Listen to Parent Group Calls

You can listen to recordings of previous NYSCCC parent group conference calls by dialing 712-432-1590, entering the Access code (445277#),  and the reference number for the call you want to listen to.  (see chronological list below).


NYSCCC Parent Group Conference Call Recordings


January 2013: School Stability for Children in Foster Care - Kai-lin Hsu, Esq., The Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Pro Advocacy Project. Legal Aid Society, Reference Code: 19


October 2012: Update On NYSCCC Lawsuit re: Foster Boarding Home Rates - Leah Ramos, Esq, Morrison & Foerster LLP.  Reference code 18.


September 2012: Low Cost, Sure to Please Events and Training for Your Parent Group - Karen Kelley, Hillside Children’s Center. Reference code 17.


June 2012: Making Kinship Placements Work for Kids and Families - Gerard Wallace, NYS Kinship Navigator.  Reference code 16.


April 2012: The importance of Partnerships between Birth and Foster Parents – Sabra Jackson, Parent Advocate, Child Welfare Organizing Project.  Reference code 15.


March 2012: Post Adoption Services, What’s happening in NY State?Marie Dolfi, NYSCCC Western Vice President; and Patricia Bryant, NYS OCFS. Reference code 14.


January 2012: Developing and Hosting a Parent Group Sponsored Conference – Elvira Northington, President, Erie County Foster and Adoptive Parent Advisory Board. Reference code 13.


November 2011: Trauma Informed Parenting - Sue Badeau, National Child Traumatic Stress Network.  Reference Code 12. You may contact Sue with any questions after listening to the call at


October 2011: Preventing and Surviving Allegations of Maltreatment. Don Bowersox, Deputy Commissioner, Broome County Dept. of Social Services. Reference Code: 11


September 2011:  Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Deb Fox, NYS Dept. of Health.  Reference Code: 10


July 2011: Free Online Training for NYS Foster and Adoptive Parents. Helen Shin, CDHS.  Reference Code: 9


March 2011: Parenting and Fostering Teens. Loretta Tayar, Foster/Adoptive Parent.  Reference Code: 7


January 2011: How do you Know (and provide support) if a Child in your Home is Gay? Ellen Kahn, Human Rights Campaign.  Reference Code: 6


November 2010What your Local Parent Education and Training Center can do for YOU. Roxane Carpenter, The Family Resource Network.  Reference Code: 5


October 2010 – NYSCCC Update and Creating Parent Group Warm Lines, Dawn Corrigan, Foster and Adoptive Family Support Services.  Reference Code: 4


September 2010 – Visiting The Ohio Attachment and Bonding Center, Deb and Tim Maloney, Jefferson County Adoptive Parents. Reference Code: 3


July 2010 – Parent Group Fundraising Tips and Strategies; Misty Purdy, Treasurer, Strong Kids Safe Kids of Chemung County, Reference Code: 2


June 2010 -  Parent Group Roles in Developing Agency Retention/Recruitment plans; Susie Collins, NYSCCC; Reference Code: 1


April 2010 – Engaging and Rejuvenating Parent Group Membership, Antoinette Sumter Cotman, Share Family Resources. Reference code: 0.

Last modified: February 6, 2013