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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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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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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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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Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

You will be introduced to the issue of sex trafficking and learn about the traffickers, the buyers, and victims.

12/13/2018 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Ukiah Redwood Community Services, Inc.

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.

12/20/2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 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.

12/17/2018 5:00 pm – 6:30 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.

12/19/2018 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Willits 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.

12/28/2018 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Ukiah 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.

12/17/2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Fort Bragg 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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