Archive for January, 2016
We are happy that almost all the bills we advocated for this year at the Hawaii State Legislator were passed and have been signed by the governor, thus they are now law! Follow link to learn more.
Family Programs Hawaii’s new program, Skills for Success, will be starting this February! This interactive, six consecutive week training program is for Youth ages 14-18 who are currently in foster care AND their resource caregivers. Upon completion, interested youth can be connected to career shadowing as well as receive a gift card. Resource caregivers will receive six training hours! Follow link for flyer with times and dates plus more information.
ITAO is trying something new with the Book Club this year by changing from an on-line forum to meeting in person! We will talk about our current book using questions from the DHS Alternative Verification Form, making it easy to fill in the DHS form to receive the 5.25 DHS training credit hours for the book plus a certificate for an additional training credit hour, thus fulfilling the annual training credit hours with the DHS. The date for our first meeting is April 13, 2016. Neighbor Islanders can join us via the internet. Follow link for more info.
ATTENTION! AUDITION CALL!
Wanted! Former foster youth ages 18 to 26 to participate in PlayBuilders newest community collaborative theatre project, “Fostering Ohana.” Follow link for more information.