CaRES Special Events: Caregivers - 03/27/24 - Webinar

March 27, 2024

Course Title : 

Meeting Essential Connections for African American Children

"Often children entering foster care are placed in homes with caregivers of different races, ethnicities and cultures than their own. As their caregiver, no matter your race, ethnicity and cultural background, you have a responsibility to support and advocate for them. This special topic event will address how to meet the essential connections of African American children in care as we advocate, respect, and allow for a child to be their whole self."

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Course opens: 
02/01/2022
Course expires: 
03/27/2024
Event starts: 
03/27/2024 - 6:00pm PDT
Event ends: 
03/27/2024 - 8:00pm PDT
Webinar
United States

Deshanna Brown - 

Luanne Marshall - lmarsh3@uw.edu

Luanne Marshall is the Licensing Coordinator with the Alliance CaRES program. She assists prospective foster parents with the Licensing process as well as offering specialized trainings on various topics.

Luanne has always been drawn to helping others. She started her journey in Social Services right out of high school, working for the Tacoma Rescue Mission Women’s Mental Health facility followed by the YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter, all while pursuing an Early Childhood Degree, so she could pursue her life’s dream of working with children. She fulfilled that dream by opening her own daycare, becoming an unlicensed relative care provider and a Foster Parent for 25 years, mostly caring for drug impacted, medically fragile infants. She grew her family through adoption with the placement of her daughter.

Through the years Luanne has been involved in all aspects of Foster Care: training, serving on boards, doing start up projects such as the Transportation/Supervision program, Liaison program, Recruitment and Retention, the FIRST program, Licensing, working in the Adoption unit and training. To balance out her life Luanne had her own catering/event planning company, hosting many Foster parent and staff appreciation events over the years. She loves any opportunity to plan an event and cook!

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Participation
    Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Course Title : 

Meeting Essential Connections for African American Children