CAS and Congress of Black Women – Black Foster Parents Recruiting Drive

Two speakers from the Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex will discuss issues related to the recruitment of more Black Foster Parents. The presenters, Anne Frley and Neena Enright, will speak November 28th 2009.

About Anne Farley

Anne Farley has been working with the Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex for 19 years. Anne initially spent 10 years on the sexual abuse treatment team cofacilitating groups for women and children with abuse issues. She has also worked in the Resource Department conduction homestudy assessments on prospective foster/adoptive parents and providing preservice and inservice training. Currently, Anne conducts initial at home consultations and delivers PRIDE pre-service training, a 9 week training program for prospective foster and adoptive parents.

About Neena Enright

Neena Enright has been working for the London CAS since 1999. The first four years she worked as a Social Worker in the Family Services Department ongoing carrying a caseload of family and Crown ward files. For the next three years she worked on the Placement Unit as the Outside Paid Resource (OPR) Liaison Worker specializing in teen placement. She then worked for one year as a Foster Resource Worker carrying a caseload of foster family files. For the past two and a half years she has been on the Home Study and Recruitment Team completing home studies and providing training for families who are interested in fostering or adopting through the agency. Neena is on the Diversity Committee at the London CAS.

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