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August 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: Prioritizing Connection

August 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Connection is the primary source of healing for children form a hard place There are probably many things competing for your attention, as a parent these days. You have school at home, work from home, plus dinner to get done every night. In this session we will learn why connection with your children from a hard place can be so healing as well as discuss practical strategies to connect with your children. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a…

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September 2020

Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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Free

Why Can’t I Remain Calm? Understanding Parent Stress.

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the second episode with our friends from TexProtects! The key for parents to respond well to a child's needs and behaviors is understanding what they bring to the relationship with their children. This webinar will sent the foundation for understanding the stress system and how stress contributes to parenting; additionally, participants will be equipped with practical skills to recognize and manage their emotions. Parents have the opportunity to learn to model healthy strategies for their children's health…

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Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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Free

Parent Coaching: Where Do I Start Parenting My Child From a Hard Place?

September 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is an online training. Children who have experienced trauma need parents who understand how their history has impacted their presenting have connected parenting skills to meet their needs. They might need a different style of parenting than what we are used to or than how we were parented. In this session we will learn the importance of connected and attachment parenting and practical techniques to start our journey in parenting a child from a hard place. Our parent coaching…

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Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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Free

Why Can’t My Child Remain Calm? Understanding Regulation

September 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for our third and last episode with TexProtects! Parents of children who have experienced trauma sometimes find themselves at a loss for tools to help hem manage overwhelming behaviors. understanding how trauma experienced in early childhood impacts child's development can be key in finding the right strategy for dealing with a child's difficult behaviors. In this webinar, participants will learn the risks of trauma, how it impacts child's behaviors and strategies to help children learn new skills and…

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Free

Introduction to Foster Care -September

September 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There are many needs in the foster care system and you can play a valuable role in meeting those needs! Whether you are exploring how to foster, adopt, or if you just want to understand the foster care system better, join us for this hopeful introduction to foster care. We'll have a panel with people who will each tell their personal experiences with foster care. Live Q&A is available after the presentation.

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Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 23, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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Free

Parent Coaching:Practicing Re-dos

September 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Behavioral re-dos are a key to teaching new skills. A re-do is a chance for you child to do some thing right, be successful and be praised for it. This parenting strategy for children form a hard place can be a way to stay connected with your child, even when you are correcting. In this session we will discuss re-dos and how to incorporate them into your everyday life. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a small number of…

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Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

September 30, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Join our 6 week Fostering Hope support group as we transition our adoptive and foster kids from summer to online learning at home. Are you trying to juggle work and in-home learning with your kids? Are you struggling with behaviors due to the challenges with your kids attending virtual school? Meet with us on Wednesday nights from August 26 through September 30 to support each other through this time. We’ll connect, share successes and challenges, and more importantly encourage one…

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October 2020

$295

Trauma Competent Caregiver for Child Welfare Professionals

October 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - November 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Families who are caring for children who have experienced trauma need everyone on their team to understand their child and family dynamics. If you are a social worker, teacher, case manager or any other professional serving foster and adoptive families with children who have experienced trauma, this training is for you! In this training you will learn the science behind how trauma impacts the brain, body and behavior of a child, as well as practical strategies to help families heal…

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Free

Parent Coaching: Understanding Sensory Processing

October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Children who have experienced trauma early on can have trouble processing the sensory information they take in from the world around them. They can experience sound, touch, taste and sight information that quickly overwhelms them or might always be looking for this sensory information . These issues can be overwhelming for kids and can lead them to have difficulties learning or socializing. In this session we will learn the basics to understand sensory processing issues and the tools that can…

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Free

Introduction to Foster Care – October

October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There are many needs in the foster care system and you can play a valuable role in meeting those needs! Whether you are exploring how to foster, adopt, or if you just want to understand the foster care system better, join us for this hopeful introduction to foster care. We'll have a panel with people who will each tell their personal experiences with foster care. Live Q&A is available after the presentation.

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Parent Coaching: When Fear Bullies Your Child

October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fear bullies our children that come from a hard place. Learning strategies to maximize their sense of safety is essential for healing. Our parent coaching session are online trainings with a small number of participants. This week we will dive into understanding how fear impacts a child's behavior, causing them to respond with flight, fight or freeze and strategies that will help their brains relax, mature and grow. This is a great time to bring your specific questions as our…

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November 2020

Parent Coaching: Correcting Overwhelming Behaviors

November 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

As parents, we sometimes run out of strategies to help us correct our children's overwhelming behaviors. Power struggles can be the outcome of not having enough strategies for correcting out children. In this session we will explore the TBRI® strategies of Correcting to help us expand our tools. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a small number of participants. Bring your specific questions as our parent trainer will be able to give more one on one answers due to…

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Free

I Said Yes: An Introduction to Foster Care -Nov

November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Be confident in your next step! Learn more about the 5 Needs in the Foster Care Community and how you can play a vital role in caring for a child and family.  This presentation will provide statistics about the foster children and families of origin, and a high-level view of the organizations and agencies in the foster care system.  We will also share the basic process of how children come into care and how to become a foster or adoptive…

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December 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: Empowering Your Child through the Holiday Season

December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The holidays can be difficult for children who have experienced trauma. As a parent, you may be worried about your child's behavior when family visits or when they eat a little too much sweets. Or maybe this is the first time they get to celebrate with you family and you don't know what to expect or how to prepare. Join us for this session of parent coaching where we will discuss some things to consider when preparing your child and…

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Free

I Said Yes: An Introduction to Foster Care – December

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Be confident in your next step! Learn more about the 5 Needs in the Foster Care Community and how you can play a vital role in caring for a child and family.  This presentation will provide statistics about the foster children and families of origin, and a high-level view of the organizations and agencies in the foster care system.  We will also share the basic process of how children come into care and how to become a foster or adoptive…

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January 2021

Free

Parent Coaching: The Impact of Trauma on Development

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Trauma experienced in early childhood, delays development. As parents of children with trauma, we might not always understand the "why" behind our child's behavior. We might even catch ourselves thinking, "why don't you just act your age?" In this session we will take a closer look into how our children can be delayed in development and expereince emotional and behavioral issues due to trauma. Our parent coaching sessions are online trainings with a small number of participants. This is a…

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