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 2017

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Note
Advocacy for KidsCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaThursdayJanuary 56 to 9 pm 3Bev Anderson, MFT
Juventud LGBTQ en cuidado en EspañolCOS Kern 727A (arriba), Visalia Lunes9 de enero 6 a 9 pm 3Yadira Lopez
Building Self-EsteemCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaTuesdayJanuary 10 & 176 to 9pm 6Courtney Sallam, MSW
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus ThursdayJanuary 12 & 196 to 9 pm6Shelly Kong
7 Core Issues in AdoptionCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusWednesdayJanuary 186 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
The Explosive Child COS Kern 715A (first floor),VisaliaMondayJanuary 23 & 306 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Fomentar la supervivencia familiar en EspañolCOS Hospital Rock 126, Visalia Jueves26 de enero6 a 9 pm3Yadira Lopez
Let's ReadCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaFridayJanuary 279 am to 12 pm3Shelly Kong
Promoción para niños en EspañolCOS Educational Building RM 63, Hanford Campus Martes31 de enero6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto
Convertirse en un padre sanador Trauma competente en EspañolCOS Kern 727A (arriba), VisaliaViernes y sábado3 & 4 de febrero6 a 9pm , 9 a 3 pm 9Anna Rueles, MSW
Social Coping SkillsCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus MondayFebruary 6 & 136 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Autism Spectrum DisorderCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaSaturdayFebruary 119 am to 3pm6Kendra Price, ASW
First Aid Safety/CPRCOS Tule 512, VisaliaSaturdayMarch 119 am to 3 pm6Dana Jobe, Paramedic
ADHDCOS Educational Bldg.  Room 63, Hanford Campus WednesdayFebruary 15 & 226 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Fomentar la supervivencia familiar en EspañolCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford, Campus Jueves16 de Febrero6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto
LGBTQ Youth In CareCOS Hospital Rock 126, VisaliaTuesdayFebruary 216 to 9 pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusTuesdayFebruary 21 & 286 to 9 pm6Toni Brown, MS
It Takes a TeamCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaThursdayFebruary 236 to 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized ChildrenCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaFridayFebruary 249 am to 12 pm3JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Affective Mood DisorderCOS Kern 715A (first floor, VisaliaMondayFebruary 276 to 9 pm 3Bev Anderson, MFT
The Adolescent BrainCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusThursdayMarch 26 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Learning Disabilities & IEPs COS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMondayMarch 6, 13 & 206 to 9pm9Bernadette Martinho
Mental Health DisordersCOS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayMarch 6 & 136 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Juventud LGBTQ en cuidado en EspañolCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMartes7 de marzo6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
1-2-3 Magic & MoreCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus WednesdayMarch 8 & 156 to 9 pm6Kendra Price, ASW
Foster Family Survival COS Kern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayMarch 206 to 9 pm3Yadira Lopez
Promoción para niños en EspañolCOS Kern 715B (primer piso), Visaliamiércoles22 de marzo6 a 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Fostering Connections to Success & EmancipationCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusThursdayMarch 236 to 9 pm3Courtney Sallam, MSW
Relatives Raising ChildrenCOS Educational Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus TuesdayMarch 286 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
Down SyndromeCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaThursdayMarch 306 to 9pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
 

 Apr to Jun 2017

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusSaturdayApril 19 am to 3 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
Talking to Children About AdoptionCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMonday04/03/176 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
Reactive Attachment DisorderCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaMondayApril 3, 10, 17 & 246 to 9 pm12Brittany Storle, MFT
Trastorno del espectro alcohólico fetalCOS Kern 715B (primer piso), Visaliamiércoles05 abril 6 a 9 pm3Yadira Lopez
First Aid Safety/ CPRCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusSaturdayApril 89 am to 3 pm 6Dana 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 $10 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. Lunch is on your own.

ADHDCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaWednesdayApril 12 & 196 to 9 pm6Robert Force, MA
Social Coping SkillsKern 715A (first floor), VisaliaMondayApril 17 & 246 to 9 pm6Bev Anderson, MFT
 
 
 
Talking to Children About AdoptionCOS Kern 731 (upstairs),VisaliaThursdayApril 206 to 9 pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW

 

 
 
Behavior ManagementCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaSaturdayApril 229 am to 3 pm 6Bev Anderson, MFT
Psychotropic Medication COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus ThursdayApril 276 to 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW

 

 
Autism Spectrum DisorderCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus WednesdayMay 3 & 106 to 9 pm6Bernadette Martinho, MA
Trabajo con servicios de bienestar infantilCOS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaJueves11 de Mayo6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Medically Fragile Infants &  Children COS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaWednesdayMay 176 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Medically Fragile Infants & Children COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford  Campus ThursdayMay 18 & 256 to 9 pm6Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
First Aid Safety & CPRCOS Tule 500, VisaliaSaturdayMay 209 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 $10 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. Lunch is on your own.

Trabajo con servicios de bienestar infantilCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusMartesMay 236 a 9 pm3Belinda Boylan, MS

The Adoption ProcessCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford CampusWednesdayMay 246 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS
Depression & SuicideCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdayMay 30, 20176 to 9 pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized ChildrenCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusWednesdayMay 316 to 9 pm3Toni Brown, MS

 

 
 
The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaThursdayJune 1 & 8 6 to 9 pm6Shelly Kong

 

 
 
Substance Abusing Teens COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusMondayJune 5 & 126 to 9 pm6Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Self-Care for CaregiversCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, ThursdayJune 156 to 9 pm3Pat Oliver, RN, PHN, MPA
Developing Capable & Confident ChildrenCOS Kern 715B, VisaliaMondayJune 19, 20176 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT

 

 
 
Trastorno del espectro alcohólico fetalCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusJuevesJune 226 to 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Sustancias abuso de adolescentesCOS Kern 715B (primer piso), Visalia martesJune 276 to 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW

Advocacy For Kids COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusThursdayJune 296 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
 

 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