Coordinated Care Community Educator Trainings

fostering solutions
Coordinated Care Community Educator Trainings
with Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC
March 2022

 

All trainings are approximately 90 minutes and participants will receive a certificate of attendance/learning.

Trauma 101

Description:
What is trauma? The training answers this question by defining various levels of trauma, how trauma affects children, and what caregivers and professionals can do to assist youth. The presentation will heighten the helper’s awareness of children’s cues so they will know what to expect and how to respond when a child experiences trauma triggers.

Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC Community Educator with Coordinated Care

When: Nov 30, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Approximately 90 minutes

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIucuCpqz4vGdQuIR2W5JN7OkXyXknDotp-

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Cultural Care

Description:
This training explains the importance of cultural differences when caring for a child of a different race or culture. It provides insight on how the caregiver can recognize different values, beliefs, behaviors, communication variations and potential barriers, including personal care. Additionally, this training addresses the need to keep children connected to their culture of origin.

When: Dec 1, 2021 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pc-CpqDsjH9QvkrDnZk4P-URV8Qaz6gus

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Working with Birth Family

Description:
The relationship between foster parents and birth family can play a key role in successful reunification, or aid in a more successful adoption process. It is critical that caregivers and professionals understand the need for the birth family connection when possible. This training will focus on building communication skills and also enhance the participants’ understanding of the impact of trauma on parenting, and the grief and loss of all parties involved.

Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC Community Educator with Coordinated Care

When: Dec 2, 2021 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Approximately 90 minutes

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvd-uqpz4iH9IBrsjRjiKYFs0CNqOfk1JR

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Coping with Holiday Stress

Description:
All of us can feel stressed around the holidays. This stress can be amplified by feelings of grief and loss for youth in foster care, kinship and early adoption. This training will help participants identify holiday stress that children in new homes feel, create a healthy environment for the holidays, and how to help youth, caregivers & professionals cope.
Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC Community Educator with Coordinated Care

When: Dec 6, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdumgrjspGt2RUXpr-XhgOSCUU8DQ4VBm

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Trauma Informed Care: Building a Safe Place

Description:
Physical safety is not the same as psychological safety. For a child with a history of trauma, trust and comfort in the home can take time to build and requires more than just locked doors. This training will help caregivers and professionals understand the difference, and learn some practical suggestions on how to help youth feel a sense of control and safety in their environment. Training material developed by National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).
Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC Community Educator with Coordinated Care

When: Dec 15, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYscuuorDIsHNBYdNC-XpwWY0OmPV00H5gT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Sexual Health in Foster Care

Description:
Sexual Health in Foster Care examines reproductive and sexual health in relationship to the foster care system. Foster and older adopted youth often have higher rates of risky sexual behavior, negative sexual outcomes & higher rates of sexual exploitation, and can become sexually active earlier than their peers. This training will help participants better understand the sexual health needs of youth with a background of trauma and how they can help meet these needs.

When: Dec 21, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcuceGppz4qEtypI6l6nBLotI_FHq1INiSC

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Trauma Informed Care: Effects of Trauma

Description:
This training covers the effects of trauma on the brain and how trauma can derail development in children of all ages. Suggestions offered to support youth in care.
Training developed by the National Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC
Community Educator with Coordinated Care

When: Dec 29, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvfuGqqz4tHdPnioKhw-dSiF9zhN8Udomu

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Caregiver Support Group

Description:
A virtual support group intended for adoptive, foster and kinship caregivers. A place to share concerns, resources and meet others who understand! Does not matter what placing agency you used, or are with currently.
Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC with Coordinated Care (for more info. write to Zia.Freeman@coordinatedcarehealth.com)

December 5 & 16, 2021 (2022 dates will come out in December)

Just click on the link at time of group, no registration needed.

https://centene.zoom.us/j/93339639459?pwd=OCtNMlllY1pZNWRvZ0ZId0tHM3ZVdz09


Resiliency

Description:

This Resiliency Training provides information on how to foster resilience in children. This training looks at factors that affect resilience, the human adaptive process, ways to successfully cope with trauma, and the 12 steps of successful survivors. The training ends with a discussion around how caregivers can help their children feel safe, capable and loveable.

Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC 
Community Educator with Coordinated Care

March 2, 2022: 6:30PM 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vf-2vrTwtGNORE6jlQ04aNAx8FmvjWu

Whole Brain Care

Description:

Whole Brain Care introduces participants to the functions of the brain, the effects of the brain’s mirror neurons, and how the brain hemispheres’ impact specific behaviors. This training uses the teachings of Dan Siegel, MD

Facilitated by Zia Freeman, MA, LMHC 

Community Educator with Coordinated Care

Sponsored by Fostering Solutions

April 6, 2022: 6:30PM Pacific Time 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://centene.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvcuGvqz0vHtK93WCqwEWJNGyTNNoJoE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Please consult our website for monthly training webinars and events: https://www.coordinatedcarehealth.com/members/foster-care/medicaid-events.html

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