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October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020 –
Children who have experienced trauma may exhibit symptoms such as sleep concerns, decreased eating, toilet intake regression, anger outbursts etc. children can associate their trauma with places, people, and things. Trauma can look like fears, anxiety, nightmares, headaches, stomach pains, and lack of energy.
Trauma doesn't have to be scary and in this presentation, we can discuss how to work with children who have experienced trauma and ways to help them heal from their pain.
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October 14, 2020
October 14, 2020 –
Children involved with child protective services, including those in adoptive and foster placements, often suffer from mysterious behavioral and developmental challenges that wreck lives and break the hearts of parents and children. Explore therapeutic parenting and childcare strategies that can STOP RAD and DSED in their tracks and help these fragile children get back on track. Includes case histories of children who healed through RAD [Reactive Attachment Disorder] or DSED [Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder].
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October 16, 2020
October 16, 2020 –
During a Pandemic and overwhelming racial injustice, caregivers, foster parents, counselors, healthcare workers, and other helping individuals may find themselves experiencing self-deprivation and secondary traumatic stress. Being exposed to traumatic stories from foster youth, media, viewing traumatic videos, witnessing those with Covid-19, being a part of a minority culture that is targeted for racial injustice and feeling the stress of a hurting society can take a serious emotional toll. Participants will understand secondary traumatic stress related to COVID-19. Participants will understand Self-Care. Participants will identify Self-Care strategies. Participants will understand the value of a Self-Care plan.
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October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020 –
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a form of trauma. There are a large number of children in foster care that have experienced that type of trauma. Foster children come from different backgrounds with various experiences thereby, making it is critical for foster parents to understand the importance of Child Sexual Abuse and how to protect their child. So many children are victimized daily and parents struggle to meet the needs of their child (ren). However, understanding the effects of sexual trauma can help parents support their child's healing and improve family dynamics. This webinar will provide foster parents with the knowledge to recognize the warning signs of CSA (Child Sexual Abuse) and victimization. Parents will also learn where, when and who to report CSA to.
Foster parents will learn how children are impacted by sexual abuse and how to teach healthy sexual behaviors and boundaries in children and adolescents. Understanding the various tools and skills to encourage healthy sexual behaviors with their child is also a critical component in keeping your child safe and building resiliency. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), resilience is the ability to adapt or cope with a positive way to adversity, including trauma, tragedy, threat and significant stress.
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