well as other ADD/ADHD topics.

- STRENGTHS AND POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HAVING ADHD
- EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
- ORGANIZATION
- DISTRACTIONS AND FOCUSING
- PERFECTIONISM
- PROCRASTINATION
- MOTIVATION
- PERCEPTIONS OF NON-ADHD PEERS
- SELF-AWARENESS/SELF ESTEEM/SELF CONFIDENCE
- SELF-ADVOCACY
- HELPFUL STRATEGIES TO DEAL WITH ADHD
- GADGETS AND GIZMOS THAT MAY HELP [Time Timer, smart pens, silent alarm watches, sticky notes, + many others]

To allow for a safe space for teens to share their struggles and concerns, we ask that parents not attend the meetings.

Disclaimer: This is NOT a therapy group. It is for the support and communication with other students with some of the same ADHD issues and may have strategies that help.

About the Support Group Leader: Anne S. Roberts, MA is a retired Fairfax County Public Schools’ teacher with a Special Education background in Gifted and Talented secondary students and additional certifications in all areas of English Language Arts and Humanities. She has led CHADD support groups for ADHD Adults, is a co-founder for the ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA, and was formerly on the NoVa CHADD Board of Directors as for Director of Support Groups and Director of Adolescent Services. She is a Coach and Educational Consultant for Underachieving Teens, specializing in Gifted, ADHD, and Right-Brained Visual-Spatial students and CEO at BrainRelief.org. Ms. Roberts has ADHD herself.

05
Aug
2019

Foster Parent Information Session – Lynchburg

08-05-2019 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Free

There are nearly 300 children in foster care in our region that are in need of a home. Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we’ll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way. 

05
Aug
2019

Foster Care Information Session – Tidewater

08-05-2019 5:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

There are nearly 900 children in foster care in the Tidewater community that are in need of a home. Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we'll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way.

05
Aug
2019

Foster Parent Information Session – Lynchburg

08-05-2019 5:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

There are nearly 300 children in foster care in our region that are in need of a home. Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we’ll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way. 

05
Aug
2019

Foster Care Information Session – Tidewater

08-05-2019 5:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

There are nearly 900 children in foster care in the Tidewater community that are in need of a home. Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we'll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way. 

06
Aug
2019

Foster Care Information Session – Farmville

08-06-2019 4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Free

There are nearly 600 children in foster care in our region that are in need of a home. Attend our information session to learn more about how you can help by becoming a foster parent. Our information session requires no commitment. During our time together we’ll provide more details about the children and teens we serve, as well as the extensive training and comprehensive support UMFS provides along the way. 

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P.O.Box 85
Ashland, VA 23005
1-888-2FOSTER
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