Events in October 2018
- - The Impact of Fostering, Kinship Care, and Adopting on Birth Children - Webinar
The Impact of Fostering, Kinship Care, and Adopting on Birth Children - Webinar
Participants will learn the impact of fostering, kinship care, and adopting on birth children and the challenges that birth children face as their families change. Presenter will share her personal story and experiences as the birth child, 40 years of relevant research, and suggestions and recommendations for parents and stakeholders in the social services field.
Presentation has been adapted from a Master’s thesis researched and written by Dr. Eshele Williams.
- - Let's Learn how to Reduce Stress and Self Care More!!!! - Webinar
Let's Learn how to Reduce Stress and Self Care More!!!! - Webinar
During the workshop you will learn why self-care and stress management is essential components for appreciating yourself, finding balance, purpose, and having healthy relationships. This webinar you will learn healthy ways to manage stress, relaxation techniques, and, coping strategies. With a little guidance, inspiration, and commitment to helping yourself to be your best self, you CAN feel better soon.
- - Trauma and the Rapidly Developing Brain - Webinar
Trauma and the Rapidly Developing Brain - Webinar
Research has revealed that during a traumatic experience, your brain goes into a heightened state of stress & fear-related hormones get activated. When a child is exposed to abuse and/or neglect, their developing brain can remain in this heightened pattern. These traumatic experiences can have significant impacts on a child's emotional/mental health and future behavior.
- - Parenting Through the Hard Days - Webinar
Parenting Through the Hard Days - Webinar
What can you do when children miss someone? How do you prepare for kids experiencing loss or sickness? What about when you are having to parent through your own season of hardship? How do you maintain connections with your kids and try to keep communication flowing? We will discuss some mental prep and some practical ways to work together as a family during rough seasons.
- - Domestic Violence in Youth - Webinar
Domestic Violence in Youth - Webinar
Youth dating violence affects youth ages 12 to 18. In a recent national survey, nearly 11 percent youth reported physical and sexual violence from a dating partner. Participants will learn signs of Youth dating violence. Participants will understand mental health concerns related to dating violence. Participants will discover effective therapy for dating violence.