Required by the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services for all potential foster and adoptive parents in Tennessee, PATH is designed to equip parents with a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the child welfare system, effective discipline, first aid and CPR, medication administration and other physical and emotional needs their adoptive or foster children may have.
The 12 courses will take place every Tuesday evening, beginning January 29 and ending in April.
Class dates/times are as follows:
Tuesday, January 29 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Orientation
Tuesday, February 5 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Child Welfare System
Tuesday, February 12 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Impact of Trauma
Tuesday, February 19 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Effective Discipline
Tuesday, February 26 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Expert Panel/Cultural
Tuesday, March 5 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Medication Admin
Tuesday, March 12 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. CPR/First Aid
Tuesday, March 19 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Circle of Courage
Tuesday, March 26 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parenting Youth
Tuesday, April 2 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parenting Youth
Tuesday, April 9 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Parenting Youth
Tuesday, April 16 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Documentation/Policies
Those interested in additional information or registering for courses may contact Michelle Snow, LBSW, Centerstone Foster Care Coordinator at 423-710-5843 or email@example.com.