Play Therapy Strategies Training: Tools for Calming & Bonding
Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

Play Therapy Strategies Training: Tools for Calming & Bonding

  • 2520 Sardis Road North Suite 208 Charlotte, NC 28227 (map)
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Join us and learn simple techniques that utilize the power of touch and simple movement to help lower the fear response in a person and increase their capacity to connect. This is a one night training with therapist, Adele Schiessle! This is a FREE training with childcare but you must RSVP to secure a spot for childcare. RSVP HERE

Adele is the only MNRI® Core Specialist in the Charlotte area, using movements to create neural connections that increase our ability in all aspects of life. She has reformed her family as well as many others. Learn more about her practice HERE.

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Therapist Led Guided Discussion Support Group
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Therapist Led Guided Discussion Support Group

Join us for a therapist-led guided discussion support group once a month beginning February 26th. Free childcare and dinner provided. This is for kinship and foster parents with current placements in need of some time to process the emotions of the journey. This is a closed group experience so that connection and trust can be built with others and therapist and will take place on the 4th Tuesdays of the month for the next four months. Each month will be a new subject of discussion. Location is Children’s Home Society (2200 E. 7th Street Charlotte, NC 28204) and childcare is limited. Please RSVP HERE.

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Kids Night Out with Soccer Shots
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Kids Night Out with Soccer Shots

We are so excited to announce our partnership with Soccer Shots! They will be hosting a Foster Village Charlotte Kids Night Out for children ages 3-12. You’re kids (foster/bios) won’t want to miss the activities lead by the Soccer Shots coaches as well as the volunteer babysitters we have in place to jump in!

Dinner is provided and we only have 25 spots available.

RSVP link coming soon!

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New Volunteer Lunch & Learn
Mar
7
11:30 AM11:30

New Volunteer Lunch & Learn

If you are a volunteer with us or you have a desire to become one, you don’t want to miss out on attending our quarterly Lunch & Learn experience! It’s a place to learn more about our organization, develop confidence in the systems we use, and gain insight in the programs that we are building. It’s also a chance to find your place within creating the bridge of hope for our foster families and brainstorm ideas of how to continue moving us forward!

Watershed Charlotte Church 2101 Shenandoah Ave. Charlotte 28205 Lunch provided.

Please RSVP HERE

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SEED20 OnStage
Mar
25
6:30 PM18:30

SEED20 OnStage

  • Knights Theatre at Levine Center for the Arts (map)
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WE ARE IN THE SEED20 CLASS OF 2019!

Created by Social Venture Partners (SVP), the annual SEED20 program identifies, highlights and connects the community to our region’s most innovative ideas for tackling pressing social challenges.

Held at the Bechtler Museum and Knight Theater on March 25, 2019, SEED20 OnStage is more than a competition. It’s also a big celebration—a chance to network and support social entrepreneurs like us and the energy and ideas they bring to our region.

All twenty nonprofit entrepreneurs will be showcased at the event. Vying for prizes, up to ten finalists will give fast-paced three-minute pitches of their ideas to a panel of judges and to the live audience. You, as part of the audience, will have a chance to vote for your favorite! We hope we have a lot of Foster Village Charlotte supports there as we take the stage and take home the $20,000 cash prize!

Grab your tickets here! Ticket price includes:  Admission to the high-energy, inspiring pitch competition as well as drinks, dinner and mingling before and after the event.! With an extended Happy Hour before the live event and reserved seating, this year you'll have more time to enjoy your dinner and get to know the nonprofits.

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Filial Therapy: Play Therapy Techniques for Foster & Kinship Families
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

Filial Therapy: Play Therapy Techniques for Foster & Kinship Families

  • The Center for Creativity and Healing (map)
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Foster Village Charlotte and The Center for Creativity and Healing brings a hands-on 20 hour training course (credit provided) for foster and kinship families desiring to learn play therapy techniques that can be used in the home for first response interventions for our children in care. This training is provided free of charge and hosted by Maria Curran, Licensed Play Therapist and well known in her trauma-informed work. Join us ten consecutive Wednesdays from 6-8pm beginning on Jan 23rd and ending March 27th.

WE ARE FULL!

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