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PreServiceFoster/Adopt HomeXII



Event Type(s): Education, Lecture / Workshop
Organization: The Twelve of Ohio Inc.
Description: *The Twelve for Children and Families will begin its Fall Pre-Service Training at The Twelve's Massillon, Ohio Office. Session I Orientation begins on Tuesday, October 24th from 6pm - 9pm and Session II The Child Protection Team on Thursday October 26th from 6-9pm. All classes take place at 619 Tremont Ave SW, Massillon 44647. Get started on the first of a 12 part series to become a Foster/Adoptive Home. We are in need of Foster Families to provide a home for children. You will make a difference in their lives.

If you decide to continue the 36 hours of State mandated Pre-service Training to become a foster or adoptive parent, it will also be held at the local Massillon Office located at 619 Tremont Avenue SW, Massillon, Ohio 44647 at no cost to you.

If you are interested, please contact The Twelve Inc. at 330-837-3555 or 888-513-8706, Extension 10 (General Mailbox) for details and to register. The office is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM M-F except the lunch hour (12:30pm to 1:30pm). You are welcomed to leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible.

TThe Twelve for Children and Families is a private, non-profit, social service agency providing a variety of services to children and families. The agency has been operating in Massillon since 1965.

The Proposed schedule follows:
Module I -Orientation and Overview to Foster Care, Kinship Care and Adoption -Tuesday, October 24th, 6-9pm
Module II - The Child Protection Team -Thursday, Oct. 26th, 6-9pm
Module III - Child Development -Tuesday, Oct. 31st, 6-9pm
Module IV - Trauma and its Effects -Thurs. Nov. 2nd, 6-9pm
Module V - Child Sexual Abuse - Tues. Nov. 7th, 6-9pm
Module VI - Minimizing the Trauma of Placement, Thurs. Nov. 9th 6-9pm
Module VII-Transcending Differences in Placement, Tues. Nov.14th 6-9pm
Module VIII - Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors, Thurs. Nov. 16th, 6-9pm
Module IV - Understanding Primary Families -Tues. Nov. 28th, 6-9pm
Module X - Effects of Care giving on the Care giving Family-Thurs. Nov. 30th 6-9pm
Module XI - Long Term Separation- Tues. Dec. 5th, 6-9pm
Module XII - Post Adoption Issues for Families-Thurs.Dec. 7th, 6-9pm

Session 13 - Make-up Day TBA

Session 14 - Adult/Infant/Child CPR & First Aid TBA

Please Contact the Twelve to register your attendance: 330-837-3555 (ext. 10)

*The training material is not appropriate for children*

There are no classes the week of Thanksgiving, Tuesday, Nov. 21 and Thursday, Nov. 23rd.

"Because kids matter."

Address: 619 Tremont Ave. SW; P.O. Box 376
Massillon, Ohio 44648
Contact Name: Linda Sirpilla
Contact Phone: 330-837-3555
Contact Email:
More Info Link:
Date: Thursday, 12/7/2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
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