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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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.
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

THURSDAY 

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

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

                                     Session 2     Working with Birth Parents 

 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.

  

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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