5:30 PM17:30

Suicide Prevention Training FREE

Question, Persuade and Refer: three steps that can help save a life.

What can you do if you suspect someone you care about is considering suicide?  
QPR is evidence-based training that takes about 90 minutes.  QPR not only helps you recognize the signs but teaches you what to do next to get someone in crisis the help they need. 

There is no cost for training and all materials are provided.  
Registration is not required.

This training is put on by Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency
Redding Library Foundation Room
1100 Parkview Ave. Redding


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ReMoved Film & Discussion (RFL)
6:00 PM18:00

ReMoved Film & Discussion (RFL)

Join us at Ready for Life for a viewing of the short film "ReMoved" (Part 1 & 2). After the film, Megan will lead the discussion about the foster care process and what the experience of being "ReMoved" is like for the child. 

Trainer: Megan Preller | Childcare Provided | 2 RFL Training Hours

Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_zao...

Summary: A 10-year-old girl navigates her way through the foster care system, after being removed from her home and separated from her younger brother.

Awards: ReMoved won Best Film award at the 168 Film Festival & Best Film and Best International Short at Enfoque Film Festival in Puerto Rico.

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Smart Start! Protecting Brains, Stimulating Minds: The Early Life Roots of School Success
9:00 AM09:00

Smart Start! Protecting Brains, Stimulating Minds: The Early Life Roots of School Success

June 28

Smart Start! Protecting Brains, Stimulating Minds: The Early Life Roots of School Success

Understanding both the biology of adversity and the science of early learning is essential for building a strong foundation for reducing disparities in educational achievement. The benefits of evidence-based curricula in the early childhood years cannot be fully achieved without effective strategies for preventing the consequences of toxic stress. Join us at this 1.5 hour video session featuring Dr. Jack Shonkoff from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child. Breakfast provided!

Time    9 - 10:30 am

Fee      Free!

Place   First 5 Shasta

            393 Park Marina Circle, Redding


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Book Club
10:00 AM10:00

Book Club

Join us for the last Book Club.  Come earn training hours, fellowship with fellow foster parents and learn some great new things!  

Hosted by: Sarah Peery

Childcare Provided | 1.5 RFL Training Hours | Please RSVP

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6:30 PM18:30

FREE Mandated Reporter Training

  • Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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

Each participant will receive a certificate of completion.

For more information call: 242-2020

COMMUNITY TRAINING by Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council | 1.5 Training Hours


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12:00 PM12:00

ACEs Interface Training (FREE)

This is a four-hour training that unveils the profound effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Learn about the effects of traumatic experiences in childhood and how they correlate to negative effects on health and well-being later in life. Become equipped to make changes in your community by preventing ACEs in future generations.

Wendy Dickens, Executive Director, First 5 Shasta & Chair of Shasta Strengthening Families Collaborative
Jackie Scott, QRIS Hub Training & Technical Assistance Manager, First 5 Shasta
Susan Morris Wilson, Executive Director, Youth Violence Prevention Council

Lunch and presentation


COMMUNITY TRAINING by First 5 Shasta | 4 Training Hours

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