Arts & Activities

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

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

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.

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

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.

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Cultural Awareness

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

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

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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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

For Caregivers

Caregiver trainings.

Title Description Calendar Time Location CEUs Sponsoring Agency Register Now!

Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Health & Safety

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

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

On Demand

On Demand indicates online prerecorded classes that are available on demand any time.

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Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Other

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

Title Description Calendar Time Location CEUs Sponsoring Agency Register Now!

Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

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!

Caregiving with High Needs: Aggressive Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Understanding Aggression There is logic behind the behaviors of our children and our challenge is to understand its context. Foster Parents have often been the strongest advocates for a more informed approach to helping children learn new behavioral skills and here it is! While not all parents have the skills to deal effectively with unacceptable behaviors, many have expressed frustration and anger over the use of repeated punishment. Their experience has been that punishment does not address the problems that the child is having, but instead addresses the symptoms. If we can look past the symptoms and get to the root of […]

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Sexualized Behaviors

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services When it comes to sexualized behaviors in the children and youth we serve, we tend to feel squirmy and uncomfortable with the subject. Sexualized behaviors are common in this line of work, but we tend to avoid the subject because in our polite society they are a taboo subject. Sexualized behaviors can be a daunting issue to tackle and it is important to understand these behaviors are coming from a trauma that is embedded way under the layers of the conscious and live deeply in their subconscious. For many of these children and youth it is likely that sexual abuse has had […]

7/28/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Caregiving with High Needs: Withdrawn Behaviors

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Socially withdrawn children frequently refrain from social activities in the presence of peers. The lack of social interaction in childhood may result from a variety of causes, including social fear and anxiety or a preference for solitude. From early childhood through to adolescence, socially withdrawn children are concurrently and predictively at risk for a wide range of negative adjustment outcomes, including socio-emotional difficulties (e.g., anxiety, low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, and internalizing problems), peer difficulties (e.g., rejection, victimization, poor friendship quality), and school difficulties (e.g., poor-quality teacher-child relationships, academic difficulties, school avoidance). Being shy or withdrawn isn’t, in itself, a negative thing for children. Some […]

7/29/2021 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Child Development Stages & the Grief Process-Developing & Promoting Healthy Family Dynamics for System Involved Youth

Virtual Instructor Led Training This training will teach training participants how to perform creative/artistic activities they can use to help system-involved-youth to process grief experiences and build stronger relationships with those around them. First, participants will learn about how a system-involved-youth’s developmental stage interacts with their processing of grief. Then, they will learn multiple activities that can be applied to helping system involved children process their grief and communicate their feelings.

7/28/2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING 3.75 Fred Finch Youth & Family Services

Community and Culture in Community Mental Health: Integrating Themes

ONLINE COURSE: This seminar draws on Liberation Psychology, Queer and Critical Race theories and frameworks to address ways that community, culture and how relationships help to create opportunities or challenges for healing and liberation for foster youth with histories of trauma. In working with diverse foster youth, it is important for Participants to explore their understanding of intersectional identities as well as power/privilege dynamics. This training will help participants understand best practices for working across difference, increasing self-reflective capacity, and deconstructing colonial concepts.

7/28/2021 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Youth Serving Systems

Virtual Instructor Led Training Youth in the Foster Care system represent a diverse population. This training on Diversity and Inclusion builds on foundational trainings pertaining to understanding cultural diversity of youth. Participants in this training learn tools for reflecting on cultural identity and well as tools for deepening diversity dialogues with youth and families and within youth serving systems.

7/27/2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic

Effective Telecommunication

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services TBA Register Here

7/29/2021 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Ensuring Youth Safety by Understanding Mandated Reporting-Telehealth

Virtual Instructor Led TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The training will cover who Mandated Reporters are and their responsibilities to report child abuse and neglect. This training focuses primarily on recognizing the signs of abuse and neglect during virtual and phone visits with youth in care, clients and their caregivers. The training will also cover the types of child abuse and neglect, accidental vs purposeful abuse and what, when and where to report abuse and neglect. Protection for reporters and penalties for failure to report. This training is intended for those that work with children and youth within the child welfare system or are at-risk of entering. This includes child […]

7/27/2021 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Equity and Accountability in Youth Systems of Care

Virtual Instructor Led Training This multi-part series meets monthly to discuss how cultural identity relates to the role of overseeing services and case plans for youth and the intersectional lens of power and privilege in decisions for foster youth. The group gives an opportunity to receive support, connection, and further learning around cultural identity development variables and also offers a space to dialogue around dilemmas in youth-serving system while personally deepening awareness, consciousness and action of each individual member.

7/30/2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING WestCoast Children’s Clinic