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The Paper Trail: Documentation Training for Caregivers 
Dates 6/11/2014  - 6/11/2014 
Time 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
Location Bellingham: St. Lukes Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway 
Trainer Joan Sager
Comments This class will be taught by Joan Sager, Foster Parent Trainer.In this class, we will unravel the mysteries of documentation, helping you to create your own "paper trail". An excellent training for all caregivers. Pre-registration is required. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN, NO CHILDCARE PROVIDED, NO EXCPTIONS WILL BE MADE.. 
  To register, contact Joan Sager or call 360-738-2305
 
So You Have Your First Placement, Now What? 
Dates 6/11/2014  - 6/11/2014 
Time 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Location Bellingham: St. Lukes Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway 
Trainer Joan Sager
Comments This class will be taught by Joan Sager, Foster Parent Trainer.In this class, we will look at all you need to know about agency procedures and paperwork. An excellent training for all caregivers. Pre-registration is required. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN, NO CHILDCARE PROVIDED, NO EXCPTIONS WILL BE MADE. 
  To register, contact Joan Sager or call 360-738-2305
 
So You Have Your Fist Placement, Now What? 
Dates 6/24/2014  - 6/24/2014 
Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Location Everett: Compass Health Bldg 2 4526 Federal Ave. (near Forest Park) 
Trainer Julie Gelo
Comments Trainig for Foster Parents, Relative/Kinship Caregivers & Foster/Adoptive Parents. Everything you need to know about agency process, the basics about paperwork, meetings, court proceedings, CPS reporting and referrals. Plus you will gain knowledge and tools in being successful. Pre registration required to attend this class, please provide you full & complete name, mailing address along with your zip code, area code, telephone number and email address. Please send registration information to region2n@uw.edu. Please note NO childcare provided PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN to this training. 
  To register, contact Julie Gelor or call 425-339-1811, region2n@uw.edu
 
Verbal De-Escalation 
Dates 6/14/2014  - 6/14/2014 
Time 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Location Everett: Compass Health Bldg 2 4526 Federal Ave. 98203 (near Forest Park) 
Trainer Julie Gelo
Comments Verbal De-Escalation presented by Rick Pribbernow. The major goals of this workshop include: developing skills for how to manage children with behavioral challenges in a non-violent crisis intervention manner, skill building for empathetic listening and a focus on children's needs and creative stratgies to help children manage their emotions in difficult sitations. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN TO THIS TRAINING. NO CHILDCARE IS PROVIDED. Pre-registration is required. 
  To register, contact Julie Gelor or call 425-339-1811, region2n@uw.edu
 
Self-Care For The Caregiver 
Dates 4/29/2014  - 4/29/2014 
Time 9:30 am to 2:30 pm 
Location Lynnwood: DSHS Office 20311 52nd Ave. W 2nd floor conferrence room 
Trainer Julie Gelo
Comments Self Care for the Caregiver presented by Gary Benton. This workshop is designed to help caregivers reduce their stress, find more energy and improve their resilience while dealing with challenging children and demanding expectations. Topics include: Self-care and stress redution techniques, opportunities for self-reflection and insight. Pre-Registration required. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN, NO CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED, NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. 
  To register, contact Julie Gelo or call 425-339-1811
 
Dynamics of Attachment, Separation and Placement 
Dates 5/28/2014  - 5/28/2014 
Time 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Location Mt. Vernon: DSHS Building 900 E. College Way enter at back between two buildings 
Trainer Joan Sager
Comments Taught by Scott Hanauer, clinical director of Community Youth Services in Olympia.He has worked with "at risk" children and their families for over 30 years and has extensive experience dealing with children with Reactive Attachment Disorder andother attachment and bonding issues. Pre-Registration required. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN, NO CHILDCARE PROVIDED, NO EXCPTIONS WILL BE MADE. 
  To register, contact Joan Sager or call 360-738-2305
 
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 
Dates 4/30/2014  - 4/30/2014 
Time 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Location Smokey Point: DSHS Office 3906 172 Ave. NE 1st floor Community Room 
Trainer Julie Gelo
Comments Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, preented by Julie Gelo, in ths training/worksho you will learn: The importance of screening and diagnosis; the meaning of an FASD diagnosis; general behaviors related to FASD; Intervention strategies for behaviors related to FASD; classroom & home modifications for children with FASD; strengths and weaknesses of individuals with FASD; Sensory Integration Dysfunction and related behaviors; Importance of self-care for caregivers. Pre-Registration required. DO NOT BRING CHILDREN, NO CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED, NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. 
  To register, contact Julie Gelo or call 425-339-1811
 
First Aid/CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens

You are required to take a First Aid/CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens course.

This course is offered free of charge by Keep the Beat CPR & First Aid Training.

Go to their web site to view class schedules and sign up for a class.


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