KIN VIP Caring For Teens Peer Support Group With Valerie Lebanion

Caring for Teens in Kinship is a new KIN VIP Support Group offering for caregivers who are caring for teenagers in kinship care. This group will focus on caring for teenage youth placed in relative and fictive kin care and will explore topics related to day-to-day caretaking, communication, relationship-building, discipline approaches, and support for children […]

ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Group

ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Foster/Adoptive Parent Support Groups are specifically designed for foster/adoptive parents who identify as LGBTQ+ as well as foster/adoptive parents who are caring for children or teens who identify as LGBTQ+. The groups offer an opportunity to share experiences, questions, resources, and concerns in a safe and compassionate environment. These groups are led by […]

Preparing Children For Permanency

Preparing Children for Permanency equips foster/adoptive parents with strategies to prepare children for permanency. It offers insight on the thoughts and emotional reactions that a child transitioning to permanency may experience. It also explores ways to help children understand and express their emotions during this time of transition. After completing this training, participants will be […]

Medically Complex Join Hands Together Virtual Training

This training will take place via virtual live Zoom meeting. Participants will be required to have a laptop or tablet with reliable internet connection to participate in the live, interactive training. Participants will be asked to utilize camera and microphone capabilities, and will be asked to participate using chat features, Q&A and polls. This is […]

Event Series MSW Info Sessions

MSW Info Session

Are you ready to take your practice to the next level? Explore our Master of Social Work (MSW) program during an online info session. Count Me In The UK Difference Our MSW program is an Advanced Generalist program that prepares students for social work practice across the micro-macro continuum with diverse populations. Graduates of our […]

Guiding Your Child Through Adolescence 

Guiding Your Child Through Adolescence explores the physical and emotional changes that children undergo as they enter adolescence. Parents will discuss how parental roles change during this period of their child’s development. Strategies for successfully communicating with children during adolescence are provided. After completing this training, participants will be able to: Identify physical and emotional […]

UK College of Social Work Graduation Reception

A reception will be held for CoSW graduates on Thursday, December 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. EST in the Harris Ballroom at the Gatton Student Center. Light appetizers will be provided.

ARC Meetings & IEPs: The Basics

ARC Meetings & IEPs: The Basics will help foster and adoptive parents understand the process of an ARC Meeting and gain a better perspective of what an IEP will look like. It offers strategies and ideas to help parents be prepared the ARC meetings. This training also offers sample IEP goals and objectives to give […]

December 2022 UK Commencement Ceremony and Grad Gathering

Rupp Arena 430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY, United States

The December 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 16th at Rupp Arena at the Central Bank Center. Please click here for the Commencement Program Friday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. • College of Agriculture, Food and Environment • College of Education • College of Engineering • College of Fine Arts • College […]

Child Development: Ages 0-5

Child Development 0-5 explores the typical milestones, or skills, that children develop from birth through age 5. It offers resources that caregivers can utilize to determine if a developmental screening may be warranted. Strategies for successfully advocating on behalf of children to receive needed assessments and services are explored. After completing this training, participants will […]

ASK-VIP Support Group With Kay

ASK-VIP Support Groups are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents in an inclusive, safe, and compassionate environment. They are led by seasoned facilitators who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption. If you’re seeking an opportunity to share resources, suggestions, frustrations and successes with those who share the unique experience […]

Sibling Attachment & Adoption

Sibling Attachment & Adoption provides parents with tools to promote healthy sibling relationships in foster and adoptive families. Parents will explore different ways in which families are formed and learn tips on helping children to explain blended families (biological, adopted, foster and step) when the need arises. After completing this training, participants will be able […]