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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
11:00 am12:30 pm

Sylvia Fonseca, DCFS Adoptions Administrator, and Kelly King, DCFS State Adoptions Assistance Specialist, will discuss several aspects of permanency planning, termination of parental rights and adoption. This training will look at the meaning and benefits of concurrent planning, the importance of looking for relatives and fictive kin at the beginning of the case, understanding the importance of timelines when it comes to permanency planning, understanding the information and documents that should be collected in order for a TPR petition to be filled and to proceed without delay, and lastly working with pre-adoptive/adoptive families to help them understand services available to them and to the child.

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