WEBI-CONFERENCE: Honoring the Birth Parent

Mar 30
Thursday, March 30, 2023
9:00am - 4:30pm

Join us to explore how foster families and birth families can best work together for the benefit of children. We are on Zoom and we will have plenty of interaction, door prizes and fun to offer.

If you can’t stay the whole day, participants are welcome to join for selected workshops. Foster parents receive training credit for participating. FLYER

SCHEDULE ******************************************************************************

9 to 10:30 a.m. The Voice of Foster Parent—Working with Birth Parents (Panel)

10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Approaching Family Contact with Attitude—The Role of the Foster Parent (Sommer Nielson, Beacon Hill)

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: If You Are Asked to Supervise a Visit (Lancy Mao, OCS)

1 to 2:15 p.m Tips and Strategies for Family Contact (Sommer Nielson, Beacon Hill)

2:30 to 3 p.m. Tools for Connection Outside the Visit (Maria Vanord, ACRF)

3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. The Voice of the Birth Parent (Alaska Child Welfare Academy)


To Register: or 1-800-478-7307


via Zoom

via Zoom