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.

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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Triple P Enhanced / Pathways Pre Accreditation

Behavioral strategies aimed at the parents behavior.

4/24/2019 8:45 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah First 5 Mendocino

Triple P Enhanced / Pathways Pre Accreditation

Behavioral strategies aimed at the parents behavior.

4/25/2019 8:45 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah First 5 Mendocino

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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Cultural Awareness

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

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Advanced Latino Cultural Competency

The focus of this training will be go further into the topics brought up in the intro. day in order to strengthen helping professionals ability to be culturally relevant and sensitive when engaging with Latino families. Some of the issues addressed will be the current immigration challenge sand deportation.

5/3/2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Intro to Latino Cultural Competency

The focus of this training will be to strengthen helping professionals ability to be culturally relevant and sensitive when engaging with Latino families. Some of the issues addressed will be the current immigration challenges and deportation.

5/1/2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fort Bragg Mendocino County Youth Project

Intro to Latino Cultural Competency

The focus of this training will be to strengthen helping professionals ability to be culturally relevant and sensitive when engaging with Latino families. Some of the issues addressed will be the current immigration challenges and deportation.

5/2/2019 9:00 am – 4:00 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.

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For Caregivers

Caregiver trainings.

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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.

4/22/2019 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Mending Broken Hearts-Youth Version

The Purpose of the Mending Broken Hearts for youth program is to train facilitators who work with youth in a culturally-based way of healing from unresolved grief, loss, and incomplete relationships as an impact from intergenerational trauma of the boarding school era.

4/23/2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Mending Broken Hearts-Youth Version

The Purpose of the Mending Broken Hearts for youth program is to train facilitators who work with youth in a culturally-based way of healing from unresolved grief, loss, and incomplete relationships as an impact from intergenerational trauma of the boarding school era.

4/24/2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

Mending Broken Hearts-Youth Version

The Purpose of the Mending Broken Hearts for youth program is to train facilitators who work with youth in a culturally-based way of healing from unresolved grief, loss, and incomplete relationships as an impact from intergenerational trauma of the boarding school era.

4/25/2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Ukiah Mendocino County Youth Project

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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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.

4/26/2019 5:30 pm – 7:00 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.

4/27/2019 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Fort Bragg Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Protecting and Nurturing Children

You will understand the factors that contribute to growth and development of children, how loss and trauma associate with emotional and physical neglect and abuse and you will understand how meeting children’s needs creates trust and attachment and a sense of security.

4/29/2019 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Ukiah 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.

4/29/2019 5:30 pm – 7:30 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.

4/30/2019 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training

4/23/2019 9:00 am – 11:00 am 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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