Are you participating in our Trauma Informed Caregiving for Resource Parents Teleconference Series? Click here for the homework assignment and additional training packets for the  April 8, 2014. 7 to 8 p.m. Session 4:  Connections and Healing


Join us for a monthly teleconference series called "Trauma Informed Caregiving for Resource Families" beginning January 14, 2014 and meeting every second Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m.  For more information,  to Trauma Informed Caregiving.  Join us for one topic or all six to learn how to work with children and youth experiencing trauma.

Take a Course Online

ACRF has developed original web based courses on relevant topics for Alaska foster parents. Click on any of the following courses, read through the material and do the exercise, then complete the final questionnaire to earn credit. To learn more about each course, click on the links below.

Available Online Courses:
The Young Child in Foster Care: Development and Growth (3.0 Hours)
Are You Ready? Emergency Response Planning for Alaskan Families (3.0 Hours)
Poison Prevention Course for Resource Parents (3.0 Hours)
FASD and the Use of Helmets (2.0 Hours)
Neglect: Hole in the Middle (3.0 Hours)
Fire Safety for Resource Families (3.0 Hours)
From One Family to Another: Keeping Children Connected to Birth Families (3.0 Hours)
Helping Your Foster Child Transition to Your Adopted Child (2.0 hours)



View a webinar and fill out the Webinar Information Sheet for 1.0 hour of Foster Parent Training


Pathways To Positive Futures Webinars 2013, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University. (Improving the lives of youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions through rigorous research and effective training and dissemination.)

Learning Center for Child and Adolescent Trauma
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

NAADAC  Education Webinars: The Association for Addiction Professionals

Child Trauma Academy.  Including Four Courses on Brain Development, Impact of Trauma on Children, Secondary Traumatic Stress and Bonding and Attachment in Maltreated Children.

Parents with LGBTQ Youth—Working Toward Healthy Futures  (2013)  National CASA for Children Training Series on YouTube   This webinar gives participants a better understanding of the connection between the behaviors of parents (caregivers) and the health and well-being of LGBTQ youth.

Bringing Our Children Home: An Introduction to the Indian Child Welfare Act   Featuring NARF Executive Director John Echohawk and staff attorney David Gover, this educational resource video was designed for state court judges, courts, and judicial educators.



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