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Connecting With Your Child While Correcting Behavior

Connecting with Your Child While Correcting Behavior introduces parents to strategies to use to help them feel connected to children while correcting difficult behaviors. Parents will learn how to connect while also understanding the child’s history and also empowering them in the process. After completing this training, participants will be able to: Participants will learn […]

Medically Complex 2022 Fall Annual Training Conference

This is a conference-style training event with three virtual sessions on August 26, 2022 (9:00am – 10:30am, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 1:00pm – 2:30pm), and in-person sessions on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm EDT. Conference Check-in for Saturday opens at 9:30 am EDT. This event will provide DCBS and PCP […]

Transracial Parenting: Ages 5-12

Transracial Parenting: Ages 5-12 explores the unique experiences of transracial families and examines developmental stages of racial identity development in elementary and middle school-aged children. It offers strategies to create an environment that is conducive to the formation of a positive identity, as well as strategies to help children develop coping skills and methods of […]

Creative Parenting: New Ways To Focus On Your Child

Creative Parenting: New Ways to Focus on Your Child is designed to help parents recognize the value of seeking to understand the meaning behind a child’s behavior. It explores the importance of creating time to connect with children one-on-one, modeling appropriate coping strategies, having consistent expectations, praising desirable behaviors, and redirecting challenging behavior. After completing […]

Learning To Communicate: Developing Social Skills

Learning to Communicate: Developing Social Skills will equip parents to understand the process of communicating with children, teaching children to communicate with adults and peers, and developing interpersonal social skills. It offers strategies and ideas to help parents and children communicate with each other more effectively and offers strategies to help children in care specifically. […]

Preventing Child Abuse: Types, Signs, And Symptoms

Preventing Child Abuse: Types, Signs & Symptoms will inform parents of the definition of child abuse and ways it can be prevented. It provides descriptions and statistics of different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms of each type of abuse. The training discusses the difference between discipline and punishment and strategies for abuse […]

Nurturing Parenting Building Self Worth In Children

Greetings foster/adoptive parents and caregivers! Becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent can present unique challenges, especially when the children involved have a complex history of trauma. The Foster Parent Training Program, housed at the UK TRC, is offering a virtual training series focused on equipping Foster/Adoptive parents and other caregivers with the information and tools […]

Keeping Your Kinship Child Safe Online

Raising kinship children in today’s world of technology with instant messaging and social media platforms can be very confusing and challenging for many Kinship caregivers.  Understanding how to monitor what children are doing online, set privacy guidelines, and supervise who they communicate with, is an essential part of keeping children safe online while allowing them […]

Positive Adoption Language: Part 1

Positive Adoption Language: Part 1 will discuss the power and impact of words and terminology related to adoption and foster care. This training will provide strategies to help parents reword common terms and misconceptions into positive language that is unique to foster care and adoption, such as working with birth families, facing diversity and society’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learning Your Child Has A Disability

Learning Your Child Has a Disability aims to help foster and adoptive parents understand the unique emotions of discovering or confirming a child in their care has a disability. This training will also offer tips and strategies to help foster and adoptive families cope with these feelings and challenges. After completing this training, participants will […]