Developing Open and Effective Communication in Resource and Adoptive Families

Jun 5
Monday, June 5, 2023 – 6:00pm
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Understand the definition of effective communication including both verbal and non-verbal language; understand how to use open communication with children; recognize the importance of active listening skills; aware of strategies to convey compassion and attunement; recognize how to talk to children about difficult and/or sensitive issues with openness; know how to develop and maintain open communication.

Understand how to honor the child’s privacy; familiar with strengths-based language to introduce the child into the community; understand strategies to manage intrusive questions and support children in responding to questions while preserving their privacy.

To register find the course listing on the ODHS Resource Parent Ongoing Training page.


ODHS Child Welfare - Ongoing Caregiver Live Online Training

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