What is Family Group Conferencing?
The Family Group Conference is where the entire family & extended family members and Kin can help make decisions about the best way to support the family and take care of their child or children during a difficult or transitional time.
It is a formal meeting in which the family of the child and a professional practitioner [or practitioners] closely work together to make a decision that best meet the needs of the child and family.
What is the goal of the conference?
The family decides what their goal or goals are for the conference.
The conference may take anywhere from 2-10 hours. It's up to the family.