Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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Description

Many children in foster or kinship care have a history of exposure to trauma. Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma: A Workshop for Resource Parents (RPC) is an 8 module, 12 hour focused topic training which includes nine case studies of representative foster children from the ages of eight months to 15 years, as well as cases of secondary traumatic stress in parents.
 
Many children in the foster care system have lived through traumatic experiences.  Understanding how trauma affects children can help you make sense of your child’s sometimes baffling behavior, feelings and attitudes.  Once you understand why your child behaves the way he or she does, you’ll be better prepared to help him or her cope with the effects of trauma.  In this workshop, you’ll improve your ability to communicate with your child, learn skills and techniques to influence your child’s behavior and attitudes, and learn ways to reduce the stress of parenting a traumatized child.  The goal of this workshop is to make you a more effective resource parent, and to enable you to have more of the positive experiences that make being a resource parent so worthwhile.

Length (hours)

12

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Caregivers

Audience Description

Caregivers, licensed, unlicensed, relative and fictive kin

Dates and Locations

 
Arlington
Classroom
December 1, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
December 8, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Trainers:
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCFS Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736, Community Room Map

egistration is required to attend this class.  For special accommodations and/or ESL/ASL please contact the child welfare trainer for this class.

Do Not bring children/youth with you to this class NO childcare is provided.  You may bring coffee, tea, water and snacks with you to this class.  Please dress in layers as each training location has differing temperatures.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  help@acwe.on.spiceworks.comPlease include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com.  Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

We look forward to your attendance at this informative training.  The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is excited to have your participation in our trainings/workshops.

Joan Sager, MEd, is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class you may contact her for questions or need more information at Sagerj2@uw.edu

Fife
Classroom
January 9, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
January 16, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
January 23, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
January 30, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Trainers:
Stephanie Rodrigues, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Fife, Community and Family Services Foundation 4505 Pacific Hwy E. Suite B Fife WA 98424 Map

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Stephanie Rodrigues, at steph75@uw.edu or call 206.321.1721

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com  
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

Vancouver
Classroom
January 6, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
January 7, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Trainers:
Gracia Hahn, MSW, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Vancouver DCFS Office 907 Harney St Vancouver WA 98666-8809, Lewis/Clark Map

Course is 8 modules, 4 modules will be covered each day. All 8 modules must be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion. 

Course includes a 1 hour lunch break. 

For training-related questions please contact your Child Welfare Trainer, Gracia Hahn, at hahng@uw.edu  or 253.332.4814

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com

Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

No child care is available for this training, please do not bring children to class.

The training schedule includes a 1 hour lunch break. You are welcome to go off site or to bring your lunch with you. A refrigerator and microwave are available for your use.

Please follow signs to enter. The front doors are locked and inaccessible on weekends.