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Trainings

  • All training sessions are FREE. Although our target audience is foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers, our training classes are open to everyone in the community including social workers, group home staff, family, and friends.
  • Due to the topic and nature of some of the classes, children/teens might not be permitted to sit in the classes. Please check the schedule carefully and plan your child care needs accordingly.
  • In order to receive a certificate for full training hours, participants must attend the entire training. Credit for partial training hours is not offered.

2017-2018 TRAINING CALENDAR

Download the 2017-2018 Training Calendar
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AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER 
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
JANUARY 
   FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
 MAY
JUNE
JULY

Training Locations & Child Care Information

COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY - MAP
251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Parking:
 Available in rear lot behind the building.  Wait for security guard to let you into the building.
Child care: 
NONE – If you bring children/teens to trainings they will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Due to the subject matter, children/teens may not be allowed to attend certain trainings.

FAMILY PARTNERSHIP CENTER - MAP
421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Parking: Available on the street and behind the building off High Street.  Enter building through the gate in the parking lot; room is on your left.
Child care: NONE – Children/teens are not allowed to sit in the training room. Due to the subject matter, children/teens may not be allowed to attend certain trainings.

MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE, EAST CAMPUS - MAP
435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, see training description for room number.
Parking: Thursday evening trainings require a $2 parking pass if parking in the Student Parking Lot, parking is not permitted in the Staff Parking lot. Saturday trainings do not require a parking pass and you are welcome to park in Student or Staff parking. 
Child care: NONE – If you bring children/teens to trainings they will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Due to the subject matter, children/teens may not be allowed to attend certain trainings.

Pre-Registration Information

Pre-Registration is not required for any of the training classes unless specifically indicated. To register for a class, click here or call (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.

JULY 2017

NO CLASSES IN JULY!

AUGUST 2017

Date: 9 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: NONE
Registration: Required by Monday, August 7th. To register, click here or call (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 19 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children & Teens (Children/teens not permitted)
  This session will discuss the impact of domestic violence on children and teens. Exposure to domestic violence affects children physically, emotionally and behaviorally. The class will explore ways to help kids feel safer and to heal.  Information about services provided by the Haven Women’s Center will also be presented.
Trainer: Janette Garcia, Haven Women’s Center 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Creating Positive Transitions
  This session will help caregivers create positive transitions for youth in their care. Caregivers will learn how to best prepare foster youth for transition between their home and a new foster placement, a relative placement, or a return to birth parents.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 26 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM (There will be a 45 min lunch break. Lunch is not provided.)
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Trust-Based Parenting 
  This six hour class offers in-depth training for caregivers of children with trauma-based behavioral issues. The class will introduce caregivers to the research and methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and her colleague Dr. David Cross, the founders of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. Dr. Purvis has coined the phrase "children from hard places" to describe children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or trauma in early development. The class will use the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) through problem-solving scenarios to provide practical skills to caregivers so they can build a stronger caregiver-child connection, which leads to better behavior.
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 28 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Trauma and Brain Development 
  Thanks to the help of modern technology, this class will examine "normal" brain development and gain insights into how the trauma of abuse impacts a child's brain and brain development. 
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.
Child Care: Limited, please see Training Locations & Information

SEPTEMBER 2017

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Date: 9 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175 
Topic: How Trauma Impacts Children  
  This class will explore the impact that trauma has on the children in foster care. All children who enter foster care experience trauma to some degree. The class will examine how trauma impacts children’s brain development, their behaviors, how they interact with the world, and what we can do to help them. 
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.  
Child Care: None
   
Date: 11 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Body Image and Self-Esteem in Children & Teens
  This class will focus on body image and self-esteem in children and teens. Learn about image and why self-image can be such a difficult issue for children/teens in foster care.  The class will include signs of body image problems and discuss eating disorders.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 13 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, September 11th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 16 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Parenting Children with Prenatal Drug Exposure
  This class will look at the long term effects of prenatal drug exposure on children. Discussion will focus on behaviors, parenting techniques, and what caregivers can expect, as well as realistic goals and treatment approaches.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 16 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: How to Talk to Kids about Foster Care and Adoption
  This class will provide caregivers with the tools to talk to children of different ages about foster care and adoption.  It is important for caregivers to know how to help children at different developmental levels understand foster care and/or adoption and to know how to answer questions that children might have.  Participants will learn how to use books, movies, and other tools for talking to children about foster care and adoption.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 18 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Special Education and IEP Advocacy  
  This training will highlight the topic of Special Education and focus on ways that foster parents and relatives can support their children through the educational system accommodations and supports program. Topics will include children having access to specialized services unique to their needs. Special Education service such as Student Study Teams (SST), 504 plans, Individual Education Plan (IEP) and how to navigate and understand these services will be presented. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT & Andrea Barnett, LCSW
Child Care: Limited, please see Training Locations & Information
   
Date: 21 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 135
Topic: Introduction to Transforming the Difficult Child
  The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) began as an approach to be used with intense children who had difficult behaviors and is now used worldwide with much success in home, school, and agency settings. NHA focuses on building Inner Wealth™ which leads to improved behaviors and relationships. In this two hour introduction, we will explore the basic premises of the Nurtured Heart Approach, leaving you with a heightened understanding of how to respond to challenging behaviors with intention and purpose and how to build stronger kids, from the inside out.
Trainer: Viviana Barajas, Nurtured Heart Approach Advanced Certified Trainer
Child Care: None
   
Date: 25 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Effects of Domestic Violence On Children – Spanish Training
Los Efectos de la Violencia Doméstica en los Niños y Adolescentes
  Esta clase le informara el impacto de violencia doméstica en los niños y adolescents. Exposicíon a la violencia doméstica afecta a los niños fisicamente, emocionalmente y  a su comportamiento: la clase explorara maneras de entender y ayudar a los niños a sentirse seguros y a sanar. 
Trainer: Maria Pasillas, MSC
Child Care: None

OCTOBER 2017

Download October Schedule

Date: 5, 12, 19 (Thursday) 
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 135
Topic: Transforming the Difficult Child Workshop 
This is a three-part series workshop.You must attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion, partial training hours will not be given.
  In this 3-part series, participants will be able to experience and practice the foundational concepts of the Nurtured Heart Approach®. Each class will build upon the other, increasing your skills in energizing the positive and bringing transformative changes within your family/relationships. The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) began as an approach to be used with intense children who had difficult behaviors and is now used worldwide with much success in home, school, and agency settings. NHA focuses on building Inner Wealth™ which leads to improved behaviors and relationships.
Trainer: Viviana Barajas, Nurtured Heart Approach Advanced Certified Trainer
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Tuesday, October 3rd. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number and the number of adults attending.
   
Date: 7 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): Awareness and Identification (Children/Teens are not permitted to attend.)
  The training will provide participants with an overview of CSEC and the psychological and social dynamics that contribute to the ongoing maltreatment of children and victimization of young people by sex traffickers. Key laws addressing human trafficking, particularly relating to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children will be reviewed. Factors influencing the supply and demand for CSEC will be reviewed. The training will provide information on complex trauma, with a focus on the life events and contributing factors that often lead to the sexual exploitation of a child. Participants will learn about how children in foster care are particularly vulnerable to being sexually exploited.  Care providers will be provided with tools to identify warning signs and indicators of CSEC involvement and learn how to identify and strengthen protective factors to prevent youth from involvement in CSEC. 
Trainer: Debbie Johnson, CEO of Without Permission
Child Care: None
Registration:   Required by Wednesday, October 4th. To register, click here or call  (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults  attending. 
   
Date: 9 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Attachment in Children 
  This class will introduce caregivers to Attachment Theory and examine typical behaviors and challenges that can present in children with attachment differences.
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT & Andrea Barnett, LCSW
Child Care: None
   
Date: 11 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts 
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options. 
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A. 
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, October 9th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 16 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: A Sensory World 
  This class offers insight and understanding about sensory issues that may make it difficult for a child to function at home and school. Caregivers will learn to recognize the difference between sensory problems and problem behaviors and how to help children overcome everyday struggles that hamper their success.
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Building Children's Emotional Intelligence
  Our ability to connect with others is a vital skill to teach children, particularly children who have experienced trauma. This class will examine attachment styles and learn ways to help children recognize emotion in others in order for them to have appropriate social interactions and build positive relationships. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: How to Advocate for Your Foster Children’s Education
  This session will help caregivers understand the importance of advocating for their foster children's education. Participants will learn how to be engaged in their foster children’s education and will become familiar with navigating the school system in order to assist in their children's educational goals.  The class will also discuss the importance of communication in this process and learn effective communication tools.
Trainer: Rosie Raya, M.Ed.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 23 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Parenting Teen Parents in Foster Care
  This class will discuss how to care for teen parents in foster care.  Learn what is your role and responsibilities to the teen parent and their children.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
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NOVEMBER 2017

Download November Schedule

Date: 4 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Foster Youth
  This class will provide caregivers with essential information needed to keep Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender foster youth both physically and emotionally safe in their care.  The class will cover definitions, how to help youth who may have questions about their sexual orientation or gender identity, how to be an ally, and address AB458, the Foster Care Non-Discrimination Act. 
Trainer: Debbie Adair 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 6 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)   
  The class will define and provide an understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children, including an exploration of the various subsets and behaviors related to this disorder. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT. & Andrea Barnett, LCSW 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 8 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, November 6th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 13 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Compassion Fatigue & Self Care 
  This session will help caregivers identify signs of potential burnout or compassion fatigue from the demands of parenting children in foster care.  Discussion will include how to prevent as well as recover from burn out through different methods of self-care. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 16 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 135
Topic: Internet Safety (Children/teens not permitted)
  The internet is a great resource, but caregivers need to know how to keep kids/teens safe.  This class will discuss the dangers of internet predators and the implementation of safety techniques.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.  
Child Care: None
   
Date: 18 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Depression & Substance Abuse in Children & Teens 
  This class will examine the symptoms, causes, risks, and incidence of depression as well as the types of treatments available.  Discussion will also include warning signs and prevention of suicide. Focus on substance abuse in teens will be discussed, as well as preventative measure, what to look for, and how to help your teen. This class will also look at the co-morbidity and risk of depression and substance abuse together. 
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 18 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Helping Children with Anger Management
  This class will provide caregivers with techniques they can use to help children and teens deal with anger issues and general frustrations.  Caregivers will learn signs to look for, where to get help, and steps to implement in order to encourage children to express their anger in positive and constructive manners.  Caregivers will also learn de-stressing strategies to help the children in their care and themselves.
Trainer: Cheryl Mitchell Welch, MBA
Child Care: None
   
Date: 27 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Compassion Fatigue & Self Care – Spanish Training
Compasión Fatiga y Autocuidado
  Esta sesión ayudará a los cuidadores a identificar possibles signos de agotamiento o fatiga de la compasión que generan las demandas de la crianza de niños en horares de cuidado temporal. La discusión incluirá cómo prevenir y recuperarse del agotamiento emocional a través de diferentes métodos de autocuidado. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None

DECEMBER 2017

Download December Schedule

Date: 2 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: What Resource Parents Should Know About Bullying 
  This session will give caregivers the skills to recognize the signs and behaviors of children who may be experiencing bullying in school, home, or in the community. This session will also provide caregivers assistance in identifying children who may be acting out as a bully and provide tools to help them.
  
Trainer: Rosie Raya, M.Ed. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 2 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Helping Children Build Resiliency
  Resilience is the ability to recover from traumatic events. Caregivers cannot fix all the hurts in their children’s lives, but they can foster their resiliency and give them the skills to heal. This class will examine resiliency and provide participants with the tools needed to help children become resilient. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT
Child Care: None
   
Date: 4 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Emotional First Aid 
  This training will focus on defining stress and the impact that it has on the body. It will introduce Emotional Freedom Technique and the ways that this intervention can be utilized to decrease anxiety. 
Trainer: Andrea Barnett, LCSW & Jeanette Lasater, M.S. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 9 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): Awareness and Identification (Children/Teens are not permitted to attend.)
  The training will provide participants with an overview of CSEC and the psychological and social dynamics that contribute to the ongoing maltreatment of children and victimization of young people by sex traffickers. Key laws addressing human trafficking, particularly relating to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children will be reviewed. Factors influencing the supply and demand for CSEC will be reviewed. The training will provide information on complex trauma, with a focus on the life events and contributing factors that often lead to the sexual exploitation of a child. Participants will learn about how children in foster care are particularly vulnerable to being sexually exploited.  Care providers will be provided with tools to identify warning signs and indicators of CSEC involvement and learn how to identify and strengthen protective factors to prevent youth from involvement in CSEC.
Trainer: Debbie Johnson, CEO of Without Permission
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Wednesday, December 6th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 11 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: You Can’t Build on Broken: Helping Children of Trauma Succeed
  This session will teach how to look at our foster children and their birth parents with empathy, understanding, and with a focus on strengths rather than failings.
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 13 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto 
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by MondayDecember 11th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 14 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 135
Topic: Grief & Loss
  Many children enter foster care in a state of grief over a multitude of losses they have experienced in their lives. This class will define and discuss the elements of grief and loss for children and help caregivers learn ways to support children going through this process. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT. & Andrea Barnett, LCSW 
Child Care: None 
   
Date: 18 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Understanding Permanency Options for Relatives  
  This class will help relative caregivers of children in foster care understand the different permanency options available for the children in their care.  It will help relatives better understand the differences between adoption, guardianship, and planned permanent living arrangement. 
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None

JANUARY 2018

Download January Schedule

Date: 8 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Trauma and Brain Development
  Thanks to the help of modern technology, this class will examine "normal" brain development and gain insights into how the trauma of abuse impacts a child's brain and brain development.
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 10 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, January 8th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 18 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 136
Topic: Preparing Foster Youth for Emancipation
  This session will help caregivers prepare the youth in their care for emancipation from the system.  We will discuss the key things youth need to know before leaving foster care and how caregivers can help.  We will also discuss the After 18 Program and how AB12 affects emancipation.
Trainer: Nick Konner, FKCE Director
Child Care: None
   
Date: 20 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Lifebooks: Making Connections 
  This class will teach caregivers about Lifebooks – what they are, how to make them and why they are important for children in foster care. You will have an opportunity to begin a lifebook for a child in your care or to add to one you have started.  Please bring pictures or items you would like to include in the lifebook to the training. 
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 22 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Special Education and IEP Advocacy
  This training will highlight the topic of Special Education and focus on ways that foster parents and relatives can support their children through the educational system accommodations and supports program. Topics will include children having access to specialized services unique to their needs. Special Education service such as Student Study Teams (SST), 504 plans, Individual Education Plan (IEP) and how to navigate and understand these services will be presented.
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT & Andrea Barnett, LCSW 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 27 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM (There will be a 45 min lunch break. Lunch is not provided.)
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) for Teens
  Developing a trusting relationship with any teenager can be a challenge.  For teens with trauma histories, it’s especially challenging for the both the teens and their caregivers. TBRI for Teens shows the remarkable results from the implementation of Trust-Based Parenting skills with youth ages 11-18.  TBRI is a trust-based and research-grounded intervention to meet the complex needs of children who have suffered trauma during early childhood. 
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 29 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Emotion and Impulse Control for Children – Spanish Training
Emoción y Control de Impulso para Niños
  Esta clase educará a los cuidadores sobre las fases de las emociones y cómo los niños pueden ser ayudados a autorregularse. La clase ayudará a los cuidadores a entender mejor el temperamento de su hijo y les enseñará pasos para ayudar a los niños pequeños a manejar sus emociones de una manera saludable, usando técnicas de resolución de problemas y control de impulsos. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None

FEBRUARY 2018

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Date: 5 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Creating Positive Transitions
  This session will help caregivers create positive transitions for youth in their care. Caregivers will learn how to best prepare foster youth for transition between their home and a new foster placement, a relative placement, or a return to birth parents.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 10 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: How Trauma Impacts Children
  This class will explore the impact that trauma has on the children in foster care. All children who enter foster care experience trauma to some degree. The class will examine how trauma impacts children’s brain development, their behaviors, how they interact with the world, and what we can do to help them.
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 12 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Anxiety Disorders in Children & Teens 
  This class will examine the symptoms, behaviors, and the types of anxiety disorders in children. The class will give parents an overview recognizing anxiety in children.   
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT & Andrea Barnett, LCSW
Child Care: None
   
Date: 14 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, February 12th. To register,click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 24 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: MJC East Campus – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Parenting Children with Prenatal Drug Exposure 
  This class will look at the long term effects of prenatal drug exposure on children. Discussion will focus on behaviors, parenting techniques, and what caregivers can expect, as well as realistic goals and treatment approaches.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 24 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Building Children's Emotional Intelligence
  Our ability to connect with others is a vital skill to teach children, particularly children who have experienced trauma. This class will examine attachment styles and learn ways to help children recognize emotion in others in order for them to have appropriate social interactions and build positive relationships. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT
Child Care: None
   
Date: 26 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Roles, Rights, & Responsibilities of Resource Parents – Spanish Training
Roles, Derechos y Responsabilidades de Padres de Recursos
 
  Esta clase se enfocara en los roles, derechos y responsabilidades de proveedores de cuidado en el sistema de padres de crianza.  Les informara a los padres de crianza sus derechos legales referentes a temas médicos, educacionales y el sistema de la corte. 
Trainer: Maria Pasillas, MSC
Child Care: None

MARCH 2018

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Date: 3 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM (There will be a 45 min lunch break. Lunch is not provided.)
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Trust-Based Parenting
  This six hour class offers in-depth training for caregivers of children with trauma-based behavioral issues. The class will introduce caregivers to the research and methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and her colleague Dr. David Cross, the founders of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. Dr. Purvis has coined the phrase "children from hard places" to describe children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or trauma in early development. The class will use the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) through problem-solving scenarios to provide practical skills to caregivers so they can build a stronger caregiver-child connection, which leads to better behavior. A free copy of the book "The Connected Child", authored by Dr. Purvis & Dr. Cross, will be given to participants.
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 5 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: A Sensory World
  This class offers insight and understanding about sensory issues that may make it difficult for a child to function at home and school. Caregivers will learn to recognize the difference between sensory problems and problem behaviors and how to help children overcome everyday struggles that hamper their success.
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 10 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC): Awareness and Identification (Children/Teens are not permitted to attend.)
  The training will provide participants with an overview of CSEC and the psychological and social dynamics that contribute to the ongoing maltreatment of children and victimization of young people by sex traffickers. Key laws addressing human trafficking, particularly relating to Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children will be reviewed. Factors influencing the supply and demand for CSEC will be reviewed. The training will provide information on complex trauma, with a focus on the life events and contributing factors that often lead to the sexual exploitation of a child. Participants will learn about how children in foster care are particularly vulnerable to being sexually exploited.  Care providers will be provided with tools to identify warning signs and indicators of CSEC involvement and learn how to identify and strengthen protective factors to prevent youth from involvement in CSEC. 
Trainer: Debbie Johnson, CEO of Without Permission 
Child Care: None
 Registration: Required by Wednesday, March 8th. To register, click here or call (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 12 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Parenting Difficult Behaviors 
  This session will discuss difficult child behaviors and how caregivers can set limits and utilize positive reinforcement tools. 
Trainer: Alison French, M.A. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 14 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, March 12th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 17 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Helping Children Build Resiliency 
  Resilience is the ability to recover from traumatic events. Caregivers cannot fix all the hurts in their children’s lives, but they can foster their resiliency and give them the skills to heal. This class will examine resiliency and provide participants with the tools needed to help children become resilient. 
Trainer: Bernadet Betyaghoub, LMFT
Child Care: None
   
Date: 17 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Early Childhood Development 
  This class will educate caregivers on the five areas of development (physical, emotional, cognitive, social and creative) in infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The class will also help caregivers learn how to support their child’s development in each developmental area in order to help the child become well-rounded and healthy.
Trainer: Kendra Dominguez 
Child Care: None 
   
Date: 19 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Trauma & Brain Development – Spanish Training
Trauma y Desarrollo del Cerebro
  Esta clase examinará el desarrollo cerebral "normal" y obtendrá información sobre cómo el trauma del abuso afecta el desarrollo del cerebro y del cerebro de un niño. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None

APRIL 2018

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Date: 7 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Foster Youth 
  This class will provide caregivers with essential information needed to keep Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender foster youth both physically and emotionally safe in their care.  The class will cover definitions, how to help youth who may have questions about their sexual orientation or gender identity, how to be an ally, and address AB458, the Foster Care Non-Discrimination Act.
Trainer: Debbie Adair 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 9 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Internet Safety (Children/teens not permitted) 
  The internet is a great resource, but caregivers need to know how to keep kids/teens safe.  This class will discuss the dangers of internet predators and the implementation of safety techniques.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 11 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, April 9th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 12, 19, & 26 (Thursday) This is a three-part series workshop. 
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 136
Topic: Transforming the Difficult Child Workshop
This is a three-part series workshopYou must attend all three sessions to receive a certificate of completion, partial training hours will not be given.
  In this 3-part series, participants will be able to experience and practice the foundational concepts of the Nurtured Heart Approach®. Each class will build upon the other, increasing your skills in energizing the positive and bringing transformative changes within your family/relationships. The Nurtured Heart Approach® (NHA) began as an approach to be used with intense children who had difficult behaviors and is now used worldwide with much success in home, school, and agency settings. NHA focuses on building Inner Wealth™ which leads to improved behaviors and relationships.
Trainer: Viviana Barajas, Nurtured Heart Approach Advanced Certified Trainer 
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Tuesday, April 10th. To register click here or call (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number and the number of adults attending.
   
Date: 16 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Emotional First Aid 
  This training will focus on defining stress and the impact that it has on the body. It will introduce Emotional Freedom Technique and the ways that this intervention can be utilized to decrease anxiety.
Trainer: Andrea Barnett, LCSW & Jeanette Lasater, M.S.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: How to Advocate for Your Foster Children’s Education
  This session will help caregivers understand the importance of advocating for their foster children's education. Participants will learn how to be engaged in their foster children’s education and will become familiar with navigating the school system in order to assist in their children's educational goals.  The class will also discuss the importance of communication in this process and learn effective communication tools.
Trainer: Rosie Raya, M.Ed.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Modesto Junior College – 435 College Avenue, Modesto, Founders Hall, Room 175
Topic: Anxiety Disorders and PTSD in Foster Youth
  This class will examine the symptoms, causes, risks, and incidence of anxiety disorders in children.  It will examine the various types of anxiety disorders and how to recognize the difference between anxiety and ADHD. The class will also examine the symptoms, causes, risks, and incidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in foster children, as well as the types of treatments available.
Trainer: Alison French, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 23 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Effects of Domestic Violence On Children – Spanish Training 
Los Efectos de la Violencia Doméstica en los Niños y Adolescentes
  Esta clase le informara el impacto de violencia doméstica en los niños y adolescents. Exposicíon a la violencia doméstica afecta a los niños fisicamente, emocionalmente y  a su comportamiento: la clase explorara maneras de entender y ayudar a los niños a sentirse seguros y a sanar.
Trainer: Maria Pasillas, MSC
Child Care: None
   
Date: 30 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: You Can’t Build on Broken: Helping Children of Trauma Succeed 
  This session will teach how to look at our foster children and their birth parents with empathy, understanding, and with a focus on strengths rather than failings.
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S.
Child Care: None

MAY 2018

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Date: 7 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Compassion Fatigue & Self Care 
  This session will help caregivers identify signs of potential burnout or compassion fatigue from the demands of parenting children in foster care.  Discussion will include how to prevent as well as recover from burn out through different methods of self-care. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 9 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto 
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A. 
Child Care:  None
Registration: Required by Monday, May 7th. To register, click here or call(209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending.
   
Date: 12 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Body Image and Self-Esteem in Children & Teens
  This class will focus on body image and self-esteem in children and teens. Learn about image and why self-image can be such a difficult issue for children/teens in foster care.  The class will include signs of body image problems and discuss eating disorders. 
Trainer: Alison French, M.A. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 14 (Monday) 
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto 
Topic: Adoptions Through Foster Care 
  This class will provide information and answer questions about adopting children through the foster care system.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A. 
Child Care: None 
   
Date: 19 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM (There will be a 45 min lunch break. Lunch is not provided.)
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Trust-Based Parenting
  This six hour class offers in-depth training for caregivers of children with trauma-based behavioral issues. The class will introduce caregivers to the research and methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and her colleague Dr. David Cross, the founders of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. Dr. Purvis has coined the phrase "children from hard places" to describe children who have experienced abuse, neglect, abandonment and/or trauma in early development. The class will use the Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) through problem-solving scenarios to provide practical skills to caregivers so they can build a stronger caregiver-child connection, which leads to better behavior. 
Trainer: Bill Meenk, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 21 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Grief & Loss – Spanish Training
Perdida y Duelo 
  Esta clase se enfocara en entender la perdida y duelo en los niños/adolescentes y proveedores de cuidado. La clase definirá síntomas de la  perdida y duelo y le proveerá a los padres de crianza maneras para manejar no nada más el duelo de los niños/adolescentes si no también el duelo personal. 
Trainer: Maria Pasillas,  MSC
Child Care: None

JUNE 2018

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Date: 4 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities of Resource Parents
  This class will address the roles, rights and responsibilities of caregivers in the foster care system. It will include the legal rights of caregivers regarding medical and educational issues and in the court system.
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A.
Child Care: None
   
Date: 9 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Effects of Domestic Violence on Children & Teens (Children/teens not permitted)
  This session will discuss the impact of domestic violence on children and teens. Exposure to domestic violence affects children physically, emotionally and behaviorally. The class will explore ways to help kids feel safer and to heal.  Information about services provided by the Haven Women’s Center will also be presented.
Trainer: Janette Garcia, Haven Women’s Center
Child Care: None
   
Date: 11 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: The Impact of Attachment Styles in Foster Care and Adoption 
  This class will examine attachment styles - how people do or don't connect to others.  The class will look at how we get our attachment styles and how that impacts our relationships with the children in our care.  Helping children heal comes through our relationships with them and our attachment styles impact that healing process. 
Trainer: Jerry Johnson, M.S. 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 13 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Foster Care Nuts & Bolts 
  This class is for recently approved resource parents who have received their first placement. The purpose of the training is to provide resource parents with information to enhance their parenting skills. Participants will learn what to expect from their social worker, how to navigate the court process, and the effects of child abuse and neglect on children’s development. They will also learn about their roles, rights and responsibilities as resource parents. Information will be provided on how to access health and educational services, relationships and child safety issues including contact with biological parents, and permanency options. 
Trainer: Sheryl Dickson, M.A. 
Child Care: None
Registration: Required by Monday, June 11th. To register, click here or call (209) 575-6688. Please provide your name, phone number, and number of adults attending. 
   
Date: 16 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Early Childhood Development  
  This class will educate caregivers on the five areas of development (physical, emotional, cognitive, social and creative) in infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The class will also help caregivers learn how to support their child’s development in each developmental area in order to help the child become well-rounded and healthy. 
Trainer: Kendra Dominguez 
Child Care: None
   
Date: 16 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Community Services Agency – 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto
Topic: Let's Talk About Sex: How to Talk So Kids Will Listen 
   
Trainer: Cheryl Mitchell Welch, MBA
Child Care: None
   
Date: 18 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Family Partnership Center – 421 E. Morris Avenue, Modesto
Topic: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Spanish Training
Trastorno de Estrés Postraumático (TEPT)
  Esta clase examinará los síntomas, las causas, los riesgos y la incidencia del trastorno de estrés postraumático en niños y adolescentes, así como los tipos de tratamientos disponibles. La discusión también incluirá información sobre los diversos tipos de trauma, cómo el trauma afecta a niños y adolescentes, cómo el trauma afecta el cerebro, y cómo criar a un niño o un adolescente con TEPT. 
Trainer: Guadalupe Larios-Garcia, LCSW 
Child Care: None

JULY 2018

 NO CLASSES IN JULY! 
 

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