Posts Tagged ‘ AASK ’

Adopt a Special Kid is Hosting a Free Training in Oakland

- - “How Trauma Affects Holiday Stress” – Dr. Lisa Bennett Wednesday, 12/3/14 from 9:30 AM – Noon This training is being held at BANANAS (5232 Claremont Avenue, Oakland) Free Brunch! This workshop are intended for prospective/current foster/adoptive parents and professionals that work with these children. To RSVP please provide name, number, and date/name of workshop you would like to attend to: 510-459-4069 Download the training flyer HERE.Read more »

Adopt a Special Kid: November/December Trainings

- - Adopt a Special Kid in partnership with Lilliput Children’s Services is offering Free Parent Workshops for prospective or current adoptive parents and professionals that work with the fost/adopt population. These workshops serve as great preparation as you begin to consider or move through the adoption process, as well as a phenomenal post-adoption support tool. They also serve as an easy way to get those annual Foster Care training hours under your belt. Lastly,...Read more »

Adopt a Special Kid Offers Free Training in Alameda, SF and South Bay

- - Adopt a Special Kid (AASK) is hosting a series of free trainings for prospective/current foster/adoptive parents and professionals that work with these children: ALAMEDA COUNTY “The Adoption Story”, Devon Rubin, LCSW Tuesday, 11/4/14 from 6 – 8 PM at BANANAS (5232 Claremont Avenue, Oakland) – download flyer Dinner will be provided. No Childcare available at this workshop. SAN FRANCISCO “Attachment Parenting Part  1″, Devon Rubin, LCSW Friday, 11/7/14 from 6 – 8 PM...Read more »

Adopt a Special Kid is Hosting Two Free Workshops

- - Adopt a Special Kid (AASK) is hosting two free parent workshops for adoptive/foster parents and those considering becoming one, as well as professionals who work with fost/adopt children: -WORKSHOP 1- When: Friday, October 10th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. What: Attachment Parenting Who: Devon Rubin, L.C.S.W. Where: BANANAS, 5232 Claremont Avenue, Oakland Download flyer -WORKSHOP 2- When: Thursday, October 16th from 10:00 a.m. to noon What: Promoting Pro-Social Behavior: Beyond Discipline Who: Alfred...Read more »

FYA Welcomes New Member Agency AASK (Adopt a Special Kid)


- FYA is delighted to welcome our newest member agency AASK! AASK, also known as Adopt A Special Kid, identifies and trains competent, caring, foster care and adoptive parents in order to establish stable homes for foster kids. AASK was founded by nationally celebrated parents Dorothy and Robert DeBolt who adopted 14 special needs children and were the subject of the Academy award-winning documentary "Who Are the DeBolts and Where...Read more »

AASK (Adopt A Special Kid) Seeks Resource Family Recruiter

- New FYA Member AASK (Adopt A Special Kid) seeks a warm, mature, flexible, people-oriented person with interest in child welfare to play a major role in recruiting new foster care and adoption families. The Resource Family Recruiter coordinates outreach efforts to recruit and certify new foster families.Read more »

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