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Kinship Live Virtual Webinar Training – Navigating Tough Conversations with Kids

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Navigating tough conversations with kids

Raising children and teens in today’s society can be challenging-raising kinship children to navigate these challenges successfully can be even more challenging. As kinship caregivers we hope to prepare our children for all the difficult choices and situations they may face as they grow up in an ever-changing society and culture; however, navigating these conversations can be difficult when you are raising someone else’s child-even if that child is your grandchild, niece, nephew, cousin, sibling, or a fictive kin child.

In this webinar, we will explore how to best navigate these tough conversations by learning how caregivers can build trusting relationships with the children in their care-through open dialogue and mutual understanding. We will discuss ways to build trust and communicate effectively, so that you can successfully navigate these tough conversations with your kids.


About the Trainer:

Arion Jett-Seals is a compassionate and dedicated human service professional with over 14 years of experience as a kinship caregiver. After receiving a phone call from social services, Arion began caring for her newborn cousin. Balancing medical care, therapies, family dynamics, grief and educational support has presented both challenges and rewards along the way; however, Arion strives to be a source of optimism and motivation for others. Armed with degrees in Social Work, she founded Holistic Rise: Personal and Professional Development, LLC. Arion’s commitment to helping others stems from her belief in the power of gratitude, mindfulness, and holistic practices. By empowering individuals with the tools and support they need, she assists them on their journey towards personal growth, well-being, and success. Passionate about helping the helpers, she dedicates herself to supporting the caregivers and emotional laborers in their vital role within families and communities.

Please note: Although this LIVE webinar is designed to be an informative, educational, and helpful resource for kinship families caring for relative or fictive kin children, anyone is welcome to attend including foster parents, professionals, students, or community members.

It is our hope that by participating in this LIVE webinar, attendees will receive educational and helpful information. However, it is important to note that this webinar is not approved for foster parent training credit or CEU’s as attendance is not monitored during the webinar event.