We hope to see your kids at Great Wolf Lodge in May 2014.You can download one of these this attachments to fill out this form. Then email it to Regina. You will pay the fees on the conference Early Registration page. If you have questions, email us at email@example.com. If you are using an iPad you may need to get an app to work with word documents.
It's time for another great training conference for kinship/foster/ adopt families in Washington State. We have moved our conference to May this year, in hopes of attracting more of our caregivers from across the state. Attached you will find the Call for Presenters. Many of you have presented to this amazing group of caregivers in the past and we hope you will be able to join us once again.
Read here for legislative updates. In appreciation of the work done by Laurie Lippold, we will post these legislative updates and prioritize those issues foster parents want FPAWS to focus on. We have some ideas that we will be developing as well, so stay tuned.
In 2011 FPAWS filed a lawsuit against the State of Washington, seeking a declaration that the State is failing to meet federal requirements under the Child Welfare Act to reimburse foster parents for costs associated with raising foster children. Earlier this year, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled that FPAWS has standing to bring the lawsuit and has an enforceable federal right, which means that FPAWS may proceed with its lawsuit. The Court recently set a