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Ansel Casel Life Skills Assessment 
Dates 4/25/2014  - 4/25/2014 
Time 1 PM to 4 PM 
Location Shelton DCFS Office, 2505 Oly Hwy N., Shelton, WA 98584 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "Ansel Casey Life Skills Assessment" Training on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 1 PM to 4 PM at the Shelton DCFS Office, located at 2505 Oly Hwy N., Shelton, WA 98584. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
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Ansel Casel Life Skills Assessment 
Dates 4/26/2014  - 4/26/2014 
Time 1 PM to 4 PM 
Location Aberdeen DCFS Office, 415 W. Wishkah St., Aberdeen, WA 98520 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "Ansel Casey Life Skills Assessment" Training on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1 PM to 4 PM at the Aberdeen DCFS Office, located at 415 W. Wishkah St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
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Ansel Casel Life Skills Assessment 
Dates 5/9/2014  - 5/9/2014 
Time 1 PM to 4 PM 
Location Port Angeles DFCS, 201 W. 1st St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "Ansel Casey Life Skills Assessment" Training on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Port Angeles DCFS office, located at 201 W. 1st St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Class time will be from 1 PM to 4 PM. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
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Dynamics of Attachment, Separation, and Placement 
Dates 5/6/2014  - 5/7/2014 
Time 5:30 - 8:30 pm 
Location Vancouver DCFS 907 Harney St 
Trainer Colleen Wilcox
Comments Randy Hankins returns to share her expertise regarding the impact of separation on attachment. 2 evenings of excellent training for a 6 hours class. 
  Please register with Kim ruregistered3@gmail.com
 
Parenting Plus, a parenting training 
Dates 6/3/2014  - 7/15/2014 
Time 5:30 - 9:30 pm June 3,10,17,24,July 1,8,15 (7 Tuesdays) 
Location Vancouver DCFS 907 Harney St 
Trainer Colleen Wilcox
Comments Workshop Description: Parenting Plus will be presented in 4 hour modules each Tuesday night. Module 1 Self Esteem Modules 2 Child Development Module 3 Sexually Aggressive Training Module 4 Discipline Module 5 Discipline Module 6 Discipline 7 Physically Assaultive Training. Each module is a separate class and you may attend all or a portion of the classes. These modules are created to increase your skills and knowledge around parenting and discipline. 
  Register at ruregistered3@gmail.com
 
RESILIENCE TRUMPS ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACES) 
Dates 4/22/2014  - 4/22/2014 
Time 6 PM-8:30 PM 
Location Tumwater DSHS Office-6860 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater 
Trainer Penny Michel
Comments This presentation will share the data from the original Adverse Childhood Experience study and its effect on brain development, physical and mental health, education and life trajectory. Just as important is the research on how resilience reduces these negative effects. A caring adult using trauma informed strategies can significantly change these negative outcomes. Many strategies that increase resilience will be shared in this presentation as well. Presentation will be interactive. Share personal challenges and successes. Take the ACEs test. Play the Resilience Trumps ACEs card game. Connect with others. Leave feeling enlightened, empowered and supported! Presented by: Ann Aubuchon Thurston Community Network Coordinator  
  Register with Linda Bales at resource.family.training.r3@gmail.com or (360) 485-8146
 
So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What? Training 
Dates 4/25/2014  - 4/25/2014 
Time 9 AM to 12 PM 
Location Shelton DCFS Office, 2505 Oly Hwy N., Shelton, WA 98584 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What?" Training on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Shelton DCFS Office, located at 2505 Oly Hwy N., Shelton, WA 98584. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
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So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What? Training 
Dates 4/26/2014  - 4/26/2014 
Time 9 AM to 12 PM 
Location Aberdeen DCFS Office, 415 W. Wishkah St., Aberdeen, WA 98520 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What?" Training on Saturday, April 25, 2014 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Aberdeen DCFS Office, located at 415 W. Wishkah St., Aberdeen, WA 98520. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
  click here or call 360-565-2296
 
So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What? Training 
Dates 5/9/2014  - 5/9/2014 
Time 9 AM to 12 PM 
Location Port Angeles DCFS, 201 W. 1st St., Port Angeles, WA 98362 
Trainer Bill Todd
Comments "So You Have Your First Placement ~ Now What?" Training on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Port Angeles DCFS Office, located at 201 W. 1st St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Preregister through Bill Todd at billtodd@uw.edu or call (360)565-2296. 
  click here or call 360-565-2296
 
So You've Had Your First Placement, Now What? mandated training for those fostering in their first year 
Dates 6/11/2014  - 6/11/2014 
Time 5:30-8:30 pm 
Location Kelso DCFS 711 Vine St. 
Trainer Colleen Wilcox
Comments Since you now have a child placed in your home, there may be many questions about reimbursement, CPS, resources etc. This curriculum re-introduces caregivers to many of the internal workings of the agency and the day to day paperwork in which our caregivers must be involved. Come join us and let us figure out what you need information about. 
  Register with Kim ruregistered3@gmail.com
 
So You've Had Your First Placement, Now What? mandated training for those fostering in their first year 
Dates 6/18/2014  - 6/18/2014 
Time 5:30-8:30 pm 
Location Vancouver DCFS 907 Harney ST 
Trainer Colleen Wilcox
Comments Since you now have a child placed in your home, there may be many questions about reimbursement, CPS, resources etc. This curriculum re-introduces caregivers to many of the internal workings of the agency and the day to day paperwork in which our caregivers must be involved. Come join us and let us figure out what you need information about. 
  Register with Kim ruregistered3@gmail.com
 
THE FAMILY GUIDE TO SPECIAL EDUCATIONS SERVICES 
Dates 5/13/2014  - 5/13/2014 
Time 6 PM-9 PM 
Location Centralia DSHS Office-3401 Galvin Road, Centralia 
Trainer Penny Michel
Comments This workshop covers the basics regarding the processes around special education issues and Individual Education Programs (IEPs). Topics include requests for evaluation, evaluation for services, eligibility determination, special education program, behavior and discipline, and dispute resolution. Individuals will walk away from this workshop with a better understanding of the special education process. They will also gain information that will help them work with the school to understand and meet the needs of their individual student. Presented by: Treehouse Educational Advocacy Coordinators Jesse Garner and Yin Garner  
  Register with Linda Bales at resource.family.training.r3@gmail.com or (360) 485-8146
 
The Knowledge and Skills to Help Children Heal 
Dates 6/7/2014  - 6/7/2014 
Time Saturday 9:30 - 4:30 pm 
Location Kelso DCFS 711 Vine, (entrance on 8th st. side) Kelso WA 
Trainer Colleen Wilcox
Comments Without a doubt, it takes enormous compassion and patience to deal with troubled children, especially those who express their pain in defiant and destructive ways. This workshop will offer care providers support, resources and skill building in an interactive training as we learn how to set up an environment for healing. We will look at dealing with complex issues in the home and taking kids back to where the healing needs to begin. Luanne Hawley will be the trainer. We need 7 participants to preregister for the class to be held. 
  Register with Kim ruregistered3@gmail.com
 
UNDERSTANDING & SURVIVING LICENSING AND DLR/CPS INVESTIGATIONS 
Dates 5/20/2014  - 5/20/2014 
Time 6 PM-8 PM 
Location Community Youth Services (CYS) Office-711 State Ave. NE, Olympia , WA 
Trainer Penny Michel
Comments Learn how a referral is generated, how a referral is screened in (a licensing/WAC violation or a CPS investigation and what the differences are), and how the process is conducted. You will learn the procedures used during an investigation, including who does the investigation, what support is available to you during the investigation and what the findings mean. You will also learn techniques for minimizing risk, including how to prepare yourself before a placement is made; necessary documentation to have in place, available resources to you in the community and as a mandated reporter, when you may need to make a referral. Presented by: Kui Maunakea (DLR/OFCL) and Amanda Phinney (CYS) Limited Childcare available (must RSVP for childcare). Light snacks provided.  
  Register with Meghan Reichard at fostercare@communityyouthservices.org or (360) 918-7859
 
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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