FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION

FY 2017/18 Class Offerings

The first tab, below, provides a list of the FKCE classes for which registrations are currently being taken.  The tabs for future quarters are provided to assist you in planning your training hours for the year; however, future classes are subject to change. Registration for future quarter classes are not accepted.

Classes described in English are conducted in English; Classes described in Spanish are conducted in Spanish.

Pre-registration is highly recommended as it enables us to notify you of schedule changes, ensure that we have enough handouts, and that we have sufficient participants to offer the class.  All FKCE Classes are FREE, unless otherwise indicated.

To pre-register, or for more information, please call Miriam Sallam, Director, FKCE/YESS, at (559) 737-4842 or email to miriams@cos.edu. To pre-register, simply provide your name, phone number, and the name of the class(es) you wish to attend.
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La primera ficha, a continuación, proporciona una lista de las clases FKCE para los que se están tomando actualmente registros.
Las fichas para los próximos trimestres se proporcionan para ayudarle en la planificación de sus horas de capacitación para el año Sin embargo futuras están sujetas a cambios No se aceptan inscripciones para clases futuras trimestre.
Las
clases
que se describen en Inglés se llevan a cabo en Inglés; Las clases que se describen en Español se llevan a cabo en Español.

Pre-registro es muy recomendable ya que nos permite para que le notifique de los cambios de horario, asegúrese de que tenemos suficientes folletos, y que tenemos número suficiente de participantes para ofrecer a la clase. Todas las clases son GRATIS FKCE, a menos que se indique lo contrario.

Para registrarse o para obtener más información, por favor llame a Miriam Sallam, Director de la FKCE / YESS, en (559) 737-4842 o correo electrónico a miriams@cos.edu.   Para registrarse, basta con indicar su nombre, número de teléfono y el nombre de la clase (s) que desea asistir.

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 Jul to Sep 2017

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Convertirse en un padre sanador Trauma competenteCOS Kern 731 (arriba), Visalia Sabado1 de Julio 9 am to 3 pm 6Gabriela Martinez, LMFT
Positive Discipline COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus ThursdayJuly 66 to 9 pm3 Isaac Castro, MFTI
Fostering Connections to Success & Emancipation COS Kern 727A (upstairs), Visalia TuesdayJuly 116 to 9 pm3Courtney Sallam, MSW
Continuum y proceso de aprobación familiar de recursos atención reformaKern 727A (arriba), VisaliaJueves13 de Julio 6 a 9 pm 3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Internet y la seguridad de mensajes de textoCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus Jueves13  de Julio6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), Visalia SaturdayJuly 159 am to 3 pm6JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Understanding Teen BehaviorCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus TuesdayJuly 18 & 256 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Trastorno de vinculación reactivaCOS Kern 727A (Arriba), VisaliaMiércoles19 & 26 de Julio 6 a 9 pm6Mireya Anaya, MSW
Anxiety in ChildrenCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106MondayJuly 316 to 9 pm3Robert Force, MA
Reactive Attachment DisorderCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus TuesdaysAugust 1, 8, 15 & 22 6 to 9 pm12Isaac Castro, MFTI
Resource Family Approval and Continuum Care ReformCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaThursdays August 36 to 9 pm 3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Ayudar a los niños con dolor y pérdidaCOS Kern 715A (primer piso), Visalia Jueves10 de Agosto 6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Niños sexualmente abusados y explotadosCOS Educación Bldg. RM 63, Hanford CampusJueves 17 de Agosto 6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized Children COS Kern 731 (upstairs),VisaliaFridayAugust 18, 20179 am to 12 pm3JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Sensory Processing DisorderCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaMondayAugust 286 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT

​This class has been adjusted from 6 hours to 3 hours.

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children COS Educational Bldg.. Room 63, Hanford Campus TuesdayAugust 296 to 9 pm 3Shelly Kong
La guerra en casaCOS Kern 712B (primer piso), Visalia Jueves31 de Agosto 6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto, MSW
Supporting Healthy Sexual Development COS Education Bldg. RM 63TuesdaySeptember 56 to 9 pm3Kimberli Smith, MA
medicación psicotrópicaCOS Kern 731 (arriba), Visalia Jueves7 de Septiembre6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Learning Disabilities & IEPsCOS Education Bldg. RM 63WednesdaysSeptember 13, 20  & 276 to 9 pm9Bernadette Martinho, MA
Teen Stuck Spots in AdoptionCOS Education Bldg. RM 63ThursdaySeptember 146 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
Helping Kids with Grief & LossCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaThursdaySeptember 146 to 9 pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
Temperament in ChildrenCOS Kern 729A (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdaySeptember 206 to 9 pm3Kendra Price, ASW
Diversity in Foster Care COS Education Bldg. RM. 63ThursdaySeptember 216 to 9 pm 3Pat Oliver, MPA, BSN, PHN
Helping Your Anxious Child COS Kern 715A (first floor), Visalia MondaySeptember 256 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Niños sexualmente abusados y explotadosCOS Hospital Rock 126, VisaliaLunes25 de Septiembre6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Trastornos de la alimentaciónCOS Kern 712B (primer piso), VisaliaJueves28 de Septiembre 6 a 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
First Aid Safety & CPRCOS Tule509, Visalia SaturdayAugust 269 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $12.50 per participant (Child Care stickers require an additional fee).  Cash, check and money orders are accepted.  Space is limited, pre-register early! Foster Care Providers have priority, but others may be able to attend if slots remain available by the week of the training.

Eating DisordersCOS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaThursdayAugust 24, 20176 to 9 pm3Kendra Price, ASW
 

 Oct to Dec 2017

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Attachment: Embracing the Journey & Learning the DanceCOS Kern 729A (upstairs), VisaliaFridayDecember 19am to 12pm3JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Abogacía para niños COS Kern 712B (primer piso), VisaliaJueves14 de Diciembre 6 a 9pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Seguridad en Internet y mensajes de texto COS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Jueves14 de Diciembre 6 a 9pm3Erica Soto, MSW
The Explosive ChildCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, HanfordSaturdayDecember 29am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
7 Core Issues in AdoptionCOS Kern 715A (first floor),VisaliaMondayDecember 46 to 9pm3Gabriela Martinez, LMFT
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaTuesdaysDecember 5 & 126 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Parenting Children with Special NeedsCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford WednesdayDecember 66 to 9pm3Shelly Kong
Problemas de colocación COS Kern 729A (arriba), VisaliaMiércoles1 de Noviembre6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
7 Core Issues in AdoptionCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondayNovember 136 to 9pm3Toni Brown, MS
Apoyo al desarrollo sexual saludable COS Kern 729A (arriba), VisaliaMiércoles15 de  Noviembre6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Bi-Polar DisorderCOS Kern 712B (first floor),VisaliaThursdayNovember 166 to 9pm 3Darcy Massey, LCSW
The Secret Life of the BrainCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordThursdayNovember 2 & 96 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Disciplina positiva COS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, HanfordMiércoles29 de Noviembre6 a 9pm3Erica Soto, MSW
Drive: Intrinsic MotivationCOS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaTuesdayOctober 106 to 9pm3Isaac Castro, LMFT
La aprobación de la familia de recursos y la reforma del cuidado continuo COS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaJueves12 de Octubre6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford SaturdayOctober 149 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, ParamedicFoster Care Providers have priority.  A $15.00 fee is payable to the instructor.
1-2-3 Magic & MoreCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaMondaysOctober 16 & 236 to 9pm6Kendra Price
Attachment: Embracing the Journey & Learning the DanceCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondayOctober 166 to 9pm3Toni Brown, MS
Supporting Healthy Sexual DevelopmentCOS Kern 729A (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdayOctober 186 to 9pm3Kimberli Smith, MA
Fomentando las conexiones con el éxito y la emancipación COS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, HanfordJueves19 de Octubre 6 a 9pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Psychotropic MedicationCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMondayOctober 26 to 9pm3Pat Oliver, MPA, BSN, PHN
El trastorno bipolarCOS Kern 729A (arriba), VisaliaMiércoles25 de Octubre6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Sexually Abused & Exploited Children COS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordSaturdayOctober 289am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
LGBTQ Youth in CareCOS Kern 729A (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdayOctober 46 to 9pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Mental Health Issues in Children &  TeensCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), Visalia SaturdayOctober 79am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
 

 Jan to Mar 2018

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Note
Advocacy for KidsCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus TuesdayJanuary 26 to 9 pm 3Bev Anderson, MFT
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Kern 715B (upstairs), VisaliaTuesdayJanuary 9 & 166 to 9pm6Shelly Kong
Building Self-EsteemCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusWednesdayJanuary 10 & 176 to 9pm 6Courtney Sallam, MSW
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized ChildrenCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaFridayJanuary 129am to 12pm3Gabriela Martinez, LMFT
First Aid Safety & CPR*COS Tule 509, VisaliaSaturdayMarch 249am to 3pm6Bill Hale, Paramedic

This class provides participants with instruction in community First Aid & Safety and Infant, Child and Adult CPR.  Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $15.00 per participant (Child Care stickers are an additional $10) – cash, check and money orders accepted.  Lunch is on your own.

*The January 13, 2018 class has been re-scheduled for March 24, 2018.

 

Psychotropic Medication COS Kern 727A(upstairs), VisaliaThursdayJanuary 186 to 9 pm3Pat Oliver, MPA, BSN, PHN
The Secret Life of the BrainCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaSaturdayJanuary 209am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
ADD & ADHDCOS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayJanuary 22 & 296 to 9pm6Robert Force, MA
Derechos personales y paternidad prudente COS Kern 712B (primer piso),Visalia Martes23 de enero6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto, MSW
LGBTQ juventud en el cuidado COS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Miércoles25 de enero6 a 9pm9Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Se necesita un equipo COS Kern 715B (primer piso), Visalia Miércoles31 de enero6 a 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Social Coping SkillsCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdayFebruary 6 & 136 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusThursdayFebruary 86 to 9pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
Trust-Based Relational InterventionCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaFridayFebruary 98:30 am to 2:30pm5JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Cuidado personal para los cuidadores COS Kern 727A (arriba), VisaliaJueves15 de febrero6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
The Secret Life of the BrainCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusThursdayFebruary 15 & 226 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
LGBTQ Youth In CareCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusTuesdayFebruary 206 to 9 pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Autism Spectrum DisorderCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusWednesdayFebruary 21 & 286 to 9 pm6Kendra Price, LCSW
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized ChildrenCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondayFebruary 266 to 9pm3Toni Brown, MS
The Adolescent BrainCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaThursdayMarch 16 to 9 pm 3Bev Anderson, MFT
El factor Bullí COS Kern 712B (primer piso), VisaliaLunes5 de Marzo6 a 9pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
SIDS & Drug Exposed InfantsCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusTuesdaysMarch 6 & 136 to 9 pm6Pat Oliver, MPA, BSN, PHN
Abuso de sustancias adolescentes COS Kern 715B (primer piso), VisaliaMiércoles7 de Marzo6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
1-2-3 Magic & MoreCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusThursdaysMarch 8 & 156 to 9pm6Kendra Price, LCSW
Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMondaysMarch 12 & 196 to 9 pm6Toni Brown, MS
Affective Mood DisorderCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaWednesdayMarch 146 to 9pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Down SyndromeCOS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayMarch 196 to 9 pm3Kendra Price, LCSW
Self-Care for CaretakersCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdayMarch 206 to 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Fomentando las conexiones con el éxito y la emancipación COS Kern 715B (primer piso), VisaliaJueves22 de Marzo6 a 9pm3Erica Soto, MSW
 

 Apr to Jun 2018

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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ADHDCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondaysApril 2 & 96 to 9pm6Robert Force, MA
Sexually Abused & Exploited ChildrenCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdaysApril 3 & 106 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Learning Disabilities & IEPsCOS Kern 715B (first floor), Visalia WednesdaysApril 11, 18 & 256 to 9 pm9Bernadette Martinho, MA
Temperamento en los niñosCOS Kern 727A (arriba), Visalia Jueves12 abril6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
First Aid Safety/ CPRCOS Tule 509, Visalia SaturdayApril 149 am to 3 pm 6Bill Hale, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $15.00 per participant (Child Care stickers are no longer available).  Cash, check and money orders accepted.  Space is limited - pre-register early!  Foster Care Providers have priority, but others may be able to attend if slots remain available by the week of the training. Lunch is on your own.

Medicamentos psicotrópicos: los tribunales y los niñosCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Martes17 de abril6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenCOS Hospital Rock Room 134, VisaliaThursdayApril 195:30pm to 9pm3Deena Graves, ABC
 Requires pre-registration. Please contact Director, Miriam Sallam (559) 737-4842.
 
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 112, Hanford Campus FridayApril 205:30pm to 9pm 3Deena Graves, ABC

Requires pre-registration. Please contact Director, Miriam Sallam​ (559) 737-4842.

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenTulare County Office of Education, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd. Redwood EF Room, Visalia FridayApril 208:30am to 12pm3Deena Graves, ABC

 Requires pre-registration. Please contact Director, Miriam Sallam (559) 737-4842.

 
 
Social Coping SkillsCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford SaturdayApril 219am to 3pm 6Bev Anderson, MFT

 

 
Behavior Management StrategiesCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondays April 23 & 306 to 9pm6Kendra Price, LCSW
Hablar con los niños sobre la adopción COS Kern 727A (arriba), Visalia Jueves26 de abril 6 a 9pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Reactive Attachment DisorderCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdaysMay 1, 8, 15 & 226 to 9 pm12Isaac Castro, LMFT
Sensory Processing DisorderCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordWednesdaysMay 02 & 096 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Trabajo con servicios de bienestar infantilCOS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaJueves10 de mayo6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto, MSW

Medically Fragile Infants & Children COS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayMay 146 to 9 pm3Pat Oliver, MPA, BSN, PHN
Mental Health Issues in Children & Teens COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, HanfordSaturdayMay 199am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Problemas de salud mental en niños y adolescentes COS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, HanfordLunes21 de mayo6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW

 

 
 
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordTuesdaysMay 22 & 296 to 9 pm6Shelly Kong

 

 
 
Helping the Socially Challenged Child COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford TuesdayMay 24 & 316 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, LMFT
Understanding Teen BehaviorCOS Kern 715B (first floor), Visalia SaturdayJune 029am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Helping the Socially Challenged ChildCOS Kern 727A (upstairs),VisaliaTuesdayJune 05, 20186 to 9 pm3Isaac Castro, LMFT

 

 
 
Self-Care for CaregiversCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordWednesdayJune 66 to 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Personal Rights & Prudent ParentingCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordTuesdayJune 126 to 9 pm3Pending

First Aid Safety & CPRCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, HanfordSaturdayJune 169 am to 3 pm6Bill Hale, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $15.00 per participant (Child Care stickers are no longer available).  Cash, check and money orders accepted.  Space is limited - pre-register early!  Foster Care Providers have priority, but others may be able to attend if slots remain available by the week of the training. Lunch is on your own.

LGBTQ juventud en el cuidadoCOS Kern 727A (arriba), VisaliaLunes18 de junio6 a 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
síndrome del alcoholismo fetalCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Miercoles20 de junio6 a 9pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Advocacy for KidsCOS Kern 727A (first floor),VisaliaTuesdayJune 266 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Resource Family Approval & Continuum Care Reform ProcessesCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaThursdayJune 286 to 9pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
 

 Kinship Orientations

 
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COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS' FKCE PROGRAM IS NO LONGER PROVIDING KINSHIP/RELATIVE & NON-RELATED EXTENDED FAMLY MEMBER ORIENTATIONS. PLEASE CONTACT TUALRE COUNTY HHSA FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Updated: 10/2/2017 11:16 AM