MENDOCINO Course Catalog

Mendocino County Foster Care Training Course Catalog

Courses are sorted by Category:

To register for a course, choose a Category and Course Title, then click on the Register link at the end of the row to connect to a sponsoring agency’s website or registration staff person for more information.

Administrative & Organizational

Includes trainings that cover practices for administrative and organizational staff and employees.

No planned courses at this time

Arts & Activities

Trainings offered cover the importance of art and activities for youth as well as how to design engaging and therapeutic activities.

No planned courses at this time

Behavioral Interventions

These trainings address the importance of using behavioral modification techniques such as positive reinforcement to help a child change their behaviors to those that are more conducive to healthy relationships with adults and peers.

Title Description Calendar Time Location CEUs Sponsoring Agency Register Now!

Engaging Teens and Group Facilitation

How to facilitate groups for young adults. This workshop is for professionals who work with youth in the foster system, youth in the juvenile justice system or at high risk of entering those systems.

2/1/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Intermediate

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

1/19/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Intermediate

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

4/19/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Intermediate

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

4/20/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Intermediate

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

4/2/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Intermediate

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

4/3/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing – Introduction

Two day interactive intensive workshop This workshop series is for professionals who work with youth in the foster care or juvenile justice system or who are high risk of entering the system. Instructor Dr. Igor Koutsenok is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, Director of the UCSD Center for Criminality and Addiction Research, Training and Application (CCARTA), and Co- Director of the South East Asia Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Training participants find Igor to be personable, bringing work day relevance and ease of learning to his trainings.

1/18/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Yes Mendocino County Youth Project

Child Development

Trainings include topics such as an overview of the stages of child development to the importance of understanding a child’s actual age versus their developmental age, and why that distinction is important in caring for children.

No planned courses at this time

Family Issues

Topics include how to locate potential permanent family members (Family Finding) as well as how to engage and include family members in a child’s life.

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Health & Safety

Includes trainings on best practices for insuring children are healthy, safe and receiving the medical care they need.

No planned courses at this time

Other

These trainings include topics that are not listed in any other categories.

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Trauma Impact

These trainings address the impact that trauma has had on the lives of children in our care and how we can help them begin to heal from the trauma they’ve experienced.

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Trauma Informed Workshop

This is a two day intensive workshop.

3/13/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Trauma Informed Workshop

This is a two day intensive workshop.

3/14/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Trauma Informed Workshop

This is a two day intensive workshop.

3/15/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg Mendocino County Youth Project

Trauma Informed Workshop

This is a two day intensive workshop.

3/16/2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg Mendocino County Youth Project