Foster & Kinship Care Education Program

Contact us

Phone:
(707) 476-4455

Email:
foster-kinship@redwoods.edu 

Hours:

Monday-Friday
9:00am- 4:00pm

Summer  Hours: June & July Monday-Thursday
9:00am.- 4:00pm
(Closed Fridays)

    

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**Due to the Coronavirus - this event is cancelled. 



SPRING CAREGIVER'S CONFERENCE 

March 19 & 20, 2020

College of the Redwoods, Eureka Campus

7351 Tompkins Hill Road, Eureka

   

Thursday, 9:00pm - 3:00pm and  Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm

Spring Caregiver's Conference
Foster Kinship Care Education Program at College of the Redwoods, in collaboration with Department of Health & Human Services, offers this event of training and speakers  to provide quality education and support opportunities to caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care.

ALL WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE IN THE HUMANITIES BUILDING.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

THURSDAY 

8:00am - 9:00am         Registration &  Continental Breakfast 

9:00am - 10:30am        Session 1     SB89 Reproductive Health 

                                     Session 2     Child Welfare 101 

 10:45am - 12:15pm     Session 1     Gender Non-Conforming Rights

                                     Session 2     Trauma Informed Care

1:15pm - 1:45pm          Session 1      ICWA & Child Welfare

                                    Session 2      Therapeutic  Foster Care

FRIDAY

8:00am - 9:00am         Registration &  Continental Breakfast 

9:00am - 10:30am       Session 1        Caregiver Mental Health

                                    Session 2        Gangs and Drugs In Humboldt County

10:45am - 12:15pm     Session 1        TRANSforming Organizations Training

                                   Session 2         SELPA, IEP & Special Needs Children

1:15pm - 3:00pm        Final Session     Former Foster Youth Panel

3:00pm Conference Ends.   


Speakers:

Wiilow Anderson, Redwood Community Services

Josephina Cortez, Changing Tides

Calla Peltier-Olson, Humboldt County Transition Age Youth

Chelsey  Castiglione, Six Rivers Planned Parenthood

Blair Kreuzer, MSW, Two-Feathers

Mindy Fattig, Humboldt-Del Norte SELPA

Deb Gee, MFT, former manager at Child Welfare 

Humboldt County Sheriff's Gang Resource Intelligence Team

 

This is a free event and open to the public. 

Space is limited for childcare and MUST  be reserved online.

All workshops take place in the Humanities Building.

  

If you do not have access to the internet, please call 476-4455 to register and reserve your childcare.


  Click here to register

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