Fall Institute is a Poverty Simulation which is such a powerful tool in understanding some of the daily obstacles our children and families face when living in poverty. If you have a chance to attend, please do so. Not only is it great information that will help you in working with your families, but its… Read More »Fall Institute: Poverty Simulation with Dr. Ruby Payne
The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition is hosting a former foster youth as she shares her story. After a decade in the foster care system, Trisha beat the odds to become a successful business woman, community representative, writer, advocate and mentor. Hear her inspiring story of how she has learned to turn challenges into positive… Read More »Community Training: Accept the Challenge: Former Foster Youth Shares Her Story
Join Mary Mogg, MSW from Home State Health as she shares all the benefits and resources available to youth in foster care through the Show Me Healthy Kids (SMHK) Health Insurance. RSVP to email@example.com by 11/10/2023.
Join the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition as they address big behaviors. Youth who have experienced trauma often have behaviors that can be frustrating and challenging to manage. In general, traditional parenting techniques are not effective, leaving care providers baffled and overwhelmed. This training will address three behaviors which seem to confound parents the most:… Read More »Community Training: Big Behaviors: Understanding and Managing Lying, Stealing & Meltdowns
The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition is hosting a training on Show Me Healthy Kids. Show Me Healthy Kids (Home State Health) Provides coordinated medical and behavioral health care services for youth who are in DSS custody (foster care and DYS), former foster children, and for individuals receiving adoption and guardianship subsidy. Did you know:… Read More »Community Training: Show Me Healthy Kids: An Evening With Home State Health
National CASA prepared this training to focus on improving outcomes for youth ages 14 and older in foster care. Join us to learn about your role in preparing your older youth for independence and success. Please note that this training is highly recommended for CASA volunteers working with youth ages 14 and older, especially those… Read More »FOSTERING FUTURES TRAINING
The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition is hosting a Know Your Rights, Know Your Role training to help inform foster parents and other child welfare teammates of the rights of foster parents. Understanding the foster care system can be challenging and overwhelming while foster parents are also providing care to children who’ve experienced trauma. Often… Read More »Community Training: Know Your Rights, Know Your Role
Our next quarterly CASA Book Club meeting will be on Monday 11/20/2023 at 5:30PM. We will be discussing Children of the State: Stories of Survival and Hope in the Juvenile Justice System by Jeff Hobbs. To learn more about the book, click HERE.
Prevent+Ed is hosting a virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid training. YMHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth… Read More »COMMUNITY TRAINING: YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING (Virtual)
The Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition is hosting this training to discuss the complex impact of secondary traumatic stress. It describes risk factors for and signs of secondary traumatic stress as well as prevention and self-care. This course is intended for anyone who works directly with the child welfare populations such as resource parents or… Read More »Community Training: Secondary Traumatic Stress
Prevent+Ed is hosting a virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid training. MHFA is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth… Read More »COMMUNITY TRAINING: YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING (Blended)
In place of our monthly CASA Coffee Meeting, we are hosting a Christmas party for all of our volunteers! Come join the CASA Staff for some holiday cheer! Drinks, appetizers and Christmas Sweater Contest!