FREE ONLINE FOSTER PARENT TRAINING
The Foster Care Academy provides accessible, affordable, and transformational online training for foster parents to help meet licensing requirements and empower them to better care for the children they have taken into their home.
At the end of this online training you will have a better understanding of effective discipline strategies, three principles when working with children, and how adoptive and foster parents can better connect with their children.
This course reviews effective de-escalation techniques for children in foster care, especially those who often display very strong levels of emotion.
This course discusses discipline strategies recommended to use with children who have a history of trauma.
Arthur Becker Weidman, Ph.D., founder of The Center for Family Development, reviews complex trauma in children, the seven domains of impairment experienced in correlation with trauma, and effective treatments.
Dr. Daniel Hughes, founder of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), describes the shared characteristic of mistrust among children placed in foster or adoptive homes and the interventions recommended from an attachment-focused theoretical background.