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August 2022

Free

Healthy Home Coach Interest Meeting

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 3003 Northland Dr.
Austin, TX 78757 United States

Give parents what they needed and missed a generation ago. Become a Healthy Home Coach for a parent who needs the relational support to parent their child and create a healthy home. As a coach, you will be a part of an outstanding team including counselors, case managers, attorneys, and judges. Your role is clear: walk alongside a parent as they transform their life for the sake of their children. Fostering Hope will be right there with you providing guidance and resources as…

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Free

Compassion Building: Part 1

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Helping All Children Feel Safe. This 2-hour (online) training is designed with Children's Ministry leaders and volunteers in mind but is helpful for anyone working with children from hard places. This training will help equip those involved in children's ministry (from pastors to volunteers) in understanding how difficult life situations, like family dysfunction and divorce, can impact one's present behaviors and needs. This will help you begin to explore how to start creating safe spaces in your church in a…

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September 2022

$30

Fostering Hope Babysitting Certification Training September 2022

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

We are so glad you have decided to support foster families and children in your community! It's been too long, time to get together and build connections. Our September event will be offered in person on a weekday! We hope helps us accommodate those individuals who cannot attend our typical Saturday training. Participating Agencies: Arrow, Angelheart, CPS, Circles of Care, Depelchin, Divinity Family Services, Giocosa, Helping Hand Home, Pathways, PCHAS, SAFE, Settlement Home, STARRY and Upbring This training is for…

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Free

Compassion Building: Part 2

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Compassion Building Part 2: The Why Behind Behaviors. This 1-hour virtual training is for anyone serving vulnerable people and children. Churches are places where everyone is welcome, no matter their history. In order to best serve those who have experienced adversity, Churches must implement safe practices into their programs by being aware that many people have experienced hard situations that now impacts their reactions and behaviors in day to day life. This training will help ministry leaders learn about the…

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Free

Compassion Building: Part 2 (In Person)

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Come join us on your way home from work. This 1-hour training is for anyone serving vulnerable people and children. Compassion Building: Part 2 " The Why Behind Behaviors". Churches are places where everyone is welcome, no matter their history. In order to best serve those who have experienced adversity, Churches must implement safe practices into their programs by being aware that many people have experienced hard situations that now impacts their reactions and behaviors in day-to-day life. This training…

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October 2022

Free

Compassion Building: Part 3 (Virtual)

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Compassion Building: Part 3 - Helping Foster and Adoptive Families. This 2-hour training is designed for friends and families of foster/adopt/kinship families. Do you know a child who has experienced trauma? Maybe you are not his parent, but you are his grandparent, teacher, babysitter, or friend of the family. This training is for those who are wishing to understand the children they love and want practical tips to engage with the child better as well as support the family of…

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Free

Compassion Building: Part 3 (In Person)

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Compassion Building: Part 3 "Helping Foster and Adoptive Families." This 2-hour training is designed for friends and families of foster/adopt/kinship families. Do you know a child who has experienced trauma? Maybe you are not his parent, but you are his grandparent, teacher, babysitter, or friend of the family. This training is for those who are wishing to understand the children they love and want practical tips to engage with the child better as well as support the family of the…

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Free

Compassion Building: Part 3 (In person)

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fostering Hope Family Center, 13300 Pond Springs Road
Austin, TX 78729 United States

Compassion Building: Part 3 "Helping Foster and Adoptive Families." Join us on the way home from work. This 2-hour training is designed for friends and families of foster/adopt/kinship families. Do you know a child who has experienced trauma? Maybe you are not his parent, but you are his grandparent, teacher, babysitter, or friend of the family. This training is for those who are wishing to understand the children they love and want practical tips to engage with the child better…

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