1131-Webinar-Understanding & Working with Birth Parents
(March 2014) – This training features Michele Fallon as she discusses some of the issues that biological parents face, often leading to out-of-home placements for their children. By understanding the needs of these children it can help adoptive, kinship and foster parents facilitate collaborative efforts among everyone involved–keeping the best interest of the child in mind. This 90-minute presentation includes practice, along with strategies for working directly and indirectly with biological families.
Michele Fallon, LICSW, IMH-E, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, has 35 years of experience working with young children and their families in a variety of settings. Currently she provides infant and early childhood mental health reflective consultation and training for early care and education providers, home visitors, foster parents, early childhood special educators, and others working with young children and families. She is CEED Affiliated Faculty in the area of Infant Mental Health and co-authored and instructs the online course “Working with Parents of Young Children: Considerations for Special Populations.”