Week of the Young Child
Apr
14
to Apr 21

Week of the Young Child

Click HERE to check out ALL of the events happening during the 'Week of the Young Child,' a celebration brought to you by First 5 Shasta. From fishing to reading to racing, you're not going to want to miss out on these events!  

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Lifebook Training
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Lifebook Training

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A lifebook is a tool to help children/youth grieve, celebrate, document attachments, and life events. It allows a child to: organize past events in chronological order, increase self-esteem, reread at their own pace, share their past with others, build trust with those who help make it, and help them accept their past.

Trainer: Diane Largent

Childcare Provided | 2 RFL Training Hours | Please RSVP

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Book Club
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Book Club

Join us for the second meeting of our new Book Club group.  Come earn training hours, fellowship with fellow foster parents and learn some great new things!  Read Chapters 2-5 beforehand.

Hosted by: Sarah Peery

Childcare Provided | 1.5 RFL Training Hours | Please RSVP

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Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

Smart Lunch! Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in Shasta County

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Free

Feed your brain.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (CAPCC) is joining with community partners in raising awareness of this issue in Shasta County. Come learn about CAPCC’s efforts in preventing and eliminating child abuse and neglect in our community and how you can help.

Presenters: Rhonna Stacher, CAPCC Family Resource Parent Partner and Crystal Johnson, CAPCC Senior Project Coordinator

Feed your belly.
Free lunch and presentation. Ideal for professionals and providers serving young children in Shasta County. 30 spots available.

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DATE "NIGHT"
Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

DATE "NIGHT"

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We love how well you love you family, but sometimes you just need a night off! We know at times finding child care can be difficult (especially if you have a lot of littles!) Enjoy a DATE "NIGHT" and drop your kids off for an afternoon of FREE childcare, on us! Our plan for DATE "NIGHT" is to keep the littles (under 5ish) at the office and take any older kids to a PG movie at the dollar theater. (Please let us know if you are uncomfortable with them seeing a PG movie! There aren't currently any G movies showing). Lunch will be provided. 

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Empowered to Connect Conference
Apr
13
to Apr 14

Empowered to Connect Conference

Empowered To Connect, together with Show Hope and The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU, hosts the Empowered To Connect Conference — a two-day conference designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires for them to be.

The conference features David Cross, Mandy Howard, Daren Jones, Dan and Terri Coley, Ryan and Kayla North, Casey Call, and Cindy Lee and is ideal for adoptive and foster parents, those considering adoption or foster care and those who are serving and supporting others, including social workers, agency professionals, church staff and ministry leaders, counselors, therapists and others.

$27.50 a person | Training Hours Available

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Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Mandated Reporter Training

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April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | Free

Attend a FREE training to better understand your responsibilities and protections as a mandated reporter while learning how to make an effective report of suspected child abuse/neglect. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

Information: 530-242-2020
Register: Click  Mandated Reporter

Trainings are designed to assist educators, health care practitioners, law enforcement officers, child care providers, social workers, religious and youth group workers, probation officers, all other individuals that are mandated to report as part of their job and all the general public in understanding their representative duties & responsibilities under the California state law.

The Mandated Reporter Training will teach:
* What, When & Where to report
* The Four Types of Abuse
* Mandated Reporter’s Legal
*Responsibility & Protections
* How to Generate an Accurate Report
* What Happens once a Report is Made
* Current Updates on the Law
* Confidentiality of Reporting Party

 

 

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

The Parent Project®: Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior

FREE

The Parent Project® is the only program in the country developed specifically for use in juvenile courts and probation. The program offers concrete, no-nonsense answers to even the MOST difficult parent questions and high-risk adolescent behaviors.

  • “My son is in a gang. What can I do?”
  • “What do you do when your child hits you?”
  • “My child ran away. What should I do?”
  • “What should I do when my child screams and curses at me?”
  • “My child refuses to go to school. What can I do?”
  • “My daughter is prostituting herself to pay for her drugs. How do I get my daughter back?”

Every major component of the Parent Project®is considered BEST PRACTICES. Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior employs:

Parent’s Guide to Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior (CDAB) is the only parent training program that addresses the MOST destructive of adolescent behaviors. Now in its eleventh edition, CDAB has become the program of choice for parents raising difficult or out-of-control teens. The American Bar Association’s Center on Children and the Law, named the Parent Project the largest court mandated juvenile diversion program in the country. With a focus on improving both school attendance and performance, CDAB has become a favorite of middle and high school educators as well.

Program Goals:

  • Reduce Family Conflict
  • Reduce Juvenile Crime
  • Reduce Recidivism
  • Improve School Attendance and Performance

Critical Issues Addressed:

  • Arguing and Family Conflict
  • Poor School Performance
  • Truancy and Dropouts
  • Media Influences
  • Early Teen Sexuality
  • Teen Drug Use
  • Youth Gangs
  • Teen Violence and Bullying
  • Runaways

 

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