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February 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: Helping My Child From A Hard Place Understand His Story

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Many times kids from a hard place have hard questions about their story. It is crucial that we are able to help them process their story. In this session we will learn tips for telling our children the truth about their story. Our parent coaching are workshops with a small number of participants. In this session we will  see tips that help us help kids process thier story in an age appropriate way. Bring your specific questions as our parent…

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March 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: Where Do I Start Parenting My Child From a Hard Place?

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Children who have experienced trauma need connected parenting. This might be a different style of parenting than what we are used to or than how we were parented. In this session we will learn the importance of connected and attachment parenting and practical techniques to start our journey in parenting a child from a hard place. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a small number of participants. Bring your specific questions as our parent trainer will be able to…

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Free

Parent Coaching: Understanding Sensory Processing Issues

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Some kids can have trouble processing the sensory information they take in. Sound, touch, taste and sight can be something kids experience too much or too little of . These issues can be overwhelming for kids and can lead them to have difficulties learning or socializing. In this session we will learn the tools that can help kids with sensory processing issues and how to make changes for them in our home. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a…

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$60

Trauma Competent Caregiver- 8 Week Deep Dive Course

March 25 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 12:00 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 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, we can bring hope and healing to the children we care for. We will cover everything from how to correct a child's overwhelming behaviors using TBRI® to how to take care of ourselves as parents. This class is 8 weeks long starting on Wednesday, March 25th and meeting every Wednesday through May 27th. Will will have…

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Free

Parent Coaching: Creating A Balance of Structure and Nurture

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Children need a balance of structure and nurture. This includes creating predictiable, nurturing and safe spaces for our children form a hard place to thrive. In this session we will learn about our double role as parents-- to make children feel our warm love through nurture and to provide guidance and limits through structure. 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…

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$15

Growing Compassion: Helping All Your Children Feel Safe in your Ministry

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Children's ministry is one of the most important aspects of church for families. There are many different families with different backgrounds and needs that will enter your children's ministry. It is important to understand how to create a space where they can learn and grow in God's love. This training will help equip pastors, leaders, lay leaders and volunteers of children's ministries in understanding how difficult life situations, like family dysfunction and divorce, can impact one's present behaviors and needs.…

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April 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: How Do I Help My Child’s Teacher Understand My Child From a Hard Place

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Have you ever found yourself trying to explain your child's behavior to their teacher and have not known what to say? Our parent coaching are workshops with a small number of participants. This week we will learn about how to help your child's teacher or school understand your child's needs and behaviors. Bring your specific questions as our parent trainer will be able to give more one on one answers due to the small number of participants in the group.…

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$20

Foster Care Babysitting Certification Training

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

This training is for those wishing to become certified foster care babysitter. You will attend training with Fostering hope Austin and apply to be certified with at least one of the 13 agencies int his collaborate. You can be certified with up to 3 agencies. Please view our Babysitting Training Page for more information about the requirements. Please register using the link below. Registration closes 2 weeks early or when full. Unfortunately, we cannot allow late registrations due to the…

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$10

Correcting A Child From a Hard Place: Balance Between Structure and Nurture

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Bible Church-Outback Youth Building, 3205 Oakview Drive
Temple, TX 76502 United States

Join us for the next training in collaboration with Foster Love Bell County. Knowing that our children from a hard place need connection can be tricky when you have to correct your child. In this training we will learn practical strategies for correcting our child's overwhelming emotions and behaviors while still nurturing the child. Come to learn more about the TBRI® Correction Strategies for children from a hard place and examine our responses to undesired behavior as caregivers. Dinner is…

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$10

Introduction to Trauma Informed Care for Helpers of the Foster or Adoptive Family

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fostering Hope Austin Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Do you know a child who has experienced trauma? Maybe you are not his parent, but you are his grandparent, teacher, or babysitter. This training is for those who are wishing to understand children they love and want practical tips to engage with him better as well as support the family of the child.  The objectives of this session are to understand how childhood trauma impacts the brain, body and behavior of a child and to learn to apply practical…

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