MENDOCINO Course Catalog

Mendocino County Foster Care Training Course Catalog

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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.

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Parenting Children with Trauma

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Are you struggling to understand your child’s needs? Do you find yourself without any ideas as to how to reach your frustrated child? Do you engage in constant power struggles only to feel guilty that you got roped into an argument where no one wins? Are you emotionally derailed by changes in plans because the thought of telling your child raises your anxiety exponentially? What if there isn’t necessarily anything wrong with you or your child? What if he/she is wired this way on purpose and you are frustrating those purposes? What if instead of trying to change your child, you need to change? […]

8/18/2020 9:00 am – 10:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Parenting Children with Trauma

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services Are you struggling to understand your child’s needs? Do you find yourself without any ideas as to how to reach your frustrated child? Do you engage in constant power struggles only to feel guilty that you got roped into an argument where no one wins? Are you emotionally derailed by changes in plans because the thought of telling your child raises your anxiety exponentially? What if there isn’t necessarily anything wrong with you or your child? What if he/she is wired this way on purpose and you are frustrating those purposes? What if instead of trying to change your child, you need to change? […]

8/25/2020 9:00 am – 10:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Stress and its Impact on our Physiological Survival

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The stress response is triggered when an individual perceives that environmental demands tax or exceed his or her adaptive capacity. This training focuses on the occurrence of environmental events that are consensually judged as taxing one’s ability to cope or on individual responses to events that are indicative of this overload and the downstream consequences of  exposure to toxic stress. Register Here

8/20/2020 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Stress and its Impact on our Physiological Survival

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services The stress response is triggered when an individual perceives that environmental demands tax or exceed his or her adaptive capacity. This training focuses on the occurrence of environmental events that are consensually judged as taxing one’s ability to cope or on individual responses to events that are indicative of this overload and the downstream consequences of  exposure to toxic stress. Register Here

8/27/2020 9:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING

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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Developmental Trauma

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services If a child has been abused, battered, or neglected by the individual that is supposed to love her most, then what would make subsequent relationships appear any safer? Our earliest relationships create blueprints for all our future relationships. These early experiences in relationships create the lens through which we view others. Every interaction that we have with another individual is influenced by our own personal past experiences. John Bowlby, the father of attachment theory, espoused that the first three years of our lives establish the blueprints for all our future relationships. When we consider trauma in the lives of children it is important to […]

8/21/2020 9:00 am – 10:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Developmental Trauma

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services If a child has been abused, battered, or neglected by the individual that is supposed to love her most, then what would make subsequent relationships appear any safer? Our earliest relationships create blueprints for all our future relationships. These early experiences in relationships create the lens through which we view others. Every interaction that we have with another individual is influenced by our own personal past experiences. John Bowlby, the father of attachment theory, espoused that the first three years of our lives establish the blueprints for all our future relationships. When we consider trauma in the lives of children it is important to […]

8/28/2020 9:00 am – 10:30 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Cultural Awareness

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

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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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For Caregivers

Caregiver trainings.

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Foster Care Orientation

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services If you have ever thought of fostering now is your chance to learn what it’s all about from the comfort of your home. Please join us for a short presentation to learn about the fostering options to help the children and youth in our communities. You don’t need to own your home. 1 and 2 parent families encouraged! You do not need previous parenting experience. Redwood Community Services, Inc. serves Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties with foster care services through our Foster Family Agency (FFA) office. Facility #125090023, 236803313, 175001509, 236803357 Register Here

8/20/2020 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Foster Care Orientation

Online TrainingSponsored by Redwood Community Services If you have ever thought of fostering now is your chance to learn what it’s all about from the comfort of your home. Please join us for a short presentation to learn about the fostering options to help the children and youth in our communities. You don’t need to own your home. 1 and 2 parent families encouraged! You do not need previous parenting experience. Redwood Community Services, Inc. serves Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino and Sonoma Counties with foster care services through our Foster Family Agency (FFA) office. Facility #125090023, 236803313, 175001509, 236803357 Register Here

8/30/2020 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Health & Safety

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

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On Demand

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

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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