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Positive Adoption Language: Part 1

June 28, 2023 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Positive Adoption Language: Part 1 will discuss the power and impact of words and terminology related to adoption and foster care. This training will provide strategies to help parents reword common terms and misconceptions into positive language that is unique to foster care and adoption, such as working with birth families, facing diversity and society’s response to adoption.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate positive language when discussing foster care, adoption, and related concepts.
  • Utilize strategies to incorporate new positive language when dealing with society’s response to adoption within the community and in their homes.

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.


June 28, 2023
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
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