course »Resource Family Pre-Approval Training Part 2

Date: 6/9/2018, 9:00 am—5:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: (916) 254-5200
2 Day Training

This presentation is the final session of a two part series of trainings designed to prepare resource families to work with youth in the foster care system. Participants will review in depth Child Growth, Appropriate Developmental milestones, Medication Guidelines and Management, Discipline, Childhood trauma and what loss and transition looks like for youth in foster care.

  1. Become familiar with child development; be able to identify 3 common challenges that youth entering foster care tend to face.
  2. Understand long term effects child abuse has on the child’s brain.
  3. Increase knowledge of appropriate medication management and documentation.
  4. Strategies for positive parenting when working with traumatized youth.