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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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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Resource Family Approval Pre-Service Training

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services Discussion series include: the role of Community Care Licensing (CCL), discussion over regulations in addition to Prudent Parenting, reporting requirements, youth in care that identify as LGBTQ, and youth that have been commercially sexually exploited. The “3-5-7 Model of Grief and Loss” by Darla Henry, as well as Trauma Competent Caregiving, will be overviewed in this series. This training will also cover the effects of abuse on youth, supporting relationships with youth and family, and the topic of permanency and what that means for youth in care will be discussed. Register Here

10/10/2020 9:00 am – 3:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

For Caregivers

Caregiver trainings.

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Resource Parent Orientation

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services This training is an overview of working with foster youth. The focus of the training is on what a treatment foster care agency and home consist of. This includes discussion around appropriate accreditations, foster parent responsibilities, agency support, foster care structure and needs of youth entering the foster care. Register Here

10/13/2020 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Resource Parent Orientation

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services This training is an overview of working with foster youth. The focus of the training is on what a treatment foster care agency and home consist of. This includes discussion around appropriate accreditations, foster parent responsibilities, agency support, foster care structure and needs of youth entering the foster care. Register Here

10/26/2020 5:15 pm – 7:15 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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Hair Care for Youth in Care

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services In this training, participants will learn about working with and keeping hair clean and stylish for all youth. In this interactive and fun training, you will see examples of hair care, learn where to go online and in the community for resources, such as tutorials and hair care products. You will learn the proper terminology for certain hair styles and learn what is age appropriate and what is not. For youth in your care who are in the foster care system, you will learn when you need to get County approval for changing a hair style. This training is run by staff who […]

10/14/2020 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

Medication Management for Youth in Care

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services If you are a seasoned Foster Youth Caregiver, staff or parent, or if you are new to your role, this training will get you more familiar with the requirements on managing your youth in care’s medication. We will cover how you store, administer, and track medication, as well as how you should dispose of old medication. We will cover tricky situations that arise around medication. Also covered is psychotropic medication and why it is managed a little differently. Register Here

10/1/2020 10:00 am – 11:00 am DISTANCE LEARNING

Using Safety Plans for Youth in Care

Sponsored by Aldea Children & Family Services This training takes a comprehensive, individualized approach to Safety Planning for at-risk clients. Safety planning strategies, supports and crisis resources are reviewed, and materials are included. Register Here

10/14/2020 10:15 am – 12:00 pm DISTANCE LEARNING

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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