Title
Category
Credits
Event date
Cost
  • Area Administrators
  • Social Worker
  • Supervisors
  • English
$0.00
This 3-hour course will help Children’s Administration social workers and supervisors who do ongoing work in the child welfare system with identification of and responses to secondary trauma. The training will increase knowledge and understanding of the levels of secondary trauma, its impact, and how to manage the impact in our environment.
  • Caregivers
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • English
  • 4.00 Participation
$0.00
This eLearning course for caregivers provides a foundation for caregiving and behavior management for children in out-of-home care who struggle with physically aggressive behaviors. You will explore the potential impacts of trauma and maltreatment on attachment, behavior and development as well as the risk factors for violent behavior in children. You will review the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) related to discipline and will contrast principles of positive discipline and punishment.
  • Caregivers
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • English
$0.00
 The Inherent Strengths in Kinship Families is a training series developed by Dr. Joseph Crumbley for kinship caregivers. The series takes a strength-based perspective in outlining different topics that are unique to kinship families and providing strategies for caregivers.
  • Caregivers
$0.00
This course helps participants understand the impact of parenting children from different racial/ethnic/cultural backgrounds and to know how to honor and incorporate child’s race/ethnicity/culture into their existing family system. Strategies are identified to help children develop positive and proud identities and to help children and families prepare for and handle racism in all forms.
  • Caregivers
$0.00
This course helps participants understand the importance of self-care and practical ideas for how to do it. Participants will understand signs of stress and burnout and recognize the importance of maintaining their mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. The course also covers parental resilience, why resilience is important, and how caring for children who have experienced trauma, separation, or loss can impact a caregiver’s own well-being. Participants will also learn about the behaviors that foster a protective environment for parents and children.
  • Kinship Caregivers
$0.00
We would like to support your journey as a relative taking care of another family member. As a Kinship provider you are always welcome to take any of the training offered by the Alliance or CaRES. Each of these listed special events are planned with Kinship families in mind and provides an opportunity for kinship caregivers to build skills and knowledge related to kinship care and to talk through strategies with other caregivers that support the related needs of the children in their homes.  Participants who attend will receive credit for 2 training hours per session.
  • Area Administrators
  • Caregivers
  • Kinship Caregivers
  • Program Managers
  • Supervisors
$0.00
CaRES is offering special one-time events with local experts who will share the most up-to-date information, resources and support on topics relevant to caregiving. Foster and kinship caregivers can expand their understanding of these special topics, learn the latest approaches, and build strategies that support the related needs of the children in their homes.  Participants who attend will receive credit for 2 training hours per session.
  • Caregivers
$0.00
This course helps participants understand typical child development as well as disrupted child development. Developmental delays and how to meet children’s developmental needs are also covered in this theme. The unique challenges associated with parenting children from each developmental stage are highlighted.
  • Caregivers
$0.00
This course provides participants with an overview of cultural humility and helps participants recognize the importance of honoring a child's cultural identity. Content also covers respecting families from varying races, religions, ethnicities, and economic statuses. Openness to a child’s sexual orientation and gender identity and expression and viewing these differences from a strengths-based perspective is highlighted.
  • Caregivers
$0.00
The “Engaging Youth In Group Care” series is composed of seven modules for those working with youth in a group care setting who have moderate to severe emotional and behavioral challenges.Foundational Module 1 helps you develop an understanding of the underlying causes of a youth’s behavior, which is one of the first steps in supporting their well-being.Foundational Modules 1 and 2 must be taken in order.  After you have completed these two modules, you can take the remaining 5 modules in any order.

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