AdoptUSKids Webinar: Using Facebook Groups to Provide Family Support After Placement
In this free webinar, you will learn about the benefits of offering support to adoptive, foster, and kinship families through private Facebook groups. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, July 26, 3-4:30 pm eastern time/1-2:30 pm mountain time.
The session will explore the North American Council on Adoptable Children’s experience in offering various online support groups to more than 2,000 parents across Minnesota. Topics will include:
- Benefits of online support groups.
- Key considerations in implementation (such as determining a focus and creating ground rules).
- Challenges to plan for.
- Strategies for moderating the groups to ensure effective support.
Presenters: Mary Boo, AdoptUSKids Family Support Team, and Ginny Blade, North American Council on Adoptable Children
Target audience: While this webinar is open to all audiences, it may be of particular interest to anyone operating a support program or a support group for adoptive, foster, and kinship parents and to child welfare leaders considering offering support through social media.