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Webinars and Video Classes
Alaska Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training This course was developed by the Children's Justice Act Task Force and The State of Alaska Office of Children’s Services to guide mandatory reporters of child maltreatment. Foster parents are mandatory reporters. Complete the course “Test Your Knowledge” and send a copy of your Certificate of Completion for a total of 3.0 hours credit.
The Legal Details of Finalization: What Families Need to Know Before and After Finalization of an Adoption Presented by Stefan Otterson and Tiffany Brookwell of the Otterson Law Office.
Supporting Youth Webinar Series
Quarterly training offered the “The Resource Basket” with Alaska RurAL CAP Program. Use the WEBINAR INFORMATION SHEET to earn 1.0 hour training credit for each webinar.
Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (Amy Modig, RurAL CAP)
Understanding Trauma & Promoting Resiliency with Youth (Desires Compton, Counselor)
Youth Bullying Prevention (Chelsie Morrison-Heath, STAR)
Connecting Generations through Culture (Various Presenters)
Communicating with Youth: A Strengths Based Approach (Chrystle Tebo, Boys & Girls Clubs)
Part 1: Complex Trauma
Part 2: Self Regulation
State Training Sites
To earn credit for any of the relevant videos and webinars located on the State Training Sites below, fill out the WEBINAR INFORMATION SHEET and return to ACRF for 1.0 Hour of Training Credit.
Just in Time Training. STATE OF FLORIDA Put together by the State of Florida has compiled a wealth of online videos aimed at resource parents and out-of-home providers. Dozens of related lectures and webinars which you can view and apply toward your training requirements.
Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence STATE OF WASHINGTON University of Washington Videos and taped webinars regarding foster parenting put together by the State of Washington.
NOFAS Webinar Series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
NOFAS is a national organization devoted to promoting awareness about FASD based on current research. Participation in NOFAS Webinars are eligible for foster parent training hours. Use the WEBINAR INFORMATION SHEET to submit your hours for each of the following webinars.
Other Selected Webinars
View a webinar and fill out the Webinar Information Sheet for 1.0 hour of Foster Parent Training.
To earn credit for the following webinars, fill out this sheet and return to ACRF. WEBINAR INFORMATION SHEET
Caring for LGBTQ Youth: An Introduction for Foster & Adoptive Parents (July 28, 2017) Many parents may not realize that LGBTQ youth are overrepresented in foster care and are at higher risks of rejection and harm while in care. This webinar will first explain key terms and concepts that all foster/adoptive parents need to know in order to better understand LGBTQ youth. Research on the importance of providing affirming homes for these youth, as well as concrete tips for how to be affirming will then be presented.
What Caregivers Need to Know About Human Trafficking (2014) This class, put together by the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program gives families information about sex and labor trafficking and ideas for detecting and preventing children and youth from being at risk for this growing problem.
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.