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 Strategies

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!

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

Cultural Awareness

Includes trainings that cover cultural awareness, including unconscious bias, cultural humility, cultural competence and working with certain populations.

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White Bison: Understanding Your Purpose to Life

Three Days A three day training for helping professionals working with Native Youth on wellness and intergenerational healing. Location: Redwood Valley Rancheria Wellness Center 3200 Road I Redwood Valley, CA Registration is free, for more information contact Gabriel Ray or Haley Higgins at the Pinoleville Pomo Nation @ 707-462-7801. Gabriel Ray: gray@pinoleville-nsn.us Haley Higgins: haleyh@pinoleville-nsn.us

5/30/2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

White Bison: Understanding Your Purpose to Life

Three Days A three day training for helping professionals working with Native Youth on wellness and intergenerational healing. Location: Redwood Valley Rancheria Wellness Center 3200 Road I Redwood Valley, CA Registration is free, for more information contact Gabriel Ray or Haley Higgins at the Pinoleville Pomo Nation @ 707-462-7801. Gabriel Ray: gray@pinoleville-nsn.us Haley Higgins: haleyh@pinoleville-nsn.us

5/31/2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

White Bison: Understanding Your Purpose to Life

Three Days A three day training for helping professionals working with Native Youth on wellness and intergenerational healing. Location: Redwood Valley Rancheria Wellness Center 3200 Road I Redwood Valley, CA Registration is free, for more information contact Gabriel Ray or Haley Higgins at the Pinoleville Pomo Nation @ 707-462-7801. Gabriel Ray: gray@pinoleville-nsn.us Haley Higgins: haleyh@pinoleville-nsn.us

6/1/2018 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

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.

Title Description Calendar Time Location CEUs Sponsoring Agency Register Now!

For Caregivers

Caregiver trainings.

No planned courses at this time

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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Connecting with Foster Pride/Adopt Pride

We will introduce the PRIDEbook and show you how it is used. The “Competency Categories” will be discussed and in detail. You will learn about the Visio and mission of child welfare and RCS. We will discuss the children who may be joining your families.

5/31/2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

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.

Title Description Calendar Time Location CEUs Sponsoring Agency Register Now!

Understanding our Trauma through the Science of Resiliency

Educating about the effects of ACEs and how to better build resiliency in children and caregivers.

6/16/2018 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Yes First 5 Mendocino