Connecting with the Child Inside

This training is a comprehensive look at the need to meet needs rather than simply managing behavior when working with youth. The roles of youth and adult private logic and methods to connect with adult wary youth are examined. This 2-hour training includes: • The importance of meeting needs rather than simply managing behavior •[…]

Creating Spaces of Safety for Children in Care

Working with youth from difficult places occasionally includes dealing with aggressive verbal and physical behavior. This training outlines skills that may help the youth care professional be ready to provide support to youth in crisis. In this 3-hour training participants will: • Learn to identify the individual and environmental risk factors leading to aggression •[…]

Youth Abuse and Neglect- Awareness and Prevention

When working with youth and families, it is important for professionals to be aware of the physical and behavioral signs of abuse and neglect, including understanding how to correctly report suspected abuse and neglect. In this 3 hour training, participants will: • Examine the physical and behavioral indicators of physical, sexual and emotional abuse and[…]

Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Childcare

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death among infants aged 1-12 months. Prevention of SIDS relies on the knowledge of the caregiver around how infants are placed in sleeping arrangements. This 1-hour training includes: • A definition of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) •[…]