When: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pm (90 min – 2 hrs)
Location: Virtual Webinar
Trainers: Emily Flosi and David Cayton
Navigating the uncertainties of court decisions, visitation changes, and everything else that comes with fostering a child can be stressful and even frustrating at times. It’s easy to begin feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or even feel in disagreement with Department or Court decisions. This month’s webinar will help you recognize, validate, and manage the “big feelings” that may arise when navigating caregiving in the foster care system.
This training will cover the following:
- The impact of stress on the body
- Potential signs of burnout as an RFA parent/caregiver
- Potential signs of Secondary Traumatic Stress
- The importance of self-care in caregiving
In addition, participants will learn how mindfulness and other coping tools can help
- Improve emotional responses and reduce reactivity
- Increase self-awareness and stress-management skills
- Reduce risk of burnout
- and help you sustain healthy habits and copings skills as a caregiver
Note: The content of this webinar is developed for Resource Parents (previously known as foster parents). However, all other participants including caregivers, educators, and professionals are welcome to attend this free event.
Must attend Live Webinar. Recorded replay will not be available.
If you are an RFA Parent of Applicant obtaining training credits through your respective FKCE program, you must be present for entire training. Participant attendance and registration info will be provided to Danielle Brouillette at Columbia College FKCE for reporting. For any questions regarding completion credits contact Danielle at firstname.lastname@example.org.