Date: 6/9/2017, 10:00 am—1:30 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Bay Point
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Parenting in OZ is an experiential, trauma informed, parenting curriculum designed to help parents understand and respond therapeutically to difficult acting-out behaviors often exhibited by children who have experienced neglect, abuse and loss. This training is appropriate for all parents or caregivers tasked with parenting a child with difficult behaviors. It meets all the general requirements for caregiver approval. This training is also appropriate for kinship providers, non-relative caregivers, adoptive parents, and biological parents.
- Participants will understand, integrate & quickly access and apply the lessons learned in this training as they work with the children in their care.
- Participants will be able to identify the difference between stressful and traumatic experiences.
- Participants will review and be able to identify factors on how children react to trauma.
- Participants will work with other members of the team to identify ways to address challenging behaviors and help children develop new, positive coping skills.