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Ongoing Training

 

PLEASE NOTE: Ongoing Training is generally held on Thursday of each month;  however, please note that the January and February classes will take place on Wednesday instead of Thursday.

 

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Depression and Prevention of Suicide - Trainer: Mark Groner
 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency and Kids - Trainer: Paula Atwood
 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cultural Competency: Creating a Culturally Sensitive Environment - Trainers: Paula Atwood/Nicole Borowy
 
Thursday, March 8, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Permanency as a Lifelong Issue - Trainer:  Foster Care Coordinator
 
Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Medication Management - Trainer: Mark Groner
 
Thursday, May 10, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Effects of Caregiving on Youth's Family: What It Means to be a Foster Caregiver - Trainer: Nicole Winter
 
Thursday, June 14, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Helping Youth Heal: Psychotherapy - Trainer: Libby Armstrong
 
Thursday, July 12, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gun Violence:  Stop the Madness - Trainer: Family Health Staff
 
Thursday, August 9, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Its Implication on Foster Care Placement - Trainer: Carol Hoffstetter
 
Thursday, September 13, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
When Aggression is Their Profession: Strategies for Aggressive Youth - Trainer: Mark Groner
 
Thursday, September 13, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Behavior Management Techniques - Trainer: Mark Groner
 
Thursday, September 13, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dealing with Tough Behavior Issues - Trainer: Mark Groner
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dynamics of Sexual Abuse (Recovery as a Youth, Teen and Adult) - Trainer: Paula Atwood
 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Understanding Trauma Effects and Building a Safe Space