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September 2018


Trauma Competent Caregiver Training Series

September 26 @ 10:00 am - November 14 @ 12:00 pm
Hill Country Bible Church Pflugerville, 303 East Pflugerville Parkway
Pflugerville, TX 78660 United States

Join us for a deep dive into understanding how trauma affects the brain, body and belief system of a child and how, as caregivers, do we bring hope and healing to the children we care for. This class is 8 weeks long starting on Wednesday, Sept 26 and meeting every Wednesday through Nov 14. As a BONUS, we have two evening catch-up classes. These catch-up classes will not cover all the information but will provide a summary of what was…

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October 2018


Introduction to Trauma Informed Care and TBRI

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Temple Bible Church, 3205 Oakview Drive
Temple, TX 76502 United States

We are joining our friends in Temple, Texas and learning about TBRI and the practical strategies from this model for parenting a child with challenging behaviors. We will be meeting in the Creekside building, which is behind the main building. Please register in the website link below so that we know you are coming!

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Foster Care Babysitter Certification

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
For the City Center, 500 E St. Johns Avenue
Austin, 78752 United States

November 2018


Characteristics of a Good Foster Parent

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Providence Church Offices, 611 S Congress Ave #100
Austin, TX 78704 United States

Join us for a panel discussion with former and current foster families on what are the qualities that help foster parents connect with a child and stay in it for the long haul.  Learn from other foster parents what has helped them stick with it and foster well.

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Handling the Holidays

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hill Country Bible Church, 12124 Ranch Road 620 North
Austin, TX 78750

  Join us for our second yearly discussion on sensory processing. Occupational therapist, Marti Smith, will offer practical solutions as we view the crazies of the holidays through a sensory processing lens. Please register in the link below so we will know you are coming!

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December 2018


The Grief of Returning a Child

December 6 @ 7:00 pm
Grace Covenant Church, 9431 Jollyville Rd
Austin, TX 78759 United States

Even though reunification is the hope, returning a foster child can be so very hard. This often keeps people from entering the foster care world. Learn how others grieve and cope with the return of a child and how they prepare themselves to foster again. Please register on the link below to let us know you're coming!

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