Major Milestone – Announcing the Founding Board!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Major Milestone – Announcing the Founding Board!

From a pool of 21 applicants, eleven people have been selected to serve on the founding board of the Family Support Organization (FSO).  This is a huge step in being able to establish as a legal entity and a non-profit organization.  The energy and direction of the Family Support Organization will now come from parents and members of the King County communities that the organization serves. Thank you to all the applicants for stepping forward and offering to serve. The passion and expertise of the applicants was impressive and made the final decision challenging. Appreciation for reaching...

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Interview Results – Part 2: Training! Training!

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Interview Results – Part 2: Training! Training!

The need for training to strengthen systems that support parents and families was heard from across the county. Many people saw an opportunity for the Family Support Organization to be the convener and organizer – the “Training Institute” for family support, where people can help create, provide and receive training. The types of training mentioned as being needed were: Training Parents – about the systems they will encounter, how to be an advocate for their child, how to deal with their child’s challenging behaviors. Training Parents to be Parent-Partners – to give back and...

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