If you have concerns about a child please call 705.743.9751 or 1.800.661.2843

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PRIDE Pre-Service Training

The name PRIDE was selected by foster and adoptive parents in Illinois, where PRIDE was first developed. It stands for Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education. PRIDE is a model for the development and support of all families interested in providing adoption, fostering or kinship care. PRIDE begins with the pre-service training for applicants. It’s designed to strengthen, standardize and enhance the quality of the process and services in assessing and preparing applicants for foster care, kinship care and adoption.

PRIDE pre-service and in-service training programs are designed to teach knowledge and skills in 6 essential competency categories:

  • Protecting and nurturing children;
  • Meeting children’s developmental needs, and addressing developmental delays;
  • Supporting relationships between children and their families;
  • Connecting children to safe, nurturing relationships intended to last and a lifetime;
  • Participating as a member of a professional team; and
  • Reinforcing a child’s heritage and cultural identity.

All foster, kinship care, formal customary care and adoption applicants in Ontario are required to attend the 27 hours of PRIDE pre-service training by the Ministry of Child and Family Services.

Updates from Kawartha Haliburton CAS

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KHCAS Offices closed Monday, Feb 18 to recognize Family Day

The KHCAS Offices located in Peterborough, Lindsay and Haliburton will be closed Monday, February 18 in recognition of Family Day. If you have concerns about ...

Office Closure - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 3pm

KHCAS PETERBOROUGH and LINDSAY OFFICE CLOSURE - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 3pm

Due to today’s inclement weather, the KHCAS Peterborough and Lindsay offices will close at 3pm today. To report a concern about a child, please call 705.743.9751 ...

Haliburton Office Closure - Tuesday, Feb 12 @ 11am

HALIBURTON OFFICE CLOSURE - Tuesday, Feb 12 at 11am

Due to today’s inclement weather, the KHCAS Haliburton Office will close at 11am today (Tuesday, Feb 12). To report a concern about a child, please call ...

PALS: Understanding Attachment Styles Feb 26 2019

PALS Network presents Understanding Attachment Styles in Adults and Children - Feb 26 from 6-8pm, Durham CAS

Join us on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 as the PALS Adoption Support Group presents:  Understanding Attachment Styles in Adults and Children. Tuesday, February 26, ...

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