Prevention Training: Child Exploitation – Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Chil

Sexual trafficking, also known as the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), is any sexual activity involving a child for which something of value is given or promised. Building on the education provided in Stewards of Children®, Darkness to Light’s evidence-based training on preventing, recognizing, and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse, this training teaches you about the root cause of commercial sexual exploitation and why preventing sexual abuse is important to reducing the risk of children being sexually exploited. It is highly recommended that participants complete Stewards of Children® prior to taking the course.

WHAT ARE THE OUTCOMES?
During the training, you will hear compelling stories from experts and survivors about the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
You will also:
– learn what child exploitation is and what circumstances make children vulnerable.
– learn about the root causes of commercial sexual exploitation directly from survivors.
– understand how preventing child sexual abuse reduces the risk for children being commercially sexually exploited.
– hear about actions adults can take to prevent child exploitation.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
– There is no need to officially register for this event.
– No childcare offered on-site.
– This training is good for 1 contact hour of continuing education for social workers, nurses and foster parents.
Contact for more information:
Telsche Overby
telscheoverby@gmail.com

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training: Stewards of Children®

What is Stewards of Children ®?
Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.
Important Information:
– There is no need to officially register for this event.
– No childcare offered on-site.
– This training is good for 2 contact hours of continuing education for social workers, nurses and foster parents.
Contact for more information:
Telsche Overby
telscheoverby@gmail.com

Pre-Apprenticeship Training for Direct Support Professionals

Trainees will receive certifications in Basic Life Support CPR, First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Mandt©. The PATH training will also include skills in professionalism in the health care setting as well as HIPAA, Self-Care for Health Professionals, and Medical Communication. Upon completion, trainees will have the opportunity to interview for a DSP apprenticeship position to earn while they continue to learn!

Event Contact: Teresa Novakovich TeresaN@alaskapca.org
(907) 357-0411

Prevention Training: Bystanders Protecting Children from Boundary Violations

Prevention Training: Bystanders Protecting Children from Boundary Violations & Sexual Abuse

In this training you will learn how to be an active bystander in child sexual abuse prevention and response. You will receive examples of boundary violations and inappropriate behaviors, and how you can make spontaneous and planned interventions that reinforce boundaries and protect children. This training builds on the education provided in Stewards of Children®, Darkness to Light’s evidence-based training on preventing, recognizing, and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse. It is highly recommended that participants complete Stewards of Children® prior to taking the course.

WHAT ARE THE OUTCOMES?
During the training, you will hear compelling stories from experts and survivors about being an active bystander.

You will also:
– learn what it means to be an active bystander.
– learn what actions you can take as an active bystander.
– receive examples of boundary violations and red flag behaviors.
– learn how to make spontaneous and planned interventions.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
– There is no need to officially register for this event.
– No childcare offered on-site.
– This training is good for 1 contact hour of continuing education for social workers, nurses and foster parents.
Contact for more information:
Telsche Overby
telscheoverby@gmail.com

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training: Stewards of Children®

What is Stewards of Children ®?
Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.
Important Information:
– There is no need to officially register for this event.
– No childcare offered on-site.
– This training is good for 2 contact hours of continuing education for social workers, nurses and foster parents.
Contact for more information:
Telsche Overby
telscheoverby@gmail.com

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training: Stewards of Children®

What is Stewards of Children ®?

Stewards of Children® is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children.

It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.
Important Information:
– There is no need to officially register for this event.
– No childcare offered on-site.
– This training is good for 2 contact hours of continuing education for social workers, nurses and foster parents.

Contact for more information:
Telsche Overby
telscheoverby@gmail.com

Online Presentation: ACEs & Trauma Sensitive

Event by ROCK Mat-Su and Mat-Su Health Foundation
https://zoom.us/join

Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min

Public · Anyone on or off Facebook

This FREE workshop is open to ADULTS who are interested in learning how to identify and counteract Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to develop resilient kids.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 963 0471 4448
Password: ROCK
Passcode: 872449
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Find your local number: https://matsuk12-us.zoom.us/u/keu7gtx0re

Join by Skype for Business
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Frequent or prolonged exposure to stress can create toxic stress which can damage the developing brain of a child and overall health. A Survival Mode Response to toxic stress increases a child’s heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and muscle tension. Their thinking brain is knocked offline. Self-protection is their priority. In other words: “I can’t hear you! I can’t respond to you! I am just trying to be safe!”

Learn How Resilience Trumps ACEs! Parents, Teachers and Caregivers can help by:
– Gaining an understanding of ACEs and how they affect children’s social, emotional, and cognitive abilities and their connection a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan.
– Creating environments where children feel safe emotionally & physically.
– Helping children identify feelings & manage emotions
– Creating a safe physical & emotional environment at home, in school, and in neighborhoods.
– Share ways to build resilience.

Questions?

Presentation Content Contact: Michelle.Boyden@matsuk12.us

Event Details Contact: candrews@rockmatsu.org

Online Presentation: ACEs & Trauma Sensitive

Event by ROCK Mat-Su and Mat-Su Health Foundation
https://zoom.us/join

Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min

Public · Anyone on or off Facebook

This FREE workshop is open to ADULTS who are interested in learning how to identify and counteract Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to develop resilient kids.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 963 0471 4448
Password: ROCK
Passcode: 872449
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,96304714448#,,,,*872449# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,96304714448#,,,,*872449# US (San Jose)

Dial In:
Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (D.C)

Find your local number: https://matsuk12-us.zoom.us/u/keu7gtx0re

Join by Skype for Business
https://matsuk12-us.zoom.us/skype/96304714448

Frequent or prolonged exposure to stress can create toxic stress which can damage the developing brain of a child and overall health. A Survival Mode Response to toxic stress increases a child’s heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and muscle tension. Their thinking brain is knocked offline. Self-protection is their priority. In other words: “I can’t hear you! I can’t respond to you! I am just trying to be safe!”

Learn How Resilience Trumps ACEs! Parents, Teachers and Caregivers can help by:
– Gaining an understanding of ACEs and how they affect children’s social, emotional, and cognitive abilities and their connection a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan.
– Creating environments where children feel safe emotionally & physically.
– Helping children identify feelings & manage emotions
– Creating a safe physical & emotional environment at home, in school, and in neighborhoods.
– Share ways to build resilience.

Questions?

Presentation Content Contact: Michelle.Boyden@matsuk12.us

Event Details Contact: candrews@rockmatsu.org

Online Presentation: ACEs & Trauma Sensitive

Event by ROCK Mat-Su and Mat-Su Health Foundation
https://zoom.us/join

Price: Free · Duration: 1 hr 30 min

Public · Anyone on or off Facebook

This FREE workshop is open to ADULTS who are interested in learning how to identify and counteract Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to develop resilient kids.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 963 0471 4448
Password: ROCK
Passcode: 872449
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,96304714448#,,,,*872449# US (Houston)
+16699006833,,96304714448#,,,,*872449# US (San Jose)

Dial In:
Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (D.C)

Find your local number: https://matsuk12-us.zoom.us/u/keu7gtx0re

Join by Skype for Business
https://matsuk12-us.zoom.us/skype/96304714448

Frequent or prolonged exposure to stress can create toxic stress which can damage the developing brain of a child and overall health. A Survival Mode Response to toxic stress increases a child’s heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and muscle tension. Their thinking brain is knocked offline. Self-protection is their priority. In other words: “I can’t hear you! I can’t respond to you! I am just trying to be safe!”

Learn How Resilience Trumps ACEs! Parents, Teachers and Caregivers can help by:
– Gaining an understanding of ACEs and how they affect children’s social, emotional, and cognitive abilities and their connection a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan.
– Creating environments where children feel safe emotionally & physically.
– Helping children identify feelings & manage emotions
– Creating a safe physical & emotional environment at home, in school, and in neighborhoods.
– Share ways to build resilience.

Questions?

Presentation Content Contact: Michelle.Boyden@matsuk12.us

Event Details Contact: candrews@rockmatsu.org

Online Training Innovations in Family Contact Best Practices for FOSTER PARENTS

Mat-Su Foster Parents are invited to be an innovator of family contact in child welfare!
Total Training Hours: 18 Hours (over 5 weeks)
Dates & Times (AKST):
Sat, Mar 27, 2021 | 9:00 – 1:00 PM
Sat, April 10, 2021 | 9:00 – 1:00 PM
Weds, April 21, 2021 | 9:00 – 1:00 PM
Weds, April 28, 2021 | 9:00 – 1:00 PM

Current Foster Parents will be offered a stipend for their time + an additional amount is available for child care if needed.

Pre-Registration REQUIRED: http://dughost.imodules.com/s/1150/community/index.aspx…

Family contact is vitally important to successfully reunifying children with their families. Attend the FREE Best Practices in Family Contact virtual training. This interactive and thought-provoking learning experience will bring together Mat-Su Valley professionals, foster parents, and family time supporters ready to discover how to apply best practices that give families the best chance of:
– maintaining parent/child attachment
– building positive future connections
– successful family reunification

Learn how you can safely support and increase family contact for children. The virtual training includes a two-hour online training that will be done prior to the first day of virtual training, which will set the foundation for learning. Two sessions will be dedicated to your unique role as a foster parent, followed by two sessions of interacting with other professionals who support quality family contact. You will receive certification of completion for 18 total training hours.

Don’t forget to register!