APAC Live Training Events
Opportunities are provided throughout the year to train professionals and families who work directly with the youth and families we serve. Find an training that fits your needs with conferences, webinars, and an extensive adoption resource library. CEUs are provided for on-site trainings and live webinar participation.
Coordinated by our APAC program, this is an annual statewide Permanency Conference in collaboration with the Alabama Department of Human Resources Office of Permanency, for up to 200 DHR staff participants.
Each year the APAC program presents trainings with nationally known experts in trauma, attachment issues, behavior modification or other adoption-related topics to train therapists, social workers, counselors, adoptive and foster parents serving foster children and adoptive families.
Live and recorded webinars are offered throughout the year with topics related to adoption.
Camp is a wonderful experience to provide to youth who are touched by adoption and foster care. It's a time for them to be around other youth that share similar experiences. Relationships are built between campers and counselors that can last a lifetime.
Each summer we host a camp for for adopted children ages 9 to 18, along with their siblings (birth and foster siblings living in the same household) who are connected to DHR (i.e. at least one camp applicant must be adopted from foster care).
Each summer, we will host two camps for up to 200 IL youth ages 14-20 years of age. Activities of the camp build self-confidence and independent living skills among youth in foster care.