February Trainings

February Trainings

Embracing Normalcy for Children and Youth in Care – we all need a better understanding of normalcy for youth in care, what that means, and how to provide it for the kids in our care.

2/3 – 2/16

Emergency Foster Care Training – always a need for emergency and crisis homes!

2/3 – 2/16

Strategies for Managing Sexualized Behaviors – a tough subject, but one that can make the difference for the child in your home staying in your home.  Please consider this training as being proactive if you aren’t experiencing these behaviors because you never know when that next child will…

2/3 – 3/2

Transitions in Adolescent Development – this training is in jeopardy of not running.  How many youth are out there in homes?  Do we all know about adolescent development, especially when trauma is in the mix?  Please consider this training even if you have young kids in your home – they will eventually become adolescents!!!

2/3 – 3/2

Caring for Children with Developmental Disabilities – new online.  This training covers all the aspects of the basics of understanding developmental disabilities.  Kids in care are more likely to come into your home with a dd – be prepared to help.

2/10 – 2/23

Introduction to Special Education – new online.  Another great training to help the child in your home.  This updated training also addresses new aspects of special education that you need to know, your role, the birth parent, the team.

2/10 – 2/23

Human Trafficking: What Caregivers Need to Know – we ALL need this training as this is a real problem and is here in New Hampshire.  Looking for something you haven’t taken before, consider this important class.

2/10 – 3/9

Communicable and Infectious Diseases – do you know what to do during cold and flu season to keep you, your family, and the kids in your home safe and healthy?  This training is for you!  Many other communicable and infectious diseases are covered.

2/10 – 3/9

The Unique Needs of Adolescents and their Caregivers – this 3 hour training presents information to help you understand more about what caring for an adolescent means.  All little kids become adolescents – be prepared.

2/17 – 2/23

Understanding Birth Families – we ALL need to understand how to work with birth families if that is possible.  This training assists you in that effort for the benefit of all involved – the child, you, your family, the birth family.

2/17 – 3/16

Promoting Healthy Eating Habits in Children – did you know that eating disorders sometimes come with children who have experienced trauma?  Learn about healthy eating, and how to help the kids in your care with meal planning, healthy choices, and other issues related to eating.

2/17 – 3/16

Autism Spectrum Disorders – back by popular demand.  Do you really know if the child in your care is on the spectrum?  Be prepared!

2/24 – 3/23

Attachment: A Child’s Ability to Connect – all caregivers need this important training.  Attachment is a huge issue to understand in order to help kids in care.

2/24 – 3/23

How RPPS Defines Normalcy: Haircuts, School Trips, and More – a MUST for all foster parents.  Take it now and have your questions answered.

2/24 – 3/9

Understanding Developmental Disabilities – this is an advanced training on developmental disabilities.  It is offered for those with kids in their homes with dd.  Learn what developmental disabilities really are and how to care for these children​.

2/24 – 3/23

REGISTER AT:  http://etp.granite.edu/schedule/cot

Register NOW to avoid class cancellations.

 

 

Gail

Gail S. Thomas

Training Specialist

 

Education and Training Partnership

Granite State College

117 Pleasant St., Dolloff Building
Concord, NH  03301

http://etp.granite.edu

 

603-540-5007