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September 2021

Free

The Impact of Trauma on a Child’s Behavior

September 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Trauma experienced in early childhood can lead to frustrating behaviors in children. 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 experience overwhelming behaviors due to trauma. Our parent coaching sessions are online trainings with a small number of participants.…

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$20

Foster Care Babysitting Training

September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Participating Agencies:  Arrow, Angelheart, CPS, Circles of Care, Depelchin, Divinity Family Services, Giocosa, Helping Hand Home, Pathways, PCHAS, SAFE, Settlement Home, STARRY and Upbring We are so glad you have decided to support foster families and children!  You don't want to miss out!  Please read through all the FAQs below before registering. This training is for those who are 21+ looking to offer short-term childcare (up to 72 hours) for licensed foster families in the Greater Austin area. There will…

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Free

I Said Yes! An Introduction to Foster Care

September 16, 2021 @ 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

Avoiding Meltdowns Through Proactive Correction

September 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

As parents, we can run out of strategies to help us correct our children's overwhelming behaviors. Proactively correcting the patterned behavior our children express can help reduce our frustration, as parents. In this session, we will explore the TBRI® Strategies of Correcting to help us expand our parenting 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 the…

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$25

How to Lead Challenged Teens

September 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dirigo Collaborative, 1615 Scottsdale Dr, Suite 200A
Leander, TX 78641 United States

A Trauma-Informed Care Training for those who work with the next generation. Having a trauma-informed lens is essential when working with those who have experienced trauma. A trauma-informed program considers one’s whole story and creates a safe atmosphere where every individual can learn, heal, and receive nurturing care. In this training, participants will learn how trauma impacts one’s brain, body, and behavior as well as strategies to help with the overwhelming behaviors and emotions of those who have experienced trauma.…

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October 2021

Free

Partner with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

October 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster and adoption ministries. This session will share the ministry development plan and what the first step for your church to be a part of the…

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$75

Trauma Competent Caregiver Training

October 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 13, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
United Way 911 S Broadway Ave Tyler, TX 75701, United Way 911 S Broadway Ave
Tyler, Texas 75701

We will lead a deep dive with our friends from The Fostering Collective in Tyler, Texas! Join us as we learn about how trauma affects the brain, body and belief system of a child and how, as caregivers, can bring hope and healing to the children we care for. This 2 day training will equip parents, teachers, and other professionals to: understand the impact of trauma, especially interpersonal trauma; recognize behaviors coming from trauma; how to respond to big emotions and…

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Free

Connecting with My Child: Trauma’s Impact on Attachment

October 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Trauma experienced in early childhood can impact a child's relational patterns. Connection is the primary source of healing for children from a hard place. Many times a child's history has taught them to protect themselves from connection. In this session, we will review how attachment style is formed in early childhood and practical strategies to foster connection and attachment with a child, no matter their history. Our parent coaching sessions are online trainings with a small number of participants. This…

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Free

I Said Yes! An Introduction to Foster Care

October 21, 2021 @ 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

Can She Handle The Truth? Talking to My Child About Her Story

October 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Many times kids from a hard place have hard questions about their story. It is crucial that we are able to help them process their story. As parents of children with trauma, we might find it hard to talk to our children about their difficult story. We might find ourselves wondering if we will retraumatize them or hurt them by talking about it. The truth is, many times, they are already thinking about their story and we must create a…

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November 2021

$10

Connecting with a Child From a Hard Place

November 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for the next training in collaboration with Foster Love Bell County. Connection is such a healing agent for children from a hard place. In this training, we will learn how connection can be healing for a child that has experienced trauma and practical strategies to help us, as caregivers, stay connected to children when they have overwhelming behaviors and emotions. Come to learn more about the TBRI® Connection Strategies for children from a hard place in our third…

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Free

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster and adoption ministries. This session will share the ministry development plan and what the first step for your church to be a part of the…

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Free

Empowering Your Child Through the Holiday Season

November 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The holidays can be difficult for children who have experienced early childhood adversity. As a parent, you may be worried about your child's behavior when family visits or when they eat a little too many sweets. Join us for this session of parent support where we will discuss some things to consider when preparing your child and planning for the holiday season. Our parent support sessions are online trainings with a small number of participants. This is a great time…

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Free

I Said Yes! An Introduction to Foster Care

November 11, 2021 @ 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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$10

TBRI® Connecting through Correction

November 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come to learn more about the TBRI® Connection Strategies for children from a hard place in our third training of this series as we examine our responses to undesired behavior as caregivers. The training is an online event. Certificates will be provided for foster parents for CEU credits.

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December 2021

$12

TBRI® for Teens (Virtual)

December 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This training will be offered via Zoom. Date & Time: Thursday, December 9th from 9:30-12:30 The teenage years can be a difficult transition for adolescents & the adults that love them. With all the stress the world puts on our teens ... we want to make sure their safe space is with us while still helping them develop into healthy attached adults ... no matter how long we have them! So what does it look like to be a safe…

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$20

Foster Care Babysitting Training – December (Virtual)

December 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Our December event will now be OFFERED VIRTUALLY! *Content Warning// The topics covered throughout the training can be difficult to learn about as we walk with children who have experienced trauma. We encourage participants to be consious of their own needs, experiances and encourage taking breaks or seeking support when necessary. If you have any concerns or questions prior to registration, please contact us at [email protected] Participating Agencies:  Arrow, Angelheart, CPS, Circles of Care, Depelchin, Divinity Family Services, Giocosa, Helping…

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Free

Partnering with Fostering Hope for Ministry Development

December 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a foster and adoption ministry that will serve and lead in the foster care community. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and direction. Fostering Hope will describe their plans to support 150 foster and adoption ministries. This session will share the ministry development plan and what the first step for your church to be a part of the…

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January 2022

$10

Correcting with Connection – TBRI® Correction Principles

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for the next training in collaboration with Foster Love Bell County. Come to learn more about the TBRI® Connection Strategies for children from a hard place in our third training of this series as we examine our responses to undesired behavior as caregivers. The training is an online event. Certificates will be provided for foster parents for CEU credits.

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Free

TBRI® for Teens: Correction

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this Parent Support Session, we will look deeper into how to incorporate the correction strategies from TBRI®for teens. Correction is about looking at the need behind the behavior and meeting that need. We might believe our teen has the same skills as their peers, but because trauma impacts development, we will have to teach those skills to them. Many times, correction begins with setting our bar where they can be successful. Join other parents who are also navigating the…

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