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Family First Kinship Checklist - Shared screen with speaker view
RAINIE JUESCHKE
19:26
Rainie Jueschke, CEO, Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage and Disability in Decatur (Atlanta), GA - we operate a kinship program for families that include children with special needs.
Therese Aguilera-Flemming
20:13
Terri Aguilera-Flemming, Social Worker, Casey Family Programs, Yakima Field Office (WA)
Whitney Robertson
20:18
Hello, everyone! My name is Whitney Robertson and I am a Director at Think of Us. We are the new partner providing the Kinship Navigator program in partnership with CA DSS. So excited to be here!
Kathy Dial
20:40
Kathy Dial, Executive Director, Kids, Kin 'n Caregivers Inc. Norfolk, Virginia
Crystal Allen
20:47
Good afternoon! Crystal Ward Allen, Casey Family Programs
Jeannie Berzinskas
21:35
Good afternoon! Jeannie Berzinskas, Colorado Department of Human Services, Kinship Care Program Administrator
Kristen Barnett
21:43
Hello everyone! Kristen Barnett, ABA Center on Children and the Law intern
Lily Colby
22:04
Hello everyone and good morning! This is Lily Colby from the California Department of Social Services Foster Caregiver Policy and Support Unit.
Ana Beltran - Generations United
22:39
Thanks for joining us today. Please remember to put any questions in the Q&A box, not here, so they don't get lost.
Heidi Redlich Epstein
23:05
please put tech issues in the chat if possible. thanks
sarah smalls
23:42
Hello Everybody! Sarah Smalls, Grands Member and Kinship Family consultant for Formed Families Forward; a non profit for foster, adoptive and kinship families whose children have special educational needs.
Stephanie Perkowski
25:11
Hi Everyone, Stephanie Perkowski from Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. I'm a consultant supporting the design and implementation of Ohio's new statewide kinship and adoption navigator program OhioKAN.
Steven Olender
50:43
We've had a few questions about how to access the checklist. You can find that at https://www.grandfamilies.org/Portals/0/Documents/FFPSA/FFPSA%20kinship%20checklist.pdf
Ana Beltran - Generations United
51:14
https://www.grandfamilies.org/Resources/Kinship-Navigator-Programs'
Ana Beltran - Generations United
01:10:52
Please put any questions in the Q and A box, as we're concerned they'll get lost here.
Ana Beltran - Generations United
01:23:20
APHSA
Ana Beltran - Generations United
01:23:37
https://www.aphsa.org/
Ana Beltran - Generations United
01:25:55
Here's a good kinship primer example, produced in Texas - https://texaslawhelp.org/article/texas-kincare-primer
Thomas Kennah
01:29:15
I might have missed this but can non-safety waivers be afforded to kin certified providers? Are those waivers to kin prohibited by federal law?
Heidi Redlich Epstein
01:30:00
No in fact they are strongly encouraged to be used to waive non safety standards for kin
Heidi Redlich Epstein
01:32:07
Please see the IM linked in the checklist and in the slides - https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/documents/cb/im2008.pdf
Thomas Kennah
01:32:31
Thank you!
Ana Beltran - Generations United
01:32:43
www.grandfamilies.org
Erica Burgess
01:33:13
thank you