course »Resource Family Pre-Approval Training-Session 3 and 4

Date: 9/8/2018, 9:00 am—3:30 pm
County: Contra Costa County
Location: Pleasant Hill
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: 510-839-3800
This training is the third and final session of a four 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 review what loss and transition looks like for youth in foster care.

  1. Learn about child development and increase knowledge of 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.
  5. Strategies to create an environment that promotes children’s social emotional, cognitive, and physical development
Pleasant Hill Community Center (McHale Room)
320 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523