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September 2020


Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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October 2020


Trauma Competent Caregiver for Child Welfare Professionals

October 7 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 12:00 pm

Families who are caring for children who have experienced trauma need everyone on their team to understand their child and family dynamics. If you are a social worker, teacher, case manager or any other professional serving foster and adoptive families with children who have experienced trauma, this training is for you! In this training you will learn the science behind how trauma impacts the brain, body and behavior of a child, as well as practical strategies to help families heal…

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Parent Coaching: Understanding Sensory Processing

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Children who have experienced trauma early on can have trouble processing the sensory information they take in from the world around them. They can experience sound, touch, taste and sight information that quickly overwhelms them or might always be looking for this sensory information . These issues can be overwhelming for kids and can lead them to have difficulties learning or socializing. In this session we will learn the basics to understand sensory processing issues and the tools that can…

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Introduction to Foster Care – October

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There are many needs in the foster care system and you can play a valuable role in meeting those needs! Whether you are exploring how to foster, adopt, or if you just want to understand the foster care system better, join us for this hopeful introduction to foster care. We'll have a panel with people who will each tell their personal experiences with foster care. Live Q&A is available after the presentation.

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Parent Coaching: When Fear Bullies Your Child

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fear bullies our children that come from a hard place. Learning strategies to maximize their sense of safety is essential for healing. Our parent coaching session are online trainings with a small number of participants. This week we will dive into understanding how fear impacts a child's behavior, causing them to respond with flight, fight or freeze and strategies that will help their brains relax, mature and grow. This is a great time to bring your specific questions as our…

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November 2020

Parent Coaching: Correcting Overwhelming Behaviors

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

As parents, we sometimes run out of strategies to help us correct our children's overwhelming behaviors. Power struggles can be the outcome of not having enough strategies for correcting out children. In this session we will explore the TBRI® strategies of Correcting to help us expand our tools. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a small number of participants. Bring your specific questions as our parent trainer will be able to give more one on one answers due to…

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