Foster Kinship

ABOUT FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION (FKCE)

The Ventura College Foster and Kinship Care Education Program provides quality education and support activities to the caregivers of children and youth in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth.

Classes are provided in both English & Spanish, at NO COST for anyone wanting to attend. In all classes, first priority will go to Foster Parents and Kinship Providers*, now referred to as Resource Parents.
*Kinship refers to families raising relative's children, either through an informal arrangement or formal (court) arrangement.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Call Rhonda Carlson, FKCE Specialist at (805) 289-6181 or email vcfostercare@vcccd.edu.


OCTOBER 2020 ONLINE TRAININGS
To download an English & Spanish flyer to share, click here.

Closed captioning is available with 7 days notice.

 

TRAININGS IN ENGLISH

Strong School Behavioral Strategies*
Thursday, October 8th @6-8PM
Instructor: Dr. Judy Sullivan Osterhage

To register for Strong School Behavioral Strategies, click here.

 

Trauma Informed Practices in Schools (TIPS)**
Monday, October 12th @1-3PM

Instructor: Lori Rangel

To register for Trauma Informed Practices in Schools, click here.

 

Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)*
Wednesday, October 14 @3-5PM

Instructor: Dr. Judy Sullivan Osterhage

To register for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children, click here


Parenting the Introvert vs Extrovert Child*
Saturday, October 24th @9-11AM

Instructor: Dr. Judy Sullivan Osterhage

To register for Parenting the Introvert vs Extrovert Child, click here.


Art & Trauma*
Tuesday, October 27th @6-8PM

Instructor: Dr. Judy Sullivan Osterhage

To register for Art & Trauma, click here.

Advocating for Children in Your Care
Wednesday, October 28 @6-7:30PM

Instructor: Renee Cervantez

To register for Advocating for Children in Your Care, click here.
This class is also available in Spanish on a different date. See list of Spanish classes below.


*In collaboration with the Coastal Valley FKCE Regional Collaborative
**In collaboration with Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE)

 

CPR & FIRST AID CLASSES

CPR classes, including re-certification trainings, are now available for free in both English & Spanish for Fall 2020 & Spring 2021.
These classes are only open to foster/approved resource parents. Spaces are very limited, so please register as soon as possible!

 

For any questions regarding these CPR classes, please email Daniel Rangel at drangel@vcccd.edu.

 

CLASES EN ESPAÑOL

Para bajar un volante, haz clic aquí

Subtítulos disponibles con 7 días de aviso

 

Identificando y Respondiendo al Trauma
jueves, 8 de octubre @ 6-7:30PM

Instructora: Raquel Montes

Haz clic aquí para registrarte para
Identificando y Respondiendo al Trauma.
 

Defendiendo las Necesidades de los Niños Bajo tu Cuidado
sábado, 17 de octubre @10-11:30AM
Instructora: Raquel Montes

Haz clic aquí para registrarte para Defendiendo las Necesidades de los Ninos Bajo tu Cuidado
 

Desarrollo de Niñez Hasta Adolescencia
martes, 27 de octubre @6-7:30PM

Instructora: Raquel Montes

Haz clic aquí para registrarte para
Desarollo de Ninez Hasta Adolescencia
 

CLASES DE PRIMEROS AUXILIOS, RCP y DEA

Clases de Primeros Auxilios, RCP y DEA (conocidos como CPR & First Aid en inglés), incluyendo las clases de recertificación para renovar su carta, ahora están disponibles, sin costo, en inglés y español para el otoño 2020 y primavera 2021. Estas fechas solo están disponibles para padres de crianza temporal (foster care en inglés) o familias de apoyo (Resource Families en inglés), incluye clases de renovación. Hay un límite de espacios. Por favor regístrate lo más pronto posible.

Para preguntas sobre clases de Primeros Auxilios, favor de mandar un correo electrónico a Daniel Rangel: drangel@vcccd.edu.


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