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UK Appreciation Day

Gatton Student Center 160 Ave of Champions, Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky employees are invited to attend the 2022 UK Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at the Gatton Student Center (GSC). This year’s event will take place outside, weather permitting. If the weather does not permit, it will take place inside the GSC. Supervisors are encouraged to adjust schedules accordingly without requiring leave to […]

Internet Safety

The Internet Safety training explores questions caregivers often have related to internet safety. It examines recommended guidelines for internet access and usage among children. It provides resources related to parental controls designed to monitor internet usage and offers strategies for discussing internet safety with children and youth.  After completing this training, participants will be able to:  Discuss safe internet use with children.   Utilize tools to monitor internet use.   ASK-VIP trainings are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents. […]

ASK-VIP Support Group With Tim & Amanda

ASK-VIP Support Groups are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents in an inclusive, safe, and compassionate environment. They are led by seasoned facilitators who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption. If you’re seeking an opportunity to share resources, suggestions, frustrations and successes with those who share the unique experience […]

Teaching Growth Mindset To Children

Teaching Growth Mindset to Children introduces parents to the two types of mindsets and how beneficial it is for parents to help their children develop a growth mindset.  This training will also cover a step-by-step outline for how to teach growth mindset to children over a four week period. After completing this training, participants will: learn […]

Understanding And Coping With Sensory Processing Challenges

Understanding and Coping with Sensory Processing Challenges provides parents with tools to engage and work with children who display sensory processing challenges. Parents will learn what Sensory Processing Disorder is and become familiar with the various sensory systems. After completing this training, participants will be able to: Understand types of sensory differences Identify strategies that help […]

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KIN VIP Caring For Teens Peer Support Group With Valerie Lebanion

Caring for Teens in Kinship is a new KIN VIP Support Group offering for caregivers who are caring for teenagers in kinship care. This group will focus on caring for teenage youth placed in relative and fictive kin care and will explore topics related to day-to-day caretaking, communication, relationship-building, discipline approaches, and support for children […]

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew will equip foster and adoptive parents to understand the thoughts and feelings children who are adopted may experience. It offers strategies and ideas to help parents be prepared for unique situations that may occur as their children grow and mature. By being prepared for various scenarios parents will be able to […]

Medically Complex Join Hands Together Virtual Training

This training will take place via virtual live Zoom meeting. Participants will be required to have a laptop or tablet with reliable internet connection to participate in the live, interactive training. Participants will be asked to utilize camera and microphone capabilities, and will be asked to participate using chat features, Q&A and polls. This is […]

Bullying

Bullying provides parents an overview of bullying behaviors that children, teens and young adults may encounter and the effects it has on children, youth and society as a whole. This training also provides strategies to help prevent and intervene if bullying is suspected, or what to do if you suspect your child is exhibiting bullying behavior.  After completing this training, participants will be […]

Healthy Boundaries In Teenage Relationships

Healthy Boundaries in Teenage Relationships explores healthy and unhealthy dating behaviors. It is designed to assist caregivers in identifying warning signs that a teen may be involved in an abusive dating relationship and provides suggestions for talking to teens and/or their friends who find themselves involved in such relationships.  After completing this training, participants will be able to:  Identify signs that a teen is being abused in a […]

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a training that explores what cyberbullying entails, warning signs that a child may be a victim of it, and its harmful effects. Statistics on cyberbullying are examined and reasons for cyberbullying behavior in children and youth are discussed. Strategies designed to protect children and youth from becoming a victim of cyberbullying are provided.    After completing this training, participants will be able to:  Identify the signs of a child, teen or […]

ASK-VIP Support Group with Sheila

ASK-VIP Support Groups are expressly designed to meet the needs of foster and adoptive parents in an inclusive, safe, and compassionate environment. They are led by seasoned facilitators who have lived experiences with fostering and adoption. If you’re seeking an opportunity to share resources, suggestions, frustrations and successes with those who share the unique experience […]