Events in November 2018
- - The Intersection of Child Sex Trafficking and Foster Care: What Caregivers Need to Know - Webinar
The Intersection of Child Sex Trafficking and Foster Care: What Caregivers Need to Know - Webinar
While foster care may be considered a risk factor for the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), it is also a critical part of the solution to support these youth and their caregivers. Learn more about the intersection of foster care and CSEC, including risk factors, challenges, and successful engagement strategies of youth and caregivers in mental health treatment. Explore ways foster care providers can lead the charge in developing creative solutions, including specific program efforts underway in Atlanta to train and support foster parents.
- - Taxes are Taxing - Webinar
Taxes are Taxing - Webinar
Tax Breaks for Foster & Adoptive Parents: If you're a foster or adoptive parent, it can be confusing to try to figure out what tax breaks and advantages are available to you. You might have other children and know the steps you need to take to claim them for tax purposes, but what about your foster or adopted child? You might be wondering, "Can I claim my foster/adopted child on my taxes?" This webinar will discuss the IRC criteria you need to meet.
- - Youth Social Anxiety Disorder - Webinar
Youth Social Anxiety Disorder - Webinar
Social Anxiety Disorder(SAD) is sometimes called a silent disorder because it can affect children for years before it is diagnosed. Children with Social Anxiety Disorder are more likely than their peers without SAD to develop depression by age 15 and substance abuse by age 17(Albano, 2014). Attendees will learn signs and symptoms of SAD, Parents Role to assist children with SAD, and Effective treatment for SAD.
- - Managing Your Kids Online - Webinar