Date: January 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Event Description: Saint Francis will be hosting TIPS-MAPP (TRAUMA INFORMED PARTNERING FOR SAFETY AND PERMANENCE - MODEL APPROACH TO PARTNERSHIPS IN PARENTING) Classes beginning January 8th at Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church 2101 Jackson Street in Great Bend. Any families that are interested can contact Marla Baumann at 785-476-8501 TIPS-MAPP is a model program that utilizes 15 tools designed to help prospective adoptive/foster parents understand the difference between the desire to help and making the commitment to bring children into their home. Leader's use the tools to help inform participants about the child welfare system and the role of foster parents, develop the necessary skills to become a successful foster/adoptive parent and assess families to determine if they are a positive fit for the role of a foster parent and for their agency.