Kinship care conference planned March 7

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On February 20, 2020

Grandparents with two granddaughters

Are you a grandparent raising grandchildren, kinship family or foster family? The 2020 Kinship Care Conference will be held 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at The Centre in Rolla. It is free to attend and child care will be provided to attendees during the event. Children will have access to The Centre’s indoor pool, gymnasium and lunch during the conference. Register online.

The conference is hosted by the Pulaski County Extension Center of University of Missouri Extension, The Community Partnership and The Centre in Rolla.

Topics will include:

  • Parenting with positive discipline
  • The modern youth culture and experience
  • Custody procedures and pitfalls
  • Impacts of opioids
  • Introduction to community services for families.

For more information and to register, visit the University of Missouri Extension website. Registrants will be eligible to win door prizes at the event. For questions, please contact Rachel Buenemann, county engagement specialist for University of Missouri Extension, at or 573-458-6260.

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