FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION

FY 2014/15 Class Offerings

The first tab, below, provides a list of all of the FKCE classes planned for FY 2014/15.  It is provided to assist you in planning your training hours for the year; however, registration for a class is not accepted until it is listed on the calendar quarter tab.

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 Linda Paredez, Director, FKCE/YESS, at (559) 737-4842 or email to lindap@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 pestaña, a continuación, proporciona una lista de todas las clases FKCE previstas para el año fiscal 2014/15. Se proporciona para ayudarle a planificar sus horas de formación para el año, sin embargo, el registro para una clase no es aceptada hasta que se liste en de las pestañas naturales 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 Linda Paredez, Director de la FKCE / YESS, en (559) 737-4842 o correo electrónico a lindap@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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 FY 2014/15 Training Schedule

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Niñez de Mentira (En Español) Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles16 de julio de 20146 a 8 pm2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

Redirecting Rebellious BehaviorKings County HSA Cedar Room, HanfordMondayJuly 21 & 28, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderCOS Kern 735, VisaliaWednesdayJuly 23 & 30, 20146 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Down SyndromeTulare Co HHSA-CWS So Mooney Office, VisaliaThursdayJuly 24, 20146 to 8 pm2Patricia Oliver, RN, PHN, MPA

​This class is restricted to Foster Care Providers due to space limitations.

Becominga Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Kern 733, VisaliaMondayAugust 4, 11 & 18, 20146 to 9 pm9Marji Peterson, MFTI
When the Dream of Adoption Doesn't Match Your RealityKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordThursdayAugust 7, 20146 to 9 pm3Shelly Kong
Helping the Socially Challenged ChildKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordMondayAugust 11 & 18, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
Autism Spectrum DisorderCOS Kern 727B, VisaliaTuesdayAugust 19 & 26, 20146 to 9 pm6Bernadette Martinho, MS
Niñez de Robar (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles 20 de agosto de 20146 a 8 pm 2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

​​Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

The Adoption ProcessCOS Kern 735, VisaliaThursdayAugust 21, 20146 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Tule 509, VisaliaSaturdayAugust 23, 20149 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $12 per participant (Child Care stickers require an additional fee).  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.

Positive Discipline for Young ChildrenKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordWednesdayAugust 27, 20146 to 9 pm3Miriam Sallam, MSW
Talking to Kids About SexTulare Co HHSA - CWS So Mooney Office, VisaliaThursdayAugust 28, 20146 to 8 pm2Erin Garner-Ford, MA

​This class is restricted to Foster Care Providers due to space limitations.

Effects of Meth on ChildrenCOS Kern 735, VisaliaWednesdaySeptember 3, 20146 to 9 pm3Kimberli Smith, MA
LGBTQ Youth in CareKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordThursdaySeptember 4, 20146 to 9 pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Mental Health DisordersKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordWednesdaySeptember 10 & 17, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Kern 740, VisaliaFridaySeptember 12 & 19, 20149 am to 12 noon6Shelly Kong
Niñez de Manipulación (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles17 de septiembre de 20146 a 8 pm2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

Helping Kids with Grief & LossCOS Tule 509, VisaliaSaturdaySeptember 20, 20149:30 am to 3:30 pm6Evan Maw, LCSW
Sexually Abused & Exploited ChildrenCOS Kern 727BMondaySeptember 22 & 29, 20146 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Síndrome Del Bebé Sacudido / SIDS (En Español)Condado de Kings HSA Cuarto Cedar, HanfordlunesSeptember 22, 20146 to 9 pm3Susie Aceron, MA, PPS
Parenting Children with Special NeedsKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordThursdaySeptember 25, 20146 to 9 pm3Shelly Kong
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Hanford Campus, Vocational Education Building Room V112SaturdaySeptember 27, 20149 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $12 per participant (Child Care stickers require an additional fee).  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.

Drug Exposed Infants & ChildrenKings Co HSA Cedar RoomWednesdayOctober 1 & 8, 20146 to 9 pm6Patricia Oliver, RN, PHN, MPA
Reactive Attachment DisorderKings Co HSA Cedar RoomMondayOctober 6, 13, 20 & 27, 20146 to 9 pm12Brittany Storle, MFT
Learning Disabilities & IEPsCOS Kern 727B, VisaliaTuesdayOctober 7, 14 & 21, 20146 to 9 pm9Bernadette Martinho, MS
Choices & ConsequencesCOS Kern 735, VisaliaFridayOctober 10, 20149 am to 12 noon3Sharon Williams, MFTI
Trastornos de la Alimentación (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles15 de octubre de 20146 a 8 pm2Leticia Rubio, MSW

Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

 

Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Tule 500Friday & SaturdayOctober 17 & 18, 20146 to 9 pm Friday AND 9 am to 3 pm Saturday9Marji Peterson, MFTI
Substance Abusing TeensKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordTuesdayOctober 21 & 28, 20146 to 9 pm6Freddie Reynoso, ASW
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 Jul to Sep 2014

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Niñez de Mentira (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles16 de julio de 20146 a 8 pm2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

Redirecting Rebellious BehaviorKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordMondayJuly 21 & 28, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderCOS Kern 735 (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdayJuly 23 & 30, 20146 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Down SyndromeTulare Co HHSA - CWS So Mooney Office, VisaliaThursdayJuly 24, 20146 to 8 pm2Patricia Oliver, RN, PHN, MPA

​This class is restricted to Foster Care Providers due to space limitations.

Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Kern 733 (upstairs), VisaliaMondayAugust 4, 11 & 18, 20146 to 9 pm9Marji Peterson, MFTI
When the Dream of Adoption Doesn't Match Your RealityKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordThursdayAugust 7, 20146 to 9 pm3Shelly Kong
Helping the Socially Challenged ChildKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordMondayAugust 11 & 18, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
Autism Spectrum DisorderCOS Kern 727B (upstairs), VisaliaTuesdayAugust 19 & 26, 20146 to 9 pm6Bernadette Martinho, MS
Niñez de Robar (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles20 de agosto de 20146 a 8 pm2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

The Adoption ProcessCOS Kern 735 (upstairs), VisaliaThursdayAugust 21, 20146 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Tule 509, VisaliaSaturdayAugust 23, 20149 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic

Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $12 per participant (Child Care stickers require an additional fee).  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.

Positive Discipline for Young ChildrenKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordWednesdayAugust 27, 20146 to 9 pm3Miriam Sallam, MSW
Talking to Kids about SexTulare Co HHSA - CWS So Mooney Office, VisaliaThursdayAugust 28, 20146 to 8 pm2Erin Garner-Ford, MA

​​This class is restricted to Foster Care Providers due to space limitations.

Effects of Meth on ChildrenCOS Kern 735 (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdaySeptember 3, 20146 to 9 pm3Kimberli Smith, MA
LGBTQ Youth in CareKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordThursdaySeptember 4, 20146 to 9 pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Mental Health DisordersKings Co HSA Cedar Room, HanfordWednesdaySeptember 10 & 17, 20146 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Kern 740 (upstairs), VisaliaFridaySeptember 12 & 19, 20149 am to 12 noon6Shelly Kong
Niñez de Manipulación (En Español)Condado de Tulare Adopciones Lounge, Visaliamiércoles17 de septiembre de 20146 a 8 pm2Susie Aceron, MA, PPS

​​​Esta clase se limita a los proveedores de cuidado crianza debido las limitaciones de espacio.

Helping Kids with Grief & LossCOS Tule 509, VisaliaSaturdaySeptember 20, 20149:30 am to 3:30 pm6Evan Maw, LCSW
Síndrome Del Bebé Sacudido / SIDS (En Español)Kings Co HSA Cedar Roomlunes22 de septiembre de 20146 a 9 pm3Susie Aceron, MA, PPS
Sexually Abused & Exploited ChildrenCOS Kern 727B (upstairs), VisaliaMondaySeptember 22 & 29, 20146 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Parenting Children with Special NeedsKings Co HSA Cedar Room, VisaliaThursdaySeptember 25, 20146 to 9 pm3Shelly Kong
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Hanford Campus, Vocational Education Building, V112, HanfordSaturdaySeptember 27, 20149 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic

​​Participants will be required to purchase the Successful Completion Packet from the instructor at $12 per participant (Child Care stickers require an additional fee).  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.

 

 Kinship Orientations

 
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KINSHIP (Relative) and

 Non-Related Extended Family Member (NREFM) ORIENTATIONS

  

A child you care about has been removed from their home due to abuse or neglect and you are considering taking placement of the child.   There are many things that you need to know in order to make an informed decision, and to ensure that if you take the child into your home, you are able and willing to meet all of the child’s needs.  

We will cover:

  • An overview of the Child Welfare Services and Juvenile Court Systems
  • Care Provider’s Rights & Responsibilities; Children’s & Parent’s Rights
  • Steps to complete a Relative or NREFM placement
  • Concurrent Planning (Reunification and Permanency)
  • Permanency Options (Adoption, Guardianship, and Permanent Planned Living Arrangement)
  • Grievance Rights & 7-Day Notices for removal of child
  • Financial Resources and other available supports & resources
 

FY 2014/15 Session Dates

 
ENGLISH DATES:
July 17, 2014
August 21, 2014
September 18, 2014
October 16, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 18, 2014
January 15, 2015
February 19, 2015
March 19, 2015
April 16, 2015
May 21, 2015
June 18, 2015
 
SPANISH DATES:
July 10, 2014
August 14, 2014
September 25, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 6, 2014
December 11, 2014
January 22, 2015
February 12, 2015
March 12, 2015
April 9, 2015
May 14, 2015
June 11, 2015
 
 
 All Kinship/NREFM Orientations are from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on the above dates.
Please be on time—doors are locked after 6:15 pm!
 
LOCATION:
Tulare County HHSA CWS South Mooney Office
26500 S Mooney
Visalia, CA  93277
 
Last Updated: 7/17/2014 9:46 AM