Webinars and Videos

Alaska licensed foster parents can earn training credit toward yearly training hours requirements by following the instructions to complete certification or fill out a questionnaire and return to ACRF.

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.

Online Video: Plan to Get Out Alive - VIDEO QUESTIONNAIRE

Online Video: Forever Shaken VIDEO QUESTIONNAIRE

Alaska licensed foster parents can earn training credit by viewing the following webinars and completing the WEBINAR QUESTIONNAIRE

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, 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.


Supporting Youth Webinar Series

Quarterly training offered the “The Resource Basket” with Alaska RurAL CAP Program. Alaska licensed foster parents, use the WEBINAR QUESTIONNAIRE 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)

Strengthening Families Pt. 1 Strengthening Families Pt. 2 (Shirley Pittz, Strengthening Families Project)


Complex Trauma Self Regulation, & Mindfulness Series

Alaska licensed foster parents, use the Micro-Learning QUESTIONNAIRE to Earn .5 Hour Training Credit for Each Video Below.

Part 1: Complex Trauma

Part 2: Self Regulation

Part 3: Mindfulness Based Practices with Children and Families

Part 4: Mindfulness Based Practices for Professionals


State Training Sites

Alaska licensed foster parents, to earn credit for any of the relevant videos and webinars located on the State Training Sites below, fill out the WEBINAR QUESTIONNAIRE and return to ACRF for 1.0 Hour of Training Credit or if you pay for a Certificate of Completion, send us a copy of that.

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. Fill out the Webinar Questionnaire for 1.0 of credit or send a copy of your Certificate of Completion.


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. Alaska licensed foster parents, use the WEBINAR QUESTIONNAIRE to submit your hours for each of the following webinars.

Simple Strategies for Behavioral and Academic Success

FASD Intervention and Treatment

Treating FASD With Nutritional Interventions

Resources for Families Living with FASD: What’s Out There?

Proven and Promising Interventions for Children with FASD

Implications of FASD for the Adoptive Family

Educating Students with an FASD

FASD and the Role of Occupational Therapy