The following webinars are available for viewing, and you may find more webinars on the NewFound Families YouTube page.
In this new webinar by NewFound Families Virginia, learn tips for surviving the IEP eligibilty process and how to advocate for services to meet your child's special education needs.
This webinar was originally broadcast February 27, 2019, featuring speaker Kelly Henderson, Ph.D. of Formed Families Forward.
NewFound Families Virginia presents a webinar on Great Expectations by Rachel Strawn, originally aired July 18, 2018.
Rachel has been serving as the Great Expectations Planning Specialist for Innovation and Success since January 2014. Great Expectations, an initiative of the Virginia Community College System, encourages and supports Virginia's former and current foster youth to gain access to higher education, workforce training, and employment opportunities that improve their likelihood of life success.
The Great Expectations Program encourages current and former foster care youth to get an education. Great Expectations helps with school supplies, the cost of classes, and tutoring.
Got the mid-school year blues? If first semester grades were a concern or social and behavioral issues are creeping up, this webinar is for you. This is an ideal time to make some course corrections with your child's schoolwork; Dr. Kelly Henderson of Formed Families Forward shares some strategies for improving home/school communication and securing help for struggling children and youth in your care.
Webinar with Family Match held on August 30, 2017.
Webinar originally held February 15, 2017. Dr. Keats, with Anthem Healthkeepers, discusses psychotropic medications and answers questions.
Webinar presented by the Virginia Department of Social Services on college and other education financing options for youth from foster care.