Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss

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Pathways to Permanence 2: Parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss
Date(s) - October 2, 2016 - November 20, 2016
All Day

Sherbourne Health Centre


An 8-session (24 hour) curriculum for adoptive and foster parents, kinship and customary care families and legal guardians who are parenting children who have experienced trauma and loss as part of their history.

This session will be offered specifically to LGBTQ adoptive parents by Adoption Council of Ontario in partnership with the LGBTQ Parenting Network at Sherbourne Health Centre.

Sunday October 2, 2016
Sunday October 23, 2016
Sunday November 6, 2016
Sunday November 20, 2016

Exact times will be announced. The program will be divided into a three hour morning session, and a three hour afternoon session, with lunch in the middle each day.
Registration and full details for this session will be available on August 15, 2016  on the ACO website events page.

Pre-registration and an intake phone meeting with the facilitator will be required for all participants.

The total number of parents who can be registered in the program is 15 and we expect demand to be strong, so please register promptly.

Detailed information about Pathways to Permanence 2 is available online.

Each day will include:

  • Facilitation by ACO’s trained facilitators, with support from LGBTQ PN staff
  • Supervised kid’s camp program with activities and field trips
  • A healthy lunch for families to enjoy together as a group
  • Assistance with transportation (TTC tokens) if required

To be eligible, families must have at least one child in their care.

If you are interested in the program and have specific questions about this offering, e-mail us or call us at 416-324-4100 ext. 5276

Facilitated by:
Karen Moore, RSW, MA (Leadership), Lanark County

Karen is a mental health professional, a creative and innovative manager and leader in Lanark County. She is the Director of Services at Open Doors, a children’s mental health centre in Lanark County. Karen also has a private practice in Kanata working with children, youth and families. She has been involved in the world of adoption and children’s mental health for many years through her experience in social work, training and development and leadership positions. Karen is also an adoptive parent of four children.

We are proud to partner with the Adoption Council of Ontario on this program.

The Pathways to Permanence 2 program is offered at no cost to parents thanks to funding from the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

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  • © 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.

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