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!

Motivational Interviewing

Intro & Intermediate

10/5/2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg TBD Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing

Intro & Intermediate

10/6/2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg TBD Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing

Intro & Intermediate

10/17/2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah TBD Mendocino County Youth Project

Motivational Interviewing

Intro & Intermediate

10/16/2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah TBD 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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Crisis Communications

Learn tools to learn how to communicate during a difficult time.

10/23/2017 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Information Session

Overview of what to expect during the certification process. Information about foster care, the types of foster care options available & the levels of training & commitment required for each. Receive Home Checklist Preview.

10/16/2017 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Fort Bragg Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Information Session

Overview of what to expect during the certification process. Information about foster care, the types of foster care options available & the levels of training & commitment required for each. Receive Home Checklist Preview.

10/27/2017 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Meeting Dev. Needs

You will understand the “Pathway Through the Grieving Process,” the role of resource parents in helping children with unresolved grief and the impact and definition of trauma.

10/6/2017 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

SIDS

This training explains the importance of protecting infants during a crucial time of their development. Learn about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and what you can do to reduce the risk of SIDS with focusing on a safe sleep environment.

10/21/2017 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Fort Bragg Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Strengthening Family Relationships

You will be able to describe the connection between family relationships and children’s self-esteem, personal identity, cultural identity and sexual orientation and gender identity. You will also be able to identify age appropriate strategies to promote positive sexual orientation and gender identity.

10/13/2017 3:00 pm – 5:00 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.

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