LACOE’s Foster Youth Services program will host webinars for caregivers and parents of students in foster care. Please share this information.
Wed., Dec. 9 (1-3pm): Caregiver Training II — Zoom for Caregivers — English
Training is designed for caregivers, foster parents, foster family agencies, group homes and residential programs. Attendees will be provided with a basic overview of Zoom to help caregivers better support youth in accessing and engaging in online learning. The training will allow caregivers to improve access to online engagement activities such as parent-teacher meetings and back-to-school nights.
Thurs., Dec. 10 (1-3pm): Caregiver Training II – Zoom for Caregivers — Spanish
Content of the Dec. 9 training will be offered in Spanish.
Thurs., Dec. 10 (10am-12pm): Caregiver Training III — Supporting Mental Health Needs of Students — English and Spanish
Training is designed for caregivers, foster parents, foster family agencies, group homes and residential programs. Attendees will receive an overview of the mental health challenges that students may be facing during the pandemic and distance learning. Supportive actions and coping techniques will be shared.
Tues., Dec. 15 (9-11:30am): Caregiver Training IV — Understanding and Addressing Student Behavior (Part I) — English and Spanish
Designed for caregivers and foster parents, this training will focus on identifying and understanding challenging behaviors, positive behavioral interventions, effective evidence-based practices for preventing and replacing behavioral outbursts and calming/de-escalation techniques.
Thurs., Dec. 17 (9-11:30am): Caregiver Training V — Understanding and Addressing Student Behavior (Part II) — English and Spanish