Make Ready Class

Online Event

This Make Ready Zoom Class from Hill Country Bible Church will help you be confident in your decision to foster or adopt.

$5

Connecting with My Child: Trauma’s Impact on Attachment

Connection is the primary source of healing for children from a hard place. Many times a child's history has taught them to protect themselves from connection. In this session, we will review how attachment style is formed in early childhood and practical strategies to foster connection and attachment with a child, no matter their history. […]

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Can They Handle The Truth? Talking to My Child About Their Story

As parents of children with trauma, we might find it hard to talk to our children about their difficult story. We might find ourselves wondering if we will retraumatize them or hurt them by talking about it. The truth is, many times, they are already thinking about their story and we must create a safe […]

Free

Fostering Hope Babysitting Certification Training

Fostering Hope Family Center 13300 Pond Springs Road, Austin, TX

It's been too long, time to get together and build connections. Our April event will be offered in person! Registration is now open and will close on April 22nd (or whenever tickets are sold out). There will be a one-day 2-part training you will be required to participate in. Participating Agencies: Arrow, Angelheart, CPS, Circles of […]

$20

Hope for the Journey Conference- Remote Viewing

Did you miss our in person viewing? Here is your chance to access this material remotely from the comfort of your own home. The aim of this  simulcast event will be to shepherd parents and everyday caregivers to a deeper understanding of their children’s needs. By introducing robust resources and sharing practical experiences of successes and […]

$50

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Healthy Home Coach Interest Meeting

Covenant Presbyterian Church 3003 Northland Dr., Austin, TX

Give parents what they needed and missed a generation ago. Become a Healthy Home Coach for a parent who needs the relational support to parent their child and create a healthy home. As a coach, you will be a part of an outstanding team including counselors, case managers, attorneys, and judges. Your role is clear: walk alongside a […]

Free

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Where Do I Begin? Applying trauma-informed practices today.

One of the difficult parts about new interventions or information is how to start applying it to your life TODAY. Come join other foster and adoptive parents for a time of virtual learning, support, and discussion led by one of our Fostering Hope staff as we talk about the application of trauma-informed care. We will […]

Free

Compassion Building: Part 1

Helping All Children Feel Safe. This 2-hour (online) training is designed with Children's Ministry leaders and volunteers in mind but is helpful for anyone working with children from hard places. This training will help equip those involved in children's ministry (from pastors to volunteers) in understanding how difficult life situations, like family dysfunction and divorce, […]

Free

Fostering Hope Babysitting Certification Training September 2022

Fostering Hope Family Center 13300 Pond Springs Road, Austin, TX

We are so glad you have decided to support foster families and children in your community! It's been too long, time to get together and build connections. Our September event will be offered in person on a weekday! We hope helps us accommodate those individuals who cannot attend our typical Saturday training. Participating Agencies: Arrow, […]

$30

The Sleep Struggle: Understanding the effects of adversity on sleep.

Why don’t you just sleep?! Many of the reoccurring struggles for behavioral issues we hear most from parents of children and youth who have experienced loss, trauma, and separation is sleep health. Specifically, the lack of it. It not only affects the behaviors of our children but ours too. Come join other foster and adoptive […]

Free

Compassion Building: The Why Behind Behaviors

Compassion Building: The Why Behind Behaviors. This 1-hour virtual training is for anyone serving vulnerable people and children. Churches are places where everyone is welcome, no matter their history. In order to best serve those who have experienced adversity, Churches must implement safe practices into their programs by being aware that many people have experienced […]

Free

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster […]

Free

Parent Support: We want to hear from you!

Parent's Choice Topic (TBD) We want to hear from YOU! Throughout this quarter, parents attending Parent Sessions will be consulted on what topic(s) are most relevant to them. We will work collaboratively to choose a topic and receive expert coaching together. If you have any questions, you can contact the Parent Development Coordinator at [email protected]

Free