Bakersfield College

Foster & Kinship Care Education and Training Schedule

2014-2015

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

7/08/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856)

Lori Toia, Educator

7/08/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Cultural Sensitivity

Rosita Barron, CAPK Head Start, CECMP Director Mentor

7/15/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Level 2

Cherilyn Price, KCDHS LCSW, CPS Supervisor
Terry Willey, KCMH Supervisor

7/15/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dream Center

Ian Anderson, Foster Youth Educational Services Liaison KCSOS

8/05/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Bonding and Attachment - Fostering Relationships Between Bio/Foster Parents

Becky Colaw, Pathway Family Services Social Worker Supervisor

8/05/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

What’s New About Title 22

Ana Ellis, KCDHS Licensing

 

8/12/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856)

Lori Toia, Educator

8/12/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Level 2

Cherilyn Price, KCDHS LCSW, CPS Supervisor
Brenda Story, KCMH Supervisor

9/02/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates Helping Children and Families

Janet Shaw, CASA

9/02/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Caring for Children With Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Level 2

Miriam Ocampo, KCDHS Supervisor
Vija Turjanis, KCMH Supervisor

9/09/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Drug Babies & Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Barbara Blaine, Susan McArthur, KCDOPH Nurses and Barbara Fowler

9/09/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Teen Parent Rights and Fostering Connections to Success Act
*SB500 Applicable

Juanika Barnett, KCDHS ILP Social Worker

10/07/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Special Medical Needs (Part 1)
*SB500 Applicable

Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN

10/07/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Special Medical Needs
(Part 2)
*SB500 Applicable

Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN

10/14/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Adoptions & Developmental Impact

Gayle Achuff
KCDHS Adoptions

10/14/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Grief & Loss
Relationships Between Bio and Foster Parents

Melissa Bradex, Educator and Former Foster Youth

11/04/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Hair & Skin Care for African American Children

Sam Matlock,
KCDHS Social Service Supervisor

11/04/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Prudent Parenting, Respite Care & SCIAP – Support for Resource Families and Sharing Information

Darla Munoz, KCDHS Social Worker

11/18/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Making It Work – Foster Parents Working Together

Gayla Gibson, Caregivers of Kern County

 

11/18/14

7:30-9:30 p.mm.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs Levels 3/4

Cherilyn Price, KCDHS LCSW, CPS Supervisor
Vija Turjanis, KCMH Supervisor

 

12/02/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Human Trafficking

Phil Gazley, Against Human Trafficking - Social Justice and City Ministries Coordinator
YWAM City Initiatives

12/02/14

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856)

Lori Toia, Educator

12/09/14

5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Court & Your Foster Child (AB490 Educational Rights, AB2096 and AB167216)

Hal Lockey,
KCDHS Social Services Worker

12/09/13

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 2

Monica Goodell-Bonell, KCDHS Supervisor
Vija Turjanis, KCMH Supervisor

1/20/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Communicable Diseases (Including Headlice and MRSA)
*SB500 Applicable

Norma VanSant,
KCDOPH Nurse

1/20/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Training of Trainers – Foster Parent & Kinship Caregiver Facilitator Training

Debra Watkins
Dennison, BC Adjunct Faculty

1/27/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Child Abuse Laws & Reporting – What, When & How To Report It

KCDHS Staff Development Social Worker - TBA

1/27/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Resources for Raising Children With Special Needs – IEP’s, 504’s and AB490

Dian Schneider, Resource Specialist H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection

2/03/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Shaken Baby Syndrome & Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
*SB500 Applicable

Monique Moreland, KCDOPH Nurse

 

 

2/03/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Type 1 Diabetes

Kara Barton, Central Cal Type 1 Diabetes Foundation

2/10/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Allegations – What To Do – When An Investigator Knocks

Ana Ellis – KCDHS Licensing

2/10/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Working Successfully with Teen  Parents
*SB500 Applicable

Juanika Barnett, KCDHS ILP Social Worker

3/03/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cultural Sensitivity
*SB500 Applicable

Rosita Barron, CAPK Head Start, CECMP Director Mentor

3/03/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Care (AB458,AB1856)

 Lori Toia, Educator

3/10/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Infant /Toddler  Development, Discipline & Safety Milestones
*SB500 Applicable

Diane Souza, Retired Site Supervisor BC Child Development Center

3/10/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 2

Patty Rosales, KCDHS Supervisor
Carlita Coley, HWCGC Supervisor

4/07/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

AB12 Fostering Connections To Success Act (Extension of Foster Care Benefits) – Teen Parent Rights

Juanika Barnett, KCDHS ILP Social Worker

4/07/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Parenting Traumatized Children

Sabrina Sherrill,
MFT

4/14/15

5:30-7:30  p.m.

Pregnancy, Pre-Natal Care & Resources

KCDOPH Maternal Child Adolescent Health

4/14/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 2

Cherilyn Price, KCDHS LCSW, CPS Supervisor
Joy Quiton, KCMH Supervisor

5/05/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Special Medical Needs (Part 1)
*SB500 Applicable

Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN

5/05/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Special Medical Needs
(Part 2)
*SB500 Applicable

Edee Ellenberger, Retired RN

 

 

5/12/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Human Trafficking

Phil Gazley, Against Human Trafficking - Social Justice and City Ministries Coordinator
YWAM City Initiatives

5/12/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Bonding and Attachment - Fostering Relationships Between Bio/Foster Parents

Becky Colaw, Pathway Family Services Social Worker Supervisor

6/02/15

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Caring for Children with Severe Emotional/Behavioral Needs – Level 2

Miriam Ocampo, KCDHS Supervisor
Vija Turjanis, KCMH Supervisor

6/02/15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Child Visitations, Expectations & Guidelines

Monica Goodell KCDHS Supervisor