FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION

FY 2018/19 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.
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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 2018

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Anxiety DisorderCOS Kern 712B2 Mondays July 2 & 96 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, MFR
The War at HomeCOS Kern 727AWednesdayJuly 116 to 9 pm3 Courtney Sallam, MSW
Impacto de la violencia domestica en los niños en EspañolCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford CampusJueves12 de julio 6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Psychotropic Medication: The Courts & the KidsCOS Kern 727A (upstairs), VisaliaWednesdayJuly 186 to 9 pm3Pat Oliver, BSN, MPA, PHN
LGBTQ Youth In CareCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus ThursdayJuly 196 to 9 pm3Luann Baldwin, MSW
Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaFridayJuly 209 am to 3 pm6JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Apoyo al desarrollo sexual saludable en EspañolCOS Kern 731 ( arriba), VisaliaMartes24 de julio6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Informes obligatorias en EspañolCOS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaMiércoles25 de julio6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Trastorno de apego reactivo en EspañolCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Martes31 de julio 6 a 9 pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Helping the Socially Challenged ChildCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), Visalia2 ThursdaysAugust 2 & 96 to 9 pm6Isaac Castro, MFTI
Problemas de salud mental en niños y adolescentes en EspañolCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, HanfordLunes6 de agosto6 a 9 pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Personal Rights & Prudent Parenting *Parenting Network, Visalia WednesdayAugust 156 to 8 pm 3Michelle Macias, BA

​This class is restricted to Tulare County Resource Parents only.

Derechos personales y paternidad prudente en EspañolParenting Network, VisaliaMiércoles15 de Agosto6 a 9 pm3Jose Gonzalez, BA

​​ Esta clase está restringida solamente a los padres de recursos del Condado de Tulare.

The Nurtured Heart ApproachCOS Kern 715B (first floor), Visalia2 ThursdaysSeptember 6 & 136 to 9pm6Shelly Kong

Rescheduled for September 6 & 13, 2018

Teen Suicide: Awareness & PreventionCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaSaturdayAugust 189am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, MFT

 

 
Diversidad en el cuidado de crianza en EspañolCOS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaLunes20 de agosto6 a 9pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
El factor Bullí en EspañolCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMiércoles22 de agosto 6 a 9 pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Advocacy for KidsPorterville Family Resource Center, 770 N. Main St. Porterville, CA 93257 Monday August 276 to 9 pm3Bev Anderson, MFT
Estrategias de manejo del comportamiento en EspañolCOS Education Bldg. room 63, HanfordJueves30 de agosto6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Trastorno de ansiedad en EspañolCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMiércoles5 de Septiembre6 a 93Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Fostering Connections to Success & EmancipationCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordMondaySeptember 106 to 9 pm3Courtney Sallam, MSW
Disciplina positiva en EspañolCOS Kern 712B (primer piso), VisaliaMiércoles12 de septiembre6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
Trust-Based Relational InterventionCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaFridaySeptember 148:30 am to 2:30pm5JulieAnn Jones, MSW
Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children COS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaMondaySeptember 176 to 9 pm 3Isaac Castro, LMFT
Supporting Healthy Sexual DevelopmentCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordTuesdaySeptember 186 to 9 pm3Michelle Macias, BA
Diversity in Foster CareCOS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaThursdaySeptember 206 to 9 pm3Melissa Hudson, MFTI
Informes obligatorillas en EspañolCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, HanfordLunes24 de septiembre 6 a 9 pm3Erica Soto, MSW
First Aid Safety & CPRCOS Kern 712B (first floor)SaturdayMarch 239 to 1:30pm4.5Bill Hale, BA

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 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.  Resources Families have priority, but others may be able to attend if slots remain available by the week of the training.

Special EducationCOS Kern 712B (first floor),VisaliaWednesdaySeptember 266 to 9 pm3Bernadette Martinho

​Class Canceled.

LGBTQ Jóvenes en atención en EspañolCOS Kern 712B (primer piso), VisaliaJueves27 de septiembre6 a 9 pm3Angelica Gonzalez, MSW
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 Oct to Dec 2018

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Building Self-EsteemCOS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia MondayDecember 106 to 9pm3Courtney Sallam, MSW
Entender el comportamiento de los adolescentes en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg.ROM 63, HanfordJueves12 de diciembre 6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Trastorno de ansiedad en EspañolCOS Vocational Bldg. ROM 106, HanfordLunes17 de diciembre6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Advocacy para niños en EspañolCOS Kern 712B (primer piso), Visalia Lunes3 de diciembre6 a 9pm3Yadira Lopez, BA
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder COS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdaysDecember 4 & 116 to 9pm6Robert Force, MA
Sensory Processing DisorderCOS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia SaturdayDecember 89am to 3pm6Bev Anderson, LMFT
Understanding the Impact of  Parenting Traumatized Children COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus ThursdayNovember 16 to 9pm3Hortencia Casarez, BA
Suicido adolscente: sensibilzacion y prevencion en EspanolCOS  Educación Bldg. ROM 63, HanfordMiércoles14 de noviembre 6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Derechos personales y paternidad prudente en Español *Parenting Network, Visalia Miércoles21 de noviembre 6 a 8pm2Jose Gonzalez, BA*​​ Esta clase está restringida solamente a los padres de recursos del Condado de Tulare.
Personal Rights & Prudent Parenting *Parenting Network, VisaliaWednesdayNovember 216 to 8pm 2Michelle Macias, BAThis class is restricted to Tulare County Resource Parents.
Purposeful Visitation for Children & FamiliesCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus MondayNovember 266 to 9pm3Pat Smith, MS
Depression & SuicideCOS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaTuesdayNovember 276 to 9pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
First Aid & Safety / CPRCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford SaturdayNovember 39am to 1:30pm4.5Bill Hale, BAFoster Care Providers have priority.  A $15.00 fee is payable to the instructor. We no longer provide Child Care Stickers.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus TuesdayNovember 66 to 9pm3Bev Anderson, LMFT
The Secret Life of the BrainCOS Kern 731 (upstairs), VisaliaThursdaysNovember 8 & 156 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, LMFT
Ayudando a los niños con dolor y perdida en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Campus miércoles 10 de octubre6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Trabajar con CWS en Español COS Kern 712B (primer piso), Visalia miércoles17 de octubre 6 a 9pm3Mireya Anaya, MSW
Psychotropic Medication: The Court & the KidsCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus ThursdayOctober 186 to 9pm3Pat Oliver, BSN, MPA, PHN
AttachmentCOS Kern 712B (first floor)TuesdayOctober 26 to 9pm3Melissa Hudson, MFTI
Fomentando las conexiones con el éxito y la emancipación COS EKrn 731 (arriba), Visalia Lunes22 de octubre 6 a 9pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
The Adolescent BrainCOS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia WednesdayOctober 246 to 9pm3Bev Anderson, LMFT
Niños abusados sexualmente y explotados en españolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Jueves 25 de octubre6 a 9pm3Instructor pendiente
Becoming a Trauma-Competent Healing ParentCOS Vocational Bldg. Rom 106, Hanford Campus SaturdayOctober 69am to 3pm6Hortencia Casarez, BA
Learning Disabilities & IEPSCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford Campus WednesdaysOctober 9, 16 & 236 to 9pm9 Bernadette Martinho, MA
 

 Jan to Mar 2019

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Note
Mandated ReportingCOS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus Monday January 76 to 9pm 3Bev Anderson, LMFT
Eating DisordersCOS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia TuesdayJanuary 86 to 9pm3Melissa Hudson, MFTI
Drug Exposed InfantsCOS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia MondayJanuary 146 to 9pm3Pat Oliver, BSN, MPA, PHN
Helping Kids with Greif & LossCOS Hospital Rock 129, Visalia TuesdayJanuary 156 to 9pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
La guerra en casa en EspañolCOS Kern 731 (arriba), VisaliaJueves17 de enero 6 a 9pm3Erica Soto, MSW
fomentando las conexiones con el éxito y la emancipación en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Martes 22 de enero 6 a 9pm3Celeste Ortiz, MA
Caregivers Rights & Responsibilities COS Kern 715B (first floor), VisaliaThursdayJanuary 24 6 to 9pm3Michelle Macias, BA
Abuso de sustancias adolecentes en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Martes29 de enero 6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford ThursdayJanuary 316 to 9pm3Darcy Massey, LCSW
Educational Rights & Responsibilities *Kings County Office of Education ~ 876 East D. Street, Lemoore, CA 93245 Suite B, Room 305FridayFebruary 110am to 12pm2Michael Wallace

​This workshop is restricted to Kings Count Resource Parents 

Derechos Y Responsabilidades de los cuidadores en españolCOS Kern 712B( primer piso), VisaliaLunes4 de febrero6 a 9pm3Jose Gonzalez, BA

​*​​ Esta clase está restringida solamente a los padres de recursos del Condado de Tulare. ​

Autism Spectrum DisorderPorterville Family Resource Center ~ 770 N. Main St. Porterville, CA 932572 Wednesdays February 6 & 136 to 9pm6Bernadette Martinho, MA
Teen Suicide: Awareness & Prevention COS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford 2 Tuesdays February 12 & 196 to 9pm6Bev Anderson, LMFT
Personal Rights & Prudent Parenting *Parenting NetworkWednesdayFebruary 206 to 8pm2Michelle Macias, BA

​This class is restricted to Tulare County Resource Parents.​

Derechos personales y paternidad prudente en Español *Parenting NetworkMiércoles 20 de febrero6 a 8pm2Jose Gonzalez, BA
Become a Trauma-Competent Healing Parent COS Vocational Bldg. Room 106, Hanford Campus SaturdayFebruary 239 to 3pm6Hortencia Casarez
Medicación Pyschotorphic: los tribunales y los niños en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Lunes25 de febrero6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
Understanding the Impact of Parenting Traumatized Children COS Tule 512 (first floor), VisaliaWednesdayMarch 66 to 9pm3Marv Bourne
The Adolescent BrainCOS Education Bldg. Room 63, Hanford ThursdayMarch 76 to 9pm3Bev Anderson, LMFT
Supporting Healthy Sexual Development COS Kern 712B (first floor), Visalia MondayMarch 116 to 9pm3Michelle Macias, BA
Trastorno Por Déficit De Atención Hiperactividad TDAH en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Martes12 de marzo 6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
First Aid Safety & CPR*COS Kern 712B (first floor), VisaliaSaturdayMarch 239am to 1:30pm4.5Bill 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 ( We no longer provide Child Care stickers) – cash, check and money orders accepted.  Lunch is on your own.

 

 

Disciplina positiva en EspañolCOS Educación Bldg. ROM 63, Hanford Jueves28 de marzo6 a 9pm3Griselda Valencia, LMFT
 

 Apr to Jun 2018

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Notes
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: 1/17/2019 11:24 AM