Date: 8/24/2018, 10:00 am—1:00 pm
County: Contra Costa County
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
- Identify creative problem-solving techniques/practices to manage challenging behaviors by understanding the nature of the child’s explosive/ mal-adaptive behaviors.
- Prevent potential challenging situations with a child or teen through creative problem solving and de-escalation that reduces risk of harm to children and adults.
- Understand that there is no “one” solution to de-escalation and demonstrate creative problem solving as a techniques for those who serve foster youth themselves.
- Process the challenging events with children and teens to increase their toolbox of coping strategies.