At JFO we believe that, when it comes to caring for children in need, knowledge is power. Every child we serve has their own set of struggles and challenges to overcome. We offer a variety of trainings to equip you to understand and care for people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
JFO believes it is imperative for everyone at the table of child welfare– from foster and adoptive parents to agency workers— to be FASD informed and equipped. We offer multiple FASD trainings and resources to equip both parents and professionals.
Studies have shown that poverty affects children and families involved with child welfare at a disproportionate rate. We at JFO believe that, in order to care for vulnerable families with empathy and compassion, we must first seek to understand the struggles they face. JFO offers a variety of trainings designed to inform and educate you about poverty and its impact. Click here to learn more.
We at JFO understand the challenges that trauma presents for fostered and adopted children as well as their caregivers. This is why we offer trauma training and resources for parents and caregivers that provide the tools to nurture and support the children in their care.