Building the Bridge: Planning for Transitions

Transfer to Tribal Court Request-- Sample


Thursday, May 18. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

9 a.m. Opening: Thinking of Transitions as A Bridge (ACRF Staff)

HANDOUT: Developmental Considerations in Transitions of Children

VIDEO: Transition Video #1

10:45 a.m. Exploring Transitions through Storytelling (George Holly)

Noon to 1 p.m. LUNCH BREAK

1 p.m. The Head and Heart of Transitions (Panel of Judges, OCS Permanency Staff, and Tribal Staff)

2:45 p.m. Overview of Transfer to Tribal Court (Maria Guerra and Audrey Strickland)

Transfer to Tribal Court Request-- Sample

3:15 p.m. Why is the Bridge so Shaky at Times? (Group Activity)

VIDEO: Transition Video #2Transition Video #2

VIDEO: Love Can Be A Bridge

Day 1 Evaluation Link

Friday, May 19. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

VIDEO First Day Summary

9 a.m. Tips and Principles to Guide Transitions (Brenda Ursel, ACRF) POWERPOINT SLIDES

Parent to Parent

Moving in Foster Care

Signaling and Claiming

Seven Essential Skills for Grief

The 3-5-7 Model

10:45 a.m. Transition Ceremonies (Lenora Walker and Cindy Mills, Tlingit Haida)

Noon to 1 p.m. LUNCH BREAK

1 p.m. Developmental Considerations (ACRF Staff)

Deborah Gray Development Considerations for Transitions of Youth

2:45 p.m. The Voices of Youth (FFCA Panel)

3:15 p.m. Closing: Centering Ourselves (Nancy Douglas)

Day 2 Evaluation Link