Please join us to hear about a very unique and healing way to care for traumatized children.
NOTE: This training is required ongoing training for first year Resource Parents in Marin County

Parenting In OZ! uses the colorful imagery of the Wizard of Oz to help resource parents understand the ever-present fears that are at the center of childhood trauma for children in foster care.

Parenting In OZ!  provides the tools needed to heal the trauma that underlies our children’s difficult behaviors.  Parenting In OZ!  presents an alternative parenting paradigm, a different way to view and understand the difficult behaviors we face every day. When we address the underlying stress and trauma in our children, their behaviors will change, and our children will heal.

Rolf Van Leeuwen was a foster parent and adopted his oldest daughter from San Francisco foster care.  He has worked as a social worker in foster care and adoption for 30 years.  He is currently the Director of Adoption & Permanency at Alternative Family Services.

Dates:  Two consecutive Saturdays:

August 5 & 12, 2023

Please register by Friday, July 28, 2023


October 7 & 14, 2023

Please register by September 29, 2023


Times:  10:00 am - 1:30pm

Location:  Online.  Once registered, you will receive login information


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