Blog Posts -- Training

Taylor CAREs: Upcoming Vulnerable Children Conference [theechonews.com]

On Friday, Oct. 27, Taylor will host the CARE Conference, a one-day event with speakers, workshops and organizational exhibits focused on vulnerable children and viable communities. According to Graduate Assistant Paige McCourt, the conference will begin with keynote speaker Beth Guckenberger of Back2Back Ministries in that morning’s chapel. Three breakout sessions with a break for lunch will follow, covering topics including adoption, refugees and immigration, child tracking,...

Grandparents as Child Care Providers: Understanding Their Experiences and Meeting Their Needs [zerotothree.org]

Grandparents provide formal and informal care to their grandchildren, and are the caregivers of choice for many working families. Often, if families are struggling, grandparents are the first to step in to ensure child safety and wellbeing needs are being met. If you work with grandparents as caregivers in any capacity (child care, relative care for out-of-home placement, informal caregiving relationships, etc.), you may find this FREE webinar of interest! When: Thursday September 14th...

HRC to Host Webinar Series for Adoption and Foster Care Professionals [hrc.org]

What a great training resource for adoption and foster care professionals! HRC’s All Children - All Families is launching a new webinar series for adoption and foster care professionals. Starting this month through November, HRC will host five FREE webinars to aid social service providers who are working to improve their practice with LGBTQ children, youth and families. Here’s a preview of the first two webinars: Strategies for Recruiting LGBTQ Foster & Adoptive Families: Thursday, June...

Explaining behavior: Professional seek to address students' trauma [thenotebook.org]

Professionals from multiple disciplines working with children and families came together earlier this month in Philadelphia for a three-day conference on trauma-informed practice – the Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training . … About 360 people from the Philadelphia area and across the Eastern seaboard attended, she said, and about of 100 of them work with K-12 students. The first two days of the conference emphasized the basics of trauma-informed work with children from the vantage points of...

La Crosse County aims to tackle childhood trauma within foster care system [www.wxow.com]

Building on the momentum of sharing her message during Gov. Scott Walker's 2017 State of the State Address, first lady Tonnette Walker is continuing to promote her initiative "Fostering Futures." The idea behind the program is to aim to understand the effects of trauma in childhood and ask what happened to a child rather than what's wrong with them. "We started in 2013 really taking a closer look at training our foster care providers, adoptive parents and birth parents who have kids that...

Proposed bill would require more training for foster parents in Arizona [abc15.com]

Advocates for Arizona's House Bill 2476 are hopeful it will be read in the Senate by today. This legislation would put in place additional trauma-based training for foster parents.. "You can't parent [a child exposed to trauma] the way that you parent your biological kids..." Just as child welfare social workers deserve training and opportunities for professional development to ensure they are able to serve children and families to the best of their ability, foster parents also deserve...

Adverse Childhood Experiences Training [falloncountyextra.com]

Eastern Montana Residents - Take note of an upcoming ACEs training! This training looks to be perfectly timed following recent reports that Montana ranks 4th in the nation for toxic childhoods. Adverse Childhood Experiences Training will be held on Friday, March 17 at 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Plevna School Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. As such, early...

Social Workers Study Trauma to Better Serve Children [BlueRidgeNow.com]

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services has developed a trauma-informed child welfare system! Through the support of a five-year grant awarded by the Children's Bureau, public child welfare in North Carolina has transformed to be a trauma-informed workforce. Presently, social workers and supervisors statewide are being trained on trauma-informed practices as well as self-care strategies to minimize the impacts of compassion fatigue. Two of the...

 
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