RFL ONLINE TRAINING OPTIONS
These RFL trainings are intended to be completed from home. They qualify for RFL Training Hours. Be sure to complete all worksheets and activities that go with each training to receive your full training hours. Each Resource Parent needs 24 training hours yearly. 8 hours need to be RFL trainings. Here are some ways you can get training hours.
If you're feeling tech savvy: Download the worksheets, fill them out on your computer, SAVE, and e-mail completed training worksheets to email@example.com.
If that sounds intimidating: Print the worksheets out, write your answers in, and bring them with you to the office.
OTHER ONLINE OPTIONS
Foster Parent College - call and ask for login information
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network - create an account & the training is free
NetSmartz Workshop - create an account & the training is free
RFL AT HOME TRAINING OPTIONS
ATTACHMENT & TRAUMA:
SHAME & VULNERABILITY
THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECT PARENTING
*Borrow the audio book from our office, listen to the book, and complete the worksheets for a total of 4 RFL training hours.
CALIFORNIA PAID FAMILY LEAVE 101
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) affects many youth involved in Child Welfare. These are the children with the most disrupted placements; the ones who so often become “crossover kids”—involved with the justice system; and frequently end up homeless. They usually collect a variety of diagnoses but no treatment seems to work, even the most trauma-informed. This brief introduction to FASD will help you recognize this condition and learn some of the basics of successful intervention.
FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER
LGBTQ+ YOUTH & FOSTER CARE
MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING
TRAUMA-INFORMED PARENTING: HOW TO TALK TRAUMA WITH AN MD*
0.5 RFL Training Hours
1)Clink on link and create an account
3) Print off/Email certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org
As a trauma-informed caregiver, one of our many responsibilities is to partner with a variety of providers including pediatricians. Unless you have some medical training yourself, this is not an easy task! In this 30 minutes webinar, however, Dr. Heather Forkey, MD, makes it a little easier to understand the “rhythm” of a pediatric appointment and offers suggestions for resource parents and pediatricians alike to see a variety of physical and behavioral symptoms children may exhibit through their “trauma lens”.
*For foster/resource parents of children age 0-5 only