Parenting kids with a trauma background requires a new set of tools - that's why there's training.
GET CERTIFIED AT YOUR OWN PACE
Compelled to Care and Evergreen Caregiver Support are partnering to host an online First Aid & CPR Certification training with an in-person skills assessment.
About the online course:
Upon receiving your registration Nathan LaChine will send you a link with access to the course.
Each participant must register themselves using their LEGAL NAME and complete their own course.
Learn more about the course on the Evergreen Caregiver Support website: https://evergreencaregiversupport.org/trainings-and-classes/?fbclid=IwAR2MIoYNExeSlIu8WdgAy4BH8ZDqIBzWtDnPWHWjeJhxbYxC8OmyiL3YGYY
About the in-person skills assessment:
You MUST complete the online course before participating - even if you have taken First Aid and CPR in the past.
The in-person skills assessment is taught by certified trainer, Nathan LaChine, from Evergreen Caregiver Support
The skills assessment should only take 30 minutes; however, if we have a large group it could take up to an hour.
Childcare will be provided by Compelled to Care with pre-registration
Location: New Bridge Community Church
Good to know:
This certification is $65 and is NON-REFUNDABLE
From Evergreen Caregiver Support: Payment for Evergreen Caregiver Support's First AID & CPR are non-refundable and non-transferable, you MUST complete the online modules and course work BEFORE attending the scheduled Skills Assessment. Once you have successfully complete BOTH the online modules and your Skills Assessment you will than be issued a digital certificate card certifying you in First Aid & CPR.
Please note that DCYF is currently offering to reimburse caregivers for the costs associated with First AID & CPR certification (CPR and First Aid Update for Caregivers and CPAs June 27, 2023), once renewal or issue of Foster Care License. Evergreen Caregiver Support and Compelled to Care do NOT guarantee reimbursement of training fees by DCYF, to our knowledge you will be reimbursed.
This training is open to anyone needing certification, not just caregivers
For more information about this training email Nathan LaChine at
TRAUMA INFORMED CARE WITH DEBORAH GRAY
Hosted by 1MillionHome
Trauma Informed Care with Debora Gray is an excellent FREE online course with short 5-8 minute straight-to-the-point lessons about parenting kids from hard places. Deborah Gray, MPA, LICSW specializes in the attachment, grief, and trauma issues of children in her practice, Nurturing Attachments. Her passion is to help families develop close, satisfying relationships
Deborah is the author of the books - Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents, Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma, Attaching with Love, Hugs, and Joy, and co-author of Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child.
THE ALLIANCE FOR CHILD WELFARE EXCELLENCE
THE ALLIANCE CaRES
The Alliance CaRES is Washington States contracted support program for licensed foster parents, kinship caregivers and those going through the licensing process. They offer multiple avenues for training including facilitated support groups.