Aditional Services

The agency offers a variety of services for foster care families, adoptive families, families considering adoption and kinship families.

Specialized Training/Services

MS Families for Kids works towards sustaining families and improving their lives by engaging them in solving their own problems by providing access and information on current research-based educational strategies, curricula, and programs. Through membership benefits and contractual agreements, specialized training is offered on the following topics:

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Parenting Classes
  • Anger Management
  • Peer Education
  • Culture Competency Training
  • Resource Location
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Training and Technical Assistance in Evaluation and Organizational Development
  • Employer/Employee Relationships
  • Workplace Violence Prevention

Outreach Services

Mississippi Families For Kids’ outreach programs and Support Services provide on-going support, Intervention and resources to families who have adopted or who are thinking about adoption. The services include:

  • Lending Library
  • Family Support Groups
  • Grandparent Support Services
  • Kinship Care
  • Staff Development Training
  • Professional Adoptive and Foster Parent Training
  • Statewide Parent Support Groups
  • Resources and Assessment Services
  • Training in Behavior Management
  • Intervention services for Early Childhood Education

Other Services

Other services provided on an as-needed basis are:

  • Mentor Families
  • Prevention and Intervention Services
  • Adoptive and Foster Parent Certification
  • Resource and Assessment Services
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