Resource Parent Support Groups

Joining a support group is essential to being the best Resource Parent you can be. You can often get the workshop training hours necessary to fulfill your licensing requirements while attending, and most importantly, you will be supported by professionals and like-minded Resource Parents in performing this crucial service. Resource Parent Support Groups are partially funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency.

Grupos de Apoyo Para Padres de Recursos en Espanol

Grupo de apoyo es esencial para ser el mejor padre de crianza puede ser. También puede conseguir a menudo las horas de formación taller necesarias para cumplir con sus requisitos de licencia mientras esté allí. Lo más importante de todo es que se puede apoyar en hacer un trabajo que es tan importante. Los talleres del Grupo de Apoyo de Padres de Recursos son patrocinados por el Programa de Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Care Education y parte por el Condado de San Diego.

COVID-19 Update

Grossmont College
Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Care Education Program

Dear Parents & Caregivers,

An update to the Order of the San Diego Public Health Officer effective June 19, 2020 continues to prohibit public or private gatherings unless otherwise specified in the Health Order. Based on this information, FAKCE will continue to only offer online Zoom classes for all of our classes and Resource Parent support groups. When the Public Health Order changes to allow in person classes, we will provide an update to our class schedule at that time. Hope you and your family and the children you care for are staying healthy and safe.

Sincerely, FAKCE Administration

San Diego Health Order:

https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/dam/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/Epidemiology/HealthOfficerOrderCOVID19.pdf


All Support Groups

Dec 2022

Online | New! Evening Support Group - Chula Vista: Mental Health and Foster Care

Online | New! Evening Support Group - Chula Vista: Mental Health and Foster Care

12/05/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meets every 1st Monday of each month ***No meetings in July & September 2022** Leader: Shayna Hazlett Topic: Children that enter foster care often come with special [...]
En Linea | Chula Vista #2 Grupo de Apoyo: Salud Mental en el Cuidado de Crianza

En Linea | Chula Vista #2 Grupo de Apoyo: Salud Mental en el Cuidado de Crianza

12/06/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Junta cada 1er Martes del mes  Lider del Grupo de Apoyo: Hiliana Mendoza Tema: Los niños que ingresan al cuidado de crianza a menudo vienen con necesidades [...]
Online | San Diego Southeast/Encanto - Evening Support Group: Understanding RFA and the Written Directives

Online | San Diego Southeast/Encanto - Evening Support Group: Understanding RFA and the Written Directives

12/08/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month Support Group Leader: Shayna Hazlett Topic: Have you taken a look at the new Written Directives 7.0? If you haven’t [...]
Online | Positive Parenting / Positive Discipline

Online | Positive Parenting / Positive Discipline

12/09/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meets every 2nd Friday of the Month Leader: MaryJo Meer This support group will focus on positive parenting/discipline. Caregivers will learn that kids are all [...]
Online | New! Allied Gardens #1 - Support Group: Helping Children in your Home Prepare for Foster Siblings

Online | New! Allied Gardens #1 - Support Group: Helping Children in your Home Prepare for Foster Siblings

12/12/2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meets every 2nd Monday of each month ***No meetings September 2022*** Leader: Lisa de las Alas Topic: This workshop is aimed at helping Resource Parents successfully blend [...]
Online | New! La Mesa - Support Group: What Parents Need to Know About Vapes

Online | New! La Mesa - Support Group: What Parents Need to Know About Vapes

12/14/2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meets every 2nd Wednesday of each month Support Group Leader: Dannette Shevlin Topic: According to the CDC’s National Youth Tobacco Survey, 1 in 5 high school [...]
Online | North County Support Group: Healing Trauma

Online | North County Support Group: Healing Trauma

12/14/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month Support Group Leader: Rhonda Oliver Topic: When children experience abuse, abandonment, or other deep hurts, the adults in their lives may [...]
Online | Santee Support Group: Secrets to Parenting Teens

Online | Santee Support Group: Secrets to Parenting Teens

12/15/2022    
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Meets every 3rd Thursday of each month Support Group Leader: Carrie Collins Topic: Defined loosely as the years between eight or nine to twelve, the “tween” years or [...]
In Person | Ramona Support Group

In Person | Ramona Support Group

12/15/2022    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meets Every 3rd Thursday of the Month  Support Group Leader: Sarah Becker | (858)775-3850 Ramona is tucked away in its own little oasis and often [...]
In Person | Single Support Group

In Person | Single Support Group

12/17/2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meets Every 3rd Saturday of the Month  Support Group Leader: Sarah Becker | (858)775-3850 Being a single foster parent comes with its own unique strengths [...]
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