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June 2020

Free

Summer Slide Support

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Summer vacation is often a time where parents feel overwhelmed and in need of more support. Parents have reported feeling more isolated with the added stress of Covid-19 during this time and less able to parent in a connected, trauma informed way. Summer Slide Support is a 6-week intensive support group for foster and adoptive parents. In this group you will have the opportunity to meet with other parents who foster and adopt , have a short time to review…

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Free

Fostering Hope’s Church Ministry Development

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Especially during these uncertain times, we cannot stop all the tragedies in families, but we can have a plan in place to support children and families who enter into the foster care system. Fostering Hope can equip your church to build a ministry that will serve and lead in foster care. We can help your church build family resiliency. Family is the primary source of healing for the hurting child and families look to their church community for inspiration and…

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Summer Slide Support

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Summer vacation is often a time where parents feel overwhelmed and in need of more support. Parents have reported feeling more isolated with the added stress of Covid-19 during this time and less able to parent in a connected, trauma informed way. Summer Slide Support is a 6-week intensive support group for foster and adoptive parents. In this group you will have the opportunity to meet with other parents who foster and adopt , have a short time to review…

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July 2020

Free

Summer Slide Support

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Summer vacation is often a time where parents feel overwhelmed and in need of more support. Parents have reported feeling more isolated with the added stress of Covid-19 during this time and less able to parent in a connected, trauma informed way. Summer Slide Support is a 6-week intensive support group for foster and adoptive parents. In this group you will have the opportunity to meet with other parents who foster and adopt , have a short time to review…

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August 2020

Free

Community Resilience: Being Trauma Informed

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

We are joining our friends at Tex Protects for this webinar! Studies show there are correlations between trauma and mental or behavioral health. Understanding how trauma impacts an individuals body, brain, and behavior has the power to transform our responses and work with those that we serve. In this webinar, we will examine the fundamentals of trauma's impact and what it means for organizations and communities. This introduction will provide information regarding the emerging science of trauma-informed care and how…

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Free

Parent Coaching: Helping My Child Be Successful at Remote Learning

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

There are some practical strategies you can implement to help your child with the transition to learn remotely this fall. In this session we will learn about how a child's stress system might be operating durig these uncertain times and the strategies parents can implement to help their child's brain relax and be able to learn at home. Our parent coaching sessions are workshops with a small number of participants. Bring your specific questions as our parent trainer will be…

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Free

Foster and Adoptive Parent Back-To-School Support Group

August 26 @ 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: Prioritizing Connection

August 27 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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:Practicing Re-dos

September 24 @ 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 @ 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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October 2020

Free

Parent Coaching: Understanding Sensory Processing

October 8 @ 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 @ 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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