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Home » Search » Pathways for families who live in Northern Ontario

Pathways for families who live in Northern Ontario

Pathways is an 8-session curriculum

Location: Online via Zoom (The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date; please see below for technical requirements).

Regions: To find out if this offering is for your region - click here.

Time: Tuesday Evenings; 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Dates: 

  • Session 1: April 20, 2021
  • Session 2: April 27, 2021
  • Session 3: May 4, 2021
  • Session 4: May 11, 2021
  • Session 5: May 18, 2021
  • Session 6: May 25, 2021
  • Session 7: June 1, 2021
  • Session 8: June 8, 2021

This session is now closed!


Additional Details

Who: This training is for parents and caregivers where a placement has already occurred. 

Cost: This course is being offered at NO cost to participants thanks to funding from the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.

Technical & set-up requirement: 

  • Laptop or desktop computer with functioning webcam and microphone capabilities.
  • Strong/stable internet connection with a speed of at least 10mbps
  • In order to preserve families' privacy and comfort levels, anyone other than another Pathways participant, should not be in the same room with you while participating in a Pathways Zoom session; this includes children and teens.

Trainer(s):

  • Darby Crosby, MA RMFT CH RP
    darby@darbycrosby.com
    Darby is an adoptive parent, a Registered Psychotherapist and on the Registry of Marriage and Family Therapists. She has a private practice and works part time at Family Services York Region. She has provided counselling to individuals, couples and families who are dealing with various issues such as parenting, adoption, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression and domestic violence for over 20 years. Her experience includes working with all members of the adoption constellation. Darby has been a PRIDE trainer since 2007.

  • Melissa Pye
    mfpye@lakeheadu.ca
    Melissa is a Psychological Associate at the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority where she works for the Nodin Mental Health Services department and she has a small private practice. Melissa currently works with individuals across the life span but has spent most of her career working with children and youth in residential mental health placements, and the youth justice system. Melissa is currently completing her PhD in clinical psychology at Lakehead University where she is studying the role of empathy in mental health stigma reduction. Melissa is the adoptive mom of two children and is currently adopting her eldest former foster child through the “Never too late for a family” program.  

 

Certificate: A certificate of completion is available upon request.

To see other Pathways offerings in Ontario, click here to go to our events page.

Can't attend any of these offerings? Click here to be notified about the next round.

Please note, Ontario's PRIDE curriculum is equivalent to The Kinship Center's Pathways to Permanence 1 curriculum.


Detailed Information about Pathways 2

Click here for detailed information on Pathways 2. 

© ACT: An Adoption and Permanency Curriculum for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals and Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting Children who have Experienced Trauma and Loss are copyrights of Kinship Center, a member of Seneca Family of Agencies in California. Through a partnership with Seneca Family of Agencies, Adoption Council of Ontario owns the exclusive Ontario license to ACT and Pathways 2.

    


Categories: Education Events, PACT for Families, Parent Events (ACO), Permanency Adoption Competency Training, All ACO Events, All Parent Events, Special Needs (General)

Dates

2021-04-20 00:00:00 (All day event)

Contact Information

PACT Program
pact@adoptontario.ca