Bakersfield College

Foster & Kinship Care Education and Training Schedule

2013-2014

Address:
  • Weill Institute Room 102
  • 2100 Chester Avenue
  • Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Child Care?
    No. Sorry, child care is not provided.
    Pre-Register:
    Mary Halberg, Program Manager
    Bakersfield College
    Family and Consumer Education Division
    Telephone: Registration Line (661) 319-1836 or Mary @ (661) 395-4737
     
    Schedule:
    Note-All trainings held on Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. & 7:30-9:30 p.m.
    Registration held before trainings, at 5:15 p.m.
     
    FREE TRAINING
     
    Date Time Topic Facilitator
    7/9/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856) Lori Toia, PFLAG Representative, Educator
    7/9/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cultural Sensitivity Rosita Barron, CAPK Head Start, CECMP Director Mentor
    7/16/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Health & Education Passports KCDOPH Nurse TBA
    7/16/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Internet Bullying Laura Sparks, BPD Crime Prevention
    8/6/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Health & Education Passports KCDOPH Nurse TBA
    8/6/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Things Parents Should Know About Title22 Anna Ellis, KCDHS Licensing
    8/13/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856) Lori Toia, PFLAG Representative, Educator
    8/13/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Level 3 TBA
    9/03/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. CASA Court Appointed Special Advocates Helping Children and Families Janet Shaw, CASA
    9/03/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cultural Sensitivity *SB500 Applicable Rosita Barron, CAPK Head Start, CECMP Director Mentor
    9/10/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Drug Babies & Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Barbara Blaine, Susan McArthur, KCDOPH Nurses and Barbara Fowler
    9/10/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Teen Parent Rights and Fostering Connections to Success Act *SB500 Applicable (TBA) Jennifer Mason-Robbins, KCDHS ILP Social Worker
    10/1/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Special Medical Needs (Part 1) *SB500 Applicable Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN
    10/1/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Special Medical Needs (Part 2) *SB500 Applicable Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN
    10/08/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Adoptions & Developmental Impact Clifton Taylor, KCDHS Adoptions
    10/08/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Grief & Loss Melissa Bradex, Educator and Former Foster Youth
    11/5/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hair & Skin Care for African American Children (TBA) Sam Matlock, KCDHS Social Service Supervisor
    11/5/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Prudent Parenting, Respite Care & SCIAP Darla Munoz, KCDHS Social Worker
    11/12/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Making It Work Foster Parents Working Together Gayla Gibson, Caregivers of Kern County and former foster parent
    11/12/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Level 4 TBA
    Date Time Topic Facilitator
    12/3/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cultural Sensitivity **SB500 Applicable Rosita Barron,
    CAPK Head Start,
    CECMP Director
    Mentor
    12/3/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care
    (AB458, AB1856)
    Lori Toia, PFLAG Representative, Educator
    12/10/13 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Court & Your Foster Child (AB490 Educational Rights and AB2096) Hal Lockey, KCDHS Social Services Worker
    12/10/13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs - Level 2 Brenda Story, KCMH Supervisor
    Monica Bonello, KCDHS Supervisor
    1/28/14 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Communicable Diseases (Including Headlice and MRSA)
    *SB500 Applicable

    Norma VanSant,
    KCDOPH Nurse

    1/28/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Training of Trainers – Foster Parent & Kinship Caregiver Facilitator Training

    Debra Watkins Dennison,
    BC Adjunct Faculty

    2/4/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Child Abuse Laws & Reporting: What, When & How to Report It Kathleen Newman, KCDHS Social Worker
    2/4/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Resources for Raising Children with Special Needs - IEPs, 504s, and AB490 Dian Schneider,
    Resource Specialist
    H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection
    2/11/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Shaken Baby Syndrome & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    *SB500 Applicable
    Monique Moreland,
    KCDOPH Nurse
    2/11/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Type 1 Diabetes Kara Barton,
    Central Cal Type 1 Diabetes Foundation
    3/4/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Allegations - What to do - When an Investigator Knocks Anna Ellis – KCDHS Licensing
    3/4/14 7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Working Successfully With Teen Parents
    *SB500 Applicable

    Jennifer Mason Robbins, KCDHS ILP Social Worker

    3/11/14 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Cultural Sensitivity
    *SB500 Applicable

    Rosita Barron, CAPK Head Start, CECMP Director Mentor
    3/11/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856) Lori Toia, PFLAG Representative, Educator
    4/01/14 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Infant /Toddler  Development, Discipline & Safety
    *SB500 Applicable

    Diane Souza, Retired Site Supervisor BC Child Development Center
    4/01/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Parenting Traumatized Children

    Sabrina Sherrill,
    MFT

    4/08/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. AB12 Fostering Connections To Success Act (Extension of Foster Care Benefits) – Teen Parent Rights

    Jennifer Mason Robbins, KCDHS ILP Program Supervisor

    4/08/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 3 Patty Rosales, KCDHS Supervisor Carlita Soza, HWCGC Supervisor
    5/06/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pregnancy, Pre-Natal Care & Resources Russ Hasting, KCDOPH Maternal Child Adolescent Health
    5/06/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 4

    Leslie Foster, MSW Social Service Supervisor
    Terry Willey, KCMH Unit Supervisor

    5/13/14 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Special Medical Needs (Part 1)
    *SB500 Applicable

    Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN
    5/13/14 7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Special Medical Needs (Part 2)
    *SB500 Applicable

    Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN
    6/03/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Human Trafficking Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking
    6/03/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Bonding & Attachment TBA
    6/10/14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 2

    Miriam Ocampo, KCDHS Supervisor
    Brenda Story, ASW KCMH Supervisor

    6/10/14 7:30-9:30 p.m. Child Visitations, Expectations & Guidelines Jeanine Reneau, KCDHS Supervisor