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Big Behaviors: Understanding and Managing Lying, Stealing & Meltdowns

This is a two-part training that takes place on Thursday, July 11th and Thursday, July 18th from 6 PM to 8 PM. Youth who have experienced trauma often have behaviors that can be frustrating and challenging to manage. In general, traditional parenting techniques are not effective, leaving care providers baffled and overwhelmed. This training will… Read More »Big Behaviors: Understanding and Managing Lying, Stealing & Meltdowns

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Ready, Set, Fly

Developmental Trauma Center 11358 Van Cleve Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

This is a 2-week course (Thurs July 11 & 18 from 6:00-8:30pm).  Training for any foster parent interested in providing care for teens and based on the curriculum of the Casey Family Programs. This training is recommended for foster families accepting placements of foster youth aged 14 or older. To register, call 314.968.2350 ext. 7234… Read More »Ready, Set, Fly

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Life Skills Class – Sewing Pillows

Hope Ranch

Class is open to any youth (13-19) in the Franklin County, Missouri area who is interested in gaining some life skills. Classes are provided by the Juvenile Office. RSVP to Denise.Sprick@courts.mo.gov  

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Attachment

This training helps participants understand the importance of attachment in parenting, both for the children and parents who are fostering or adopting. It covers the impact of fractured attachments/lack of attachments on children’s ability to attach and identifies strategies to develop healthy attachment bonds. This theme also covers developing trust and developing children’s sense of… Read More »Attachment

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Life Skills Class – Wise Spending

Juvenile Office

This class is open to any youth (13-19) in the Franklin County, Missouri area who is interested in gaining some life skills.  Classes are provided by the Juvenile Office. RSVP to Denise.Sprick@courts.mo.gov

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MO Healthy Kids Presentation, Led by Mary Mogg, MSW

Developmental Trauma Center 11358 Van Cleve Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

Show Me Healthy Kids offers several benefits that you may not know about, such as earning money for well care doctor visits, transportation services for birth parents to visit their children, and free sensory kits for some children. Get help as you navigate the healthcare system so members can get the treatments and benefits they… Read More »MO Healthy Kids Presentation, Led by Mary Mogg, MSW

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Fostering Futures Recap

CASA of Mideast Missouri Office 80a North Oak Street, Union, MO, United States

If you are working with teenagers and have questions about what happens next after foster care, come join a few experts who will help you understand DMH services/Guardianships for adults/ISL arrangements. RSVP: angie@casamideastmo.org  

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Developing Social Skills

Developmental Trauma Center 11358 Van Cleve Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

Two-week class (Wed, July 24 & 31 from 6:00-8:30pm) Lagging social skills put children at risk for bullying and exclusion. In this 5-hour, two-week class, parents will learn how to assist their children in acquiring skills related to social competency. The parent’s role as social coach is explored, along with social boundaries, levels of friendship,… Read More »Developing Social Skills

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Life Skills Class – Social Scenarios

Hope Ranch

This class is open to any youth (13-19) in the Franklin County, Missouri area who is interested in gaining some life skills.  Classes are provided by the Juvenile Office. RSVP to Denise.Sprick@courts.mo.gov

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MO C.A.R.E.

Developmental Trauma Center 11358 Van Cleve Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States

MO C.A.R.E. pre-service training is required of any individual wishing to be licensed as a foster parent through the state of Missouri. This training will be for 10 weeks from 6:00-9:00 pm on the following dates: Monday, July 29 Mondays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 Mondays, Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 Monday, Oct 7 For… Read More »MO C.A.R.E.

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Mental Health Considerations

Virtual

This training provides a basic understanding of mental health disorders and conditions that commonly occur in childhood. Content is shared to illustrate that not all ‘survival’ behaviors or symptoms of grief are connected with mental health disorders. Commonly administered psychotropic medications are described and information about how to obtain consistent, adequate and appropriate access to… Read More »Mental Health Considerations

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