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Ten Things Every Pediatrician Should Know About Children In Care

March 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Ten Things Every Pediatrician Should Know About Children in Care will equip foster and adoptive parents to better understand the unique medical factors children in care face. This training will also offer some tips and ideas to help foster and adoptive families work with health care staff and professionals at addressing these characteristics in order to provide effective and competent medical care for children who are in foster care or have been adopted.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Utilize strategies to present appropriate information to health care providers to help ensure competent medical care for foster and adoptive children.
  • Articulate unique challenges that foster and adoptive children face in regards to their medical care.

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.