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Alberta Foster Parent Association

The Alberta Foster and Kinship Association is a non-profit, charitable organization, which provides support to foster and kinship families, advocates for the rights of children, educates the community about foster and kinship care, provides and arranges for training and social gatherings, and serves as a liaison between foster and kinship families and Alberta Child and Family Services Division.

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Jan 2018

Call for Proposals – It’s All About Kids Conference 2018

Conference Date: November 1 – 4, 2018 Where: Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre, Jasper, AB The AFPA welcomes proposals from: Professionals, Children’s Services & Agency Staff, Organization’s or individuals who are involved in providing services to children, youth and families of Alberta, consultants and professional speakers Some Topic Ideas: – Trauma-informed care – FASD –…

Nov 2017

Notice of Special Meeting

 Special Meeting – Notice of special resolution The Alberta Foster Parent Association (AFPA) will be holding a special meeting of its members on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 3pm at the AFPA Office, 303 – 9488 – 51st Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5A6 Notice of special resolution: proposed changes to the Official Name…

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2018 Trauma & Attachment Conference

March 19 – 23, 2018, Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Canada The Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing (ATTCH) is holding its 6th annual Trauma and Attachment Conference from March 19 – 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. The conference schedule is as follows: 8:30 registration, 9:00 opening remarks and welcome and…

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A Day of Training with Dr. Ungar, Ph.D

March 20, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Registration Deadline March 14th at Noon! This is a rare opportunity and space is filling FAST; don’t wait! if you are a licensed foster caregiver or approved kinship caregiver, adoptive parent or group home worker (working in a care-giving capacity) register today!! COST – FREE!!! Michael…

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AFKA’s 19th Annual Indigenous Cultural Teachings Weekend

Registration for our 19th Annual Indigenous Cultural Teachings Weekend is now open! Date: September 14 – 16, 2018 Location: Brownell Children’s Retreat ( Approximately 14 km’s NW of Sundre, AB)   Download Registration Package Here

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Alberta Foster Parent Association

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