Children & Family Services utilizes Icebreaker Meetings to provide Birth Families and Resource Families the opportunity to share details about their home and family traditions. Every child has individual likes and dislikes, fears, hopes, and dreams. Icebreakers give Birth Families and Resource Families a chance to talk about the child’s needs and personality. It has been shown that when there is contact between Birth Families and Resource Families, children:
Please review the following tools to learn more about All About Me Icebreakers. These tools have been created to help you prepare for participating in All About Me Ice Breaker meetings.
Visits between birth parents and children recently placed in foster care can often be stressful for families and go poorly. The goal of the “Fostering Relationships in Visitation” model is to help visits between children, foster parents, and birth parents be more comfortable, supportive and less awkward. Specifically, the program hopes to:
Families selected for FRV:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Foster VC Kids at 805-654-3220.