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) Session 1 is a 4 module, 6 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.
Session 1 is a 4 module, 6 hour training, including:
- Module 1: Intro on Trauma Informed Parenting
- Module 2: Trauma 101
- Module 3: Understanding Trauma’s Effects
- Module 4: Building a Safe Place
Caregivers, licensed, unlicensed, relative and fictive kin
- Under Select Your Class below, click on the Classes Available button
- Find the training you wish to attend and click Register Now
- If you are not already logged in (profile required), enter your Username and Password and click Log In
- Click the large blue Register for this class button at the right
- You are now registered! You will receive an email with details about the training
- For assistance with profiles or passwords, you may contact our Help Desk by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.