Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Family Retreats Scheduled Throughout 2010

Children's Home + Aid has partnered with the United Way to host a series of "Relationship Enhancement Retreats" throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. The retreats are free and open to couples who have adopted or taken guardianship of a foster child, as well as couples who are working toward adoption or guardianship. The 2010 schedule is as follows:

January 22-24
Clock Tower Resort (Rockford, IL)
Registration begins 9/21/09

March 26-28
Embassy Suites (Peoria, IL)
Registration begins 11/23/09

April 30-May 2
Country Inn & Suites (Galena, IL)
Registration begins 12/28/09

July 23-25
George Williams College (Williams Bay, WI)
Registration begins 3/8/10

September 17-19
Grand Geneva (Lake Geneva, WI)
Registration begins 5/17/10

November 5-7
Pheasant Run (St. Charles, IL)
Registration begins 7/6/10

The retreats are interactive and cover such topics as communication, committment, friendship, expectations, and conflict resolution. Fourteen (14) hours of continuing education credits are available to licensed foster families in Illinois. For more information, or to register for a retreat, please call Ann Seigel at (815) 720-2184.

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