Solano Course Catalog

Solano 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.

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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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Strategies for Preventing Non-Suicidal Self Injury in System-Involved Youth and Adults

Through didactic lecture, large and small group discussion and case examples, students will understand who, how and why people self-harm. Participants will list ways that youth and adults self-injure. Short and Long-term effects will be discussed at length. Treatment options will be shared and practiced. **Participants can utilize their new skills and knowledge after the training to reinforce their learning by: Being better able to assess for possible self-injurious behaviors while avoiding myths associated with such behaviors Applying newly gained skills to know to either treat or refer a client when appropriate.

4/25/2019 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Vacaville 6 A Better Way, Inc.

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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Resource Family Orientation: Foundamentals of Foster Care and Adoption – English & Spanish

This class is for anyone interested in learning more about foster care and adoption. This is an opportunity to ask questions and begin your journey to becoming a foster/adoptive parent (now called Resource Families). We will explain the differences, costs & benefits as well as reviewing the steps to become a foster/adoptive parent.

4/27/2019 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Vallejo Alternative Family Services (AFS)

Health & Safety

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

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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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