At the College of Social Work (CoSW), we are dedicated to actualizing our commitment to support adoptive and foster families through rigorous research and cutting-edge programming.
With these families in mind, the CoSW’s Training Resource Center (TRC) and Adoption Support for Kentucky- Virtual Interaction Program (ASK-VIP) are launching three new state-wide, virtual support groups for teens, ages 14-17, who are currently in foster or adoptive care. One of the groups is specifically targeted to support LGBTQ+ teens in foster or adoptive care, one is general support for teens in foster care, and one is general support for adopted teens.
For more information about ASK-Teens, email ASK@uky.edu,
call 888-44-ASKKY, or text ASKKY to 888-845-0189.
As with all ASK services, ASK-Teens harnesses technology to organize virtual meetings through a secure online platform. Led by an experienced health clinician, group sessions will occur twice a month. At these virtual meetings, teens in the program will be able to share personal experiences without fear of judgment within the confines of a safe space.
Read more about the launch of this new program in the official press release.