course »Working with Foster Children’s Modulation, Affect Management and Expression

Date: 11/3/2015, 9:30 am—12:30 pm
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 4
Location: Livermore
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
Attachment, Regulation and Competency : Working with children and youth with complex trauma. Series topics includes:

Tools for regulation and modulation – part I

  • Understand the impact of attachment disruption and traumatic stress on children
  • Understand the impact of early trauma and traumatic stress on a child’s brain and their capacity to modulate and regulate
  • Develop tools for teaching children to track their own modulation
  • Develop tools for helping children change their state of modulation
Working with caregivers to support foster children’s affect management and attachment: Tools for attachment, regulation and competency, part 2

  • Build caregiver self monitoring and affect management skills.
  • Caregiver development of base of attachment, attunement, positive reinforcement and limit setting.
  • Develop caregiver’s capacity to assess and cope with triggers in themselves and in foster children.
  • Tool development for supporting foster children’s affect management through modeling, modulation, self regulation, coping strategies, cueing, and building routines and structure.
  • Psychoeducation of effect of trauma on foster children’s capacity for affect management
  • Developmental considerations in children in development of affect management and modulation.