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Healthy Boundaries: Strategies For Answering Tough Questions

August 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Healthy Boundaries: Strategies for Answering Tough Questions helps foster and adoptive parents understand the importance of setting boundaries in their lives. It explains the different types of boundaries (Physical and Emotional) and offers strategies and ideas to help parents work with children to build their own boundaries, especially when it comes to intrusive questions asked by classmates and strangers. This training also provides samples of questions foster and or adoptive children may be faced with.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss how to set healthy boundaries to protect their wellbeing and that of their children.
  • Utilize strategies to help children in their home establish their own boundaries when asked intrusive questions by peers and strangers.

ASK-VIP trainings are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents. Skilled trainers who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption provide these trainings in a virtual group setting. There is 1.5 hours of ongoing, elective foster parent training credit available for Kentucky’s foster parents.

Create an account or log-in to register for this training. A reliable internet connection and a smartphone, tablet, or computer with web camera is needed to participate. If there are two adults in the same household that want to participate in this training, each person must register separately. Foster parent training credit is administered based on the duration of the meeting and each attendee’s participation. Training credit is only available if you have not participated in this training within the past twelve months.


If you have any questions about this training or how to register, please email ask@uky.edu or call 859-257-7361.