(Webinar) InterACT program for Custodial and Foster Families

(Webinar) InterACT program for Custodial and Foster Families

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Date(s) - Monday, September 13, 2021
All Day


Grandchildren, or children being raised by grandparents, or children in foster care in third through sixth grade are invited to participate in a free interACTive workshop. Grandparents and foster parents are also invited to participate! The workshop functions to improve positive mental health for both grandchildren and grandparents/foster parents. This interACTive workshop will promote emotional and social wellbeing by improving the emotional control skills, decision-making skills, and positive attitudes necessary for fulfilling and contributing lives. Grandparents/foster parents and grandchildren/children will be given resources, support, and practical tips for life skills needed to create and discover rewarding relationships.

The online workshop includes short videos and group discussions. Participants will complete six virtual face-to-face sessions and six self-paced sessions.

Instructor: The interACTive workshop is being hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. ISU Extension and Outreach serves to provide research-based information shared through publications and programs related to Human Sciences, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community and Economic Development, and 4-H Youth Development.

This training has been approved for 1 hour of resource parent training credit. 

Training Times 
Grandparents/foster parents may choose to participate from 11 a.m. to noon or 7 – 8 p.m.
Grandchildren/children in foster care may participate from 4 – 5 p.m. or 5 – 6 p.m.

For questions or to register, contact CYFAR@iastate.edu. 

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