Educate, Equip and Support parent training

We still have spots available! This training takes “the mad, sad, and scared” out of parenting a child with challenging behaviors or emotional disturbances. It empowers parents to become staunch allies for their kids, and prepares them to work with schools, child welfare, and/or probation. Please take a moment to identify parents who may benefit from this training and share this information with them. In partnership, Tessa Smith Family Partner/Outreach Specialist Mental Health Services...

Training for families of children who have emotional challenges

Educate, Equip and Support: Building Hope; A training for parents, grandparents and resource family members of children who have emotional challenges. . . This evidence-based parent training provides education on common emotional disturbances in children; Equips parents to work with Child Welfare, Probation, and Court systems; Empowers parents to be successful advocates navigating the Special Education (IEP) process on behalf of their child; Offers strategies for parenting, self-care and...

Pediatric, Child, and Adult CPR & First Aid

Foster & Kinship Care education class with Certified Red Cross Instructors Antonio Acosta & Mike Smith Saturday, Jan. 19 th , 2019 RSVP Required as we are limited to 15 participants -Please Email Cherie if you want a seat. Two Yr. Red Cross Certification (Pediatric, Child & Adult) and First Aid Cards are Issued CPR starts at 9:00 am sharp & First Aid at Noon - Generally 3:30 or 4:00 pm Location: Woodland Community College – Building 100, Room 101

Attachment, Loss, Grief and the Holidays - Building Resiliency

Foster & Kinship Care education class Thursday Evening, Dec. 20 th , 2018 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm Resilience is a Strength to Overcome Early Adversity. This workshop will be presented by Debra Wiegel, Marriage Family Therapist with 25 years’ experience working with foster and adoptive families. Date: Dec. 20 th , 2018 - Thursday Evening Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm Location: At the College: 2300 E. Gibson Rd., Woodland – Room 101 With the holiday season upon us, over and over we hear advertisements...

Birth Families, Addiction, Recovery & Re-Establishing & Maintaining Relationships class

Foster & Kinship Care education class Tuesday Evening, Dec. 18 th , 2018 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm Presented by Rebekah Couch , Birth Parent in Recovery, Member of the CA Child Welfare Council, and Recognized Statewide Trainer Date: Dec. 18 th , 2018 – Tuesday Evening Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm Location: At the College: 2300 E. Gibson Rd., Woodland – Room 101 Research shares that for children who have experienced foster care, their best outcomes occur when birth, foster and kinship families hold a...

Trauma Informed Services in the Library: Understanding and Serving our Community Webinar

Announcing a new, 1 hour webinar from Info-people. Please let your staff and colleagues know about this event! Trauma Informed Services in the Library: Understanding and Serving our Community Presenter: Elissa Hardy Date : Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Start Time: 12 Noon Pacific What is meant by trauma informed services and how should libraries be involved? This webinar will explore the effects of trauma on society and how libraries are directly impacted by the trauma and stress carried by...

Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice

PESI, which does continuing education seminars, conferences, in-house training, webcasts and products for mental health professionals, is offering a trauma informed yoga information for mental health practitioners in our area. When: Monday, January 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where: CROWNE PLAZA SACRAMENTO NORTHEAST, 5321 DATE AVENUE SACRAMENTO,CA 95841 Cost: $219.99 Single Registration $199.99 Single Registration Advance Price (ends 12/27/2016) $199.99 2+ Group Rate: per person For more...

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Basic Workshop

For those of you who are working with youth or adults who have issues with anger, violence, and/or trauma, consider attending this three-day training in Alternatives to Violence. Great education for front line staff. When: Friday January 20th, 6PM to 9PM and Sat/Sun Jan 21-22 9am– 5pm Where: Kaiser Permanente South Sac, 6600 Bruceville Road MOB 3, Conference Room F Cost: $50, $10 Returning Citizens To Register: Contact Ellen Eggers

San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment

When: January 31 – February 3, 2017 Where: Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina,San Diego, California Link for information: If you're interested in expanding your knowledge around ACEs and Trauma Informed Practices as well as networking with people around the world, then please consider this conference in beautiful San Diego. This is where I was first introduced to ACEs and inspired by all the great work being done to inform the public.


The 2016-2017 Yolo County Education and Equity Summit Series Presents:THE IMPACT OF ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES Speaker: Daniel Ewon Choe, Ph.D. DATE: November 9, 2016 TIME: 3:00pm - 4:30pm PLACE: Yolo County Of ce of Education 1280 Santa Anita Court, Ste. 120, Woodland Please register by: November 2, 2016 GO HERE to register ( SEE ATTACHMENT FOR FULL INFORMATION

Living with Peace and Presence: A Mindfulness Program for Teens

Living with Peace and Presence: A Mindfulness Program for Teens - Ages 13-18 Weds, 6-7:15pm Oct 12th - Nov 16th $40 per session 732 3rd St, Davis Participants will learn tools to begin a new, healthier approach to life's challenges, even in the midst of stress, pain and illness. This six-week program is specifically designed for teens (ages 13-18) dealing with the pressures of school, social relationships, college/career issues and family life. For more information or to register, contact...

Webinar - Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Prevention

Date: September 22, 2016 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PST This webinar will discuss the role of ACEs as a contributor to developing problem behaviors during adolescence and adulthood. ACEs occur as a result of trauma, i.e., violence, abuse, neglect, loss, disaster, war, and other emotionally harmful experiences. More and more communities are adopting a trauma-informed approach to prevent and treat the impacts of ACEs and the consequential problem behaviors, including substance use/misuse. SUD...

Yoga for Children - starts next week

There are still a few slots remaining for children 4-10 years of age to participate in a 6 week yoga & art program designed especially for them! The classes are Wednesdays, September 14th - October 19th from 3:00 to 4:00pm at Akasha in Davis. The details can be found here: https://clients.mindbody id=9553 .

The Parent Empowerment Training - Sept - Dec.

The Parent Empowerment Training for parents, foster parents and caregivers of children with emotional challenges. A 14-SESSION COURSE SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 ——- DECEMBER 16, 2016 Fridays, 10am—12noon LOCATION: Adult/TAY Wellness Center, 500 Jefferson Blvd., Building B West Sacramento, CA 95605 To register or for more information, please contact: Tessa Smith, Family Partner Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency Children and TAY Mental Health Phone: (530) 666-8546 Email: ...