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Feb 22, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015


Friday, February 27, 2015
      This event requires an RSVP AdoptCare Network Training: Advanced 8:30 AM

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AdoptCare Network Training- Advanced:
Continuing to build and strengthen a network of professionals ready to serve adoptive families

Where:
Greeley

When: 
February 27, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Class size is limited, so register early. For additional information or questions about registration, contact Erin Rediger at 303-755-4756 (toll free 1-800-451-5246) or by email.

Participants are responsible for their own lunch, snack, and beverage. Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed, we ask that you make arrangements for child care.

Trainer Bio:

Stacy G. York is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who focuses on helping families build stronger relationships and communicate effectively. She specializes in working with children who have been traumatized, abused, and neglected. Stacy is certified through the ChildTrauma Academy to use the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. Stacy brings Duke, her yellow lab, to therapy sessions and utilizes his skills as an Animal- Assisted Therapy Dog. Throughout the hundreds of kids Stacy has worked with, she has learned that healing takes time, compassion, and love. For more information on trauma and treatment, visit Stacy’s website at www.bewhatsright.com. You can connect with Stacy through Facebook:
www.facebook.com/bewhatsright or via email stacy@bewhatsright.com.

This training will address:

  • The impact of attachment on the child and family.
  • Brain development, trauma and emotional regulation.
  • How secondary trauma affects you and the families you work with.
  • Assessment/intervention strategies.
  • Parent coaching and consultation.     
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      This event requires an RSVP How to Create a Lifebook Training for Caregivers and Families 9:00 AM

How to Create a Lifebook Training for Caregivers and Families

Where:
The Adoption Exchange
51 N. Pecos Road Ste. 110
Las Vegas, NV 89101

When
February 27, 2015

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Cost: FREE

Class size is limited, so register early. For more information please contact:

Name: Jessica Roe
Number: 702-436-6335
Email: jroe@adoptex.org

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed, we ask that you make arrangements for child care. Participants are welcome to bring a light lunch or snack.

Trainer Bio: 

Denise Leffingwell MSW, LCSW has been collaborating, training, supporting, and partnering with those in Child Welfare and Mental Health for over 15 years. Whether as a local and national trainer, therapist, consultant, crisis assessment specialist, or front line worker, Denise’s mission is to share the message There is Always Hope in Healing. Denise conveys the passion to inspire those who are caring for and supporting “Our Children” through regulation and transitioning into a more peaceful life! 

In this half-day training, you will learn:

  • How to create and maintain life-books for children in care and after adoption.
  • You will understand the role life-books play in filling in the gaps for children, preserving their past and helping them understand their current situation.
  • Practice specific strategies for engaging children in the development of their life-book, and learn about methods for locating, collecting and maintaining items for inclusion.

This training will also introduce the Welcome Book, which is created by families waiting for foster care or adoptive placements. This book  can have a positive impact for children who are transitioning to a new placement. Welcome Book’s can be used as a recruitment tool and to ease anxiety during moves for children.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015
      This event requires an RSVP How to Create a Lifebook Training for Caregivers and Families 9:00 AM

How to Create a Lifebook Training  for Caregivers and Families

Where:
Best Western RV Park
1101 South HWY 160
Pahrump, NV 89048

When
February 28, 2015

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 Cost: FREE

Class size is limited, so register early. For more information please contact:

Name: Jessica Roe
Number: 702-436-6335
Email: jroe@adoptex.org

Due to the sensitive nature of the material being discussed, we ask that you make arrangements for child care. Participants are welcome to bring a light lunch or snack.

Trainer Bio: 

Denise Leffingwell MSW, LCSW has been collaborating, training, supporting, and partnering with those in Child Welfare and Mental Health for over 15 years. Whether as a local and national trainer, therapist, consultant, crisis assessment specialist, or front line worker, Denise’s mission is to share the message There is Always Hope in Healing. Denise conveys the passion to inspire those who are caring for and supporting “Our Children” through regulation and transitioning into a more peaceful life! 

In this half-day training, you will learn:

  • How to create and maintain life-books for children in care and after adoption.
  • You will understand the role life-books play in filling in the gaps for children, preserving their past and helping them understand their current situation.
  • Practice specific strategies for engaging children in the development of their life-book, and learn about methods for locating, collecting and maintaining items for inclusion.

This training will also introduce the Welcome Book, which is created by families waiting for foster care or adoptive placements. This book  can have a positive impact for children who are transitioning to a new placement. Welcome Book’s can be used as a recruitment tool and to ease anxiety during moves for children.

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