Knowledge and Skills to Help Children Heal

This 6-hour focused topic training for caregivers provides an in-depth exploration of the emotional trauma that children in out-of-home care have been through and how it can impact them.  The training focuses on strategic and practical skill building for caregivers to foster healing and resiliency in the children for whom they care. The takeaway from this training is how to identify and address the emotional wounds of the children in your care so healing can begin.

Luanne Hawley has been a licensed foster parent for 25 years, as well as a relative care provider and adoptive parent. She has been an advocate for Foster Parents and Care Providers having provided support services through the FIRST (Foster Intervention and Retention Support Team) program for many years

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Caregiver Skills
Caregiver Support and Information
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Classes Available


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  • Nov 9, 2020 9:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Nov 10, 2020 9:00AM to 12:00PM

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  • Dec 1, 2020 6:00PM to 9:00PM
  • Dec 2, 2020 6:00PM to 9:00PM

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  • Feb 10, 2021 1:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Feb 11, 2021 1:00PM to 4:00PM

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  • Mar 24, 2021 1:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Mar 25, 2021 1:00PM to 4:00PM