Events in August 2017
- - How to care for a child with a tracheotomy Webinar
How to care for a child with a tracheotomy Webinar
Join Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for a live webinar that will discuss the ins and outs of caring for a child on a ventilator. You will hear from the experts at Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta on types of conditions that require a ventilator, proper care of the ventilated child, and how to know when care is being neglected.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the webinar.
- - 10 Things every foster parent should know about Grief and Loss so that they don't re-traumatize their child - Webinar
10 Things every foster parent should know about Grief and Loss so that they don't re-traumatize their child - Webinar
Foster parents will be able to acknowledge their grief and loss while identifying healthy coping skills to enhance self-care. The foster parents will learn 10 powerful effective coping concepts to help them help their child. While understanding grief is continuous, normal, and necessary. Foster parent will be equipped to recognize signs to ensure not to re-traumatize their child.
- - Mental Health in Children & Adolescents - Webinar
Mental Health in Children & Adolescents - Webinar
This webinar will focus on the definitions of mental health, the pharmacologic treatments for mental health disorders, suicidality in children and adolescents, and anxiety disordersRelevance of Self-appraisal in children and adolescents - Webinar
Relevance of Self-appraisal in children and adolescents - Webinar
Self-appraisal finds itself on conversation tables and is generally geared toward the growing child and perplexing adolescent. In this webinar we will explore terms and definitions associated with how one perceives himself/herself and others, what is healthy and unhealthy self-appraisal, and present methods of encouraging children and adolescent to not only identify positive attributes about self but also to recognize the borders of moving to unhealthy self-appraisal, such as narcissism. Parents will learn mindful awareness of the health of their children's view of themselves in relation to their past experiences and present social, emotional, and cognitive restructuring
- - 10 Things Every Foster Parent Should Know When Dealing With Defiant Behaviors in There Child - Webinar
10 Things Every Foster Parent Should Know When Dealing With Defiant Behaviors in There Child - Webinar
Most adults and children whether they are in foster care or not will have experienced some form of trauma before the age of 16. Ninety percent of children that enter into foster care have been exposed to at least one traumatic experience. Understanding how to help a child that is acting out is the first step to not re-traumatizing a child. With that being said, being a foster parent is like a double-edge sword because on one end it is extremely rewarding and on the other end it is a very exhausting journey. Foster parents have the ability to help or hinder a child's progress and that is not to say that a foster parent would ever intentionally cause harm to a child but it has been proven that we often times parent our children the way that our parents parented us. This workshop will give foster parents 10 tips on how to deal with a child that is displaying defiant behaviors and not take it personal. This training will equip foster parents with the skills that they will need to be a great foster parent and help their child grow to be a mature and well-adjusted adult by learning behavior modification. Research suggests that attention to negative behaviors increase negative behavior while attention to positive behavior increase positive behaviors.