What is Kinship?
Kinship Care Education provides needed training and support for Kinship Care
Providers in the Lassen Community College District. Kinship providers who are
caring for relatives (siblings, grandchildren, nieces or nephews, etc.) is
presented with unique challenges. This program recognized these challenges and
strives to support the providers.
What are some of the things I will learn?
Workshops that are offered include the following:
- Parenting skills
- Child development
- Grief and loss
- Working with birth parents
- Child abuse
- Children with disablilities
- Attachment issues
- Juvenile Judicial System
- How to resolve conflict
- Cultural competencies and childhood