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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online To go directly to any of the location information for the cities below, click on the blue hyperlink.

Location Appleton, WI Cleveland, WI Eagle River, WI Eau Claire, WI Glendale (Milwaukee), WI Green Bay, WI Janesville, WI Madison, WI Onalaska, WI Oshkosh, WI Rice Lake, WI Richland Center, WI Summit, WI Waupun, WI Wausau, WI Wisconsin Rapids, WI

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Series Description Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. 2


Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: WCWPDS Appleton, 2323 E Capitol Dr, Appleton, WI 54911 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Thurs July 12, 2018 9am-12pm 11042

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Tues July 17, 2018 9am-12pm 11043

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Thurs July 19, 2018 9am-12pm 11044

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Thurs July 26, 2018 9am-12pm 11045

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Tues July 31, 2018 9am-12pm 11046

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Thurs Aug 2, 2018 9am-12pm 11047

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Tues Aug 7, 2018 9am-12pm 11048

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Thurs Aug 9, 2018 9am-12pm 11049

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Tues Aug 14, 2018 9am-12pm 11050

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Thurs Aug 16, 2018 9am-12pm 11051

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave, Cleveland, WI 53015 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat Aug 4, 2018 9am-12pm 10867 Lakeshore Building, Cleveland Room

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Aug 4, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10868 Lakeshore Building, Cleveland Room

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Aug 25, 2018 9am-12pm 10871 Public Safety Building, room P105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10872 Public Safety Building, room P105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Sept 8, 2018 9am-12pm 10873 Public Safety Building, room P105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Sept 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10874 Public Safety Building, room P105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Sept 22, 2018 9am-12pm 10875 Public Safety Building, room P105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Sept 22, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10876 Public Safety Building, room P105 Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10870 Lakeshore Building, Cleveland Room

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Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Oct 6, 2018 9am-12pm 10869 Lakeshore Building, Cleveland Room


Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Northland Pines High School, 1800 Pleasure Island Rd, Eagle River, WI 54521 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat July 21, 2018 9am-12pm 11053

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat July 21, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11054

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Aug 4, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11056

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Aug 18, 2018 9am-12pm 11057

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Sept 15, 2018 9am-12pm 11059

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Sept 15, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11060 Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Sept 29, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11062

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Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Aug 4, 2018 9am-12pm 11055

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11058 Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Sept 29, 2018 9am-12pm 11061


Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: UW Eau Claire- Centennial Hall, 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Wed July 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10857

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat July 21, 2018 9am-12pm 10858

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat July 21, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10859

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed July 25, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10860

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed Aug 1, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10861

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Wed Aug 8, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10862

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10863

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10864

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Sept 8, 2018 9am-12pm 10865

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Sept 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10866

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online

Location: Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership, 4425 N. Port Washington Road, Glendale (Milwaukee), WI Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency Sat July 21, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10911 Thurs Aug 9, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10912 Tues Sept 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10913 Sat Oct 13, 2018 9am-12pm 10914

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement Sat July 28, 2018 9am-12pm 10915 Thurs Aug 16, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10916 Tues sept 18, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10917 Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10918 Thurs Nov 1, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10919

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness Tues July 10, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10920 Sat July 28, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10921 Thurs Aug 23, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10922 Tues Sept 25, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10923 Thurs Nov 8, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10924

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 Tues July 17, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10925 Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:00am-12:00pm 10926 Thurs Aug 30, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10927 Tues Oct 2, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10928 Sat Nov 3, 2018 9am-12pm 10929 Thurs Nov 15, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10930

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 Tues July 24, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10931 Sat Aug 25, 2018 9am-12pm 10932 Thurs Sept 13, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10933 Tues Oct 9, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10934 Sat Nov 3, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10935 Tues Nov 27, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10936

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development Tues July 31, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10937 Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10938 Thurs Sept 20, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10939 Tues Oct 16, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10940 Thurs Nov 29, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10941 Sat Dec 1, 2018 9am-12pm 10942

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment Tues Aug 7, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10943 Sat Sept 8, 2018 9am-12pm 10944 Thurs Sept 27, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10945 Tues Oct 23, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10946 Thurs Oct 25, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10947 Sat Dec 1, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10948 Tues Dec 4, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10949

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement Thurs July 12, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10952 Tues Aug 14, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10953 Sat Sept 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10954 Thurs Oct 4, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10955 Tues Oct 30, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10956 Thurs Dec 6, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10957 Sat Dec 15, 2018 9am-12pm 10958

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline Thurs July 19, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10959 Tues Aug 21, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10960 Sat Sept 15, 2018 9am-12pm 10961 Thurs Oct 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10962 Tues Nov 6, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10963 Tues Dec 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10964 Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10965

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family Thurs July 26, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10966 Tues Aug 28, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10967 Sat Sept 15, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10968 Thurs Oct 18, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10969 Tues Nov 13, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10970 Sat Dec 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10971 Thurs Dec 13, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10972

Overview of the Children's Court System For Foster Parents Thurs Aug 2, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10973 Sat Sept 22, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10974 Tues Oct 30, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10975 Tues Dec 18, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10976

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Tundra Lodge, 865 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat Oct 20, 2018 9am-12pm 11119

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11120

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Nov 3, 2018 9am-12pm 11121

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Nov 3, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11122

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Nov 17, 2018 9am-12pm 11123

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11124

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Dec 1, 2018 9am-12pm 11125

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Dec 1, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11126

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11128

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Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Dec 15, 2018 9am-12pm 11127


Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Janesville Conference Center, 3100 Wellington Place, Janesville, WI 53546 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Mon July 9, 2018 6-9pm 10820 Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Mon Aug 6, 2018 6-9pm 10824

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Mon Aug 27, 2018 6-9pm 10831

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Mon July 16, 2018 6-9pm 10821

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Mon July 23, 2018 6-9pm 10823

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Mon Aug 13, 2018 6-9pm 10825

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Mon Aug 20, 2018 6-9pm 10826

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Mon Sept 17, 2018 6-9pm 10832

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Mon Sept 24, 2018 6-9pm 10833

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Mon Oct 1, 2018 6-9pm 10835

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: WCWPDS Madison 8010 Excelsior Drive, Madison, WI 53717 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat July 7, 2018 9am-12pm 11022 Mon Nov 5, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11032

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat July 7, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11023 Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11033

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat July 21, 2018 9am-12pm 11024 Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11034

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat July 21, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11025 Tues Nov 27, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11035

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Aug 11, 2018 9am-12pm 11026 Mon Dec 3, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11036

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11027 Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11037

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Aug 25, 2018 9am-12pm 11028 Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11038

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11029 Mon Jan 7, 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm 11039

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Sept 15, 2018 9am-12pm 11030 Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm 11040

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Sept 15, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11031 Mon Jan 22, 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm 11041

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Stoney Creek, 3060 S Kinney Coulee Rd, Onalaska, WI 54650 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Wed Sept 19, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11098

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Wed Sept 26, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11099

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11100

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11102

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11103

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Wed Nov 7, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11104

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11105

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11106

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Wed Dec 5, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11107

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11108

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Best Western Waterfront, Henrietta Room, 1 N. Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Tues Oct 23, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10898

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Tues Oct 30, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10899

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Tues Nov 6, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10900

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Tues Nov 13, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10901

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Tues Nov 20, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10904

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Tues Nov 27, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10905

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Tues Dec 4, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10906

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Tues Dec 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10907

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Tues Dec 18, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10908

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Tues Jan 8, 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm 10910

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: WITC Rice Lake, Room 241, 1900 College Dr, Rice Lake, WI 54868 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Wed Oct 17, 2018 6-9pm 11109

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Oct 27, 2018 9am-12pm 11110

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11111

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Nov 3, 2018 9am-12pm 11112

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Nov 3, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11113

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Wed Nov 7, 2018 6-9pm 11114

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Tues Nov 27, 2018 6-9pm 11115

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Tues Dec 4, 2018 6-9pm 11116 Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Dec 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11118

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Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Dec 8, 2018 9am-12pm 11117


Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Ramada Richland Center, 1450 Veterans Dr, Richland Center, WI 53581 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat Aug 4, 2018 9am-12pm 11063

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Aug 4, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11064

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Aug 25, 2018 9am-12pm 11065

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11066

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Sept 22, 2018 9am-12pm 11067

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Sept 22, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11069

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Oct 6, 2018 9am-12pm 11070

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11071

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Oct 13, 2018 9am-12pm 11072

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11073

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Aurora Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Dr, Summit, WI 53066 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat Sept 22, 2018 9am-12pm 10888 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Sept 22, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10889 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Oct 6, 2018 9am-12pm 10890 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10891 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Oct 20, 2018 9am-12pm 10894 Gifford Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Oct 20 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10895 Gifford Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Nov 10, 2018 9am-12pm 10892 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10893 Draper Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Nov 17, 2018 9am-12pm 10896 Gifford Hall

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 10897 Gifford Hall

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Waupun Public Library, 123 S. Forest St, Waupun, WI 53963 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11074

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11075

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Wed Sept 5, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11076

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed Sept 12, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11077

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Wed Sept 19, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11078

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Wed Sept 26, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11079

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11080

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11081

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11082

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 11083

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Westwood Conference Center, 1800 Westwood Center Blvd, Wausau, WI 54401 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Tues Sept 11, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10877

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Tues Sept 18, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10878

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Tues Sept 25, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10879

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Tues Oct 2, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10880

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Tues Oct 9, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10881

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Tues Oct 16, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10883

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Tues Oct 23, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10884

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Tues Oct 30, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10885

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Tues Nov 6, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10886

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Tues Nov 20, 2018 5:30pm-8:30pm 10887

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Upcoming Foster, Adoptive, Relative Parent Foundation Series 2018 Training Location Overview Please note: registration is required. For assistance contact mcwp@uwm.edu or 414-964-7400 For specific dates, please log in to PDS Online Location: Hotel Mead, 451 E Grand Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Foster Parent Foundation Module 1: Partners in Permanency This workshop introduces the parent or caregiver to the primary goals of child protective services and how these services can help achieve protection and permanence for children and their families. The parent or caregiver is introduced into his or her role as a member of the team and how collaboration with caseworkers, the child protection agency and other professionals is imperative to serving the child, birth family and foster parent. The importance of advocacy for the child is also emphasized as the best interest of the child needs to be considered during case planning, with schools and other service agencies/providers. Sat Nov 17, 2018 9am-12pm 11129

Foster Parent Foundation Module 2: Cultural Dynamics in Placement This workshop presents an overview of culture and the ways in which our values and codes of conduct are impacted by culture. Participants learn to separate culture from race and learn to identify the many and complex ingredients of cultural identity. Caregivers also will learn methods to more successfully parent a child from a different culture. Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11130

Foster Parent Foundation Module 3: Maintaining Family Connectedness This workshop provides information about the losses experienced by birth families, expected behaviors of grieving birth parents and ways to work effectively with birth families along a continuum of contacts. Parents or caregivers also learn how to identify key members of the child’s birth family and the significance of sibling connections. Sat Dec 1, 2018 9am-12pm 11131

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4a: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Dec 1, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11132

Foster Parent Foundation Module 4b: Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2 This workshop familiarizes the parent or caregiver with the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse, emotional maltreatment and neglect, as well as the physical and behavioral indicators in children. Parents or caregivers also become familiar with the types of family situations that can contribute to abuse and neglect. Laws regarding mandatory reporting of suspected abuse and neglect are also examined. Sat Dec 8, 2018 9am-12pm 11134

Foster Parent Foundation Module 5: Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development This workshop describes the impact of maltreatment on a child’s development, including outlining typical child development in the five developmental domains, as well as developmental delays that are associated with the different forms of abuse and neglect. Parents or caregivers will learn about resources to address developmental delays. In addition, parents or caregivers will understand that children will experience differing degrees of traumatization due to their resiliency factors, and will also need to learn life skills differently due to their abuse histories. Sat Dec 8, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11135

Foster Parent Foundation Module 6: Attachment This workshop demonstrates normal, healthy attachment and how it influences child development. Parents/caregivers are introduced to how attachment is the foundation for guidance and positive discipline, and how it is impacted by separation from primary parents, siblings and other attachment figures. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. Sat Jan 5, 2018 9am-12pm 11136

Foster Parent Foundation Module 7: Separation and Placement This module examines the effects of separation on the child within their cultural context. Participants also learn to identify stages in the grieving process as well as strategies to reduce the trauma to children who have experienced separations from significant others. In addition, the course also examines issues related to emotional conflict and the impact of multiple placements on the child. Sat Jan 5, 2018 12:30pm-3:30pm 11137

Foster Parent Foundation Module 8: Guidance and Positive Discipline This workshop examines the reasons for behavioral problems in foster and adopted children. The workshop also explains the agency policy regarding corporal punishment and the underlying reasons for that policy. Finally, participants receive information on positive ways to manage behavior, including natural and logical consequences, contracting and rewards. Sat Jan 19, 2019 9am-12pm 11138

Foster Parent Foundation Module 9: Effects of Fostering on the Family This workshop examines the impact of foster care, adoption, and kinship care on the family system. Information is presented on disclosure of important information to foster and adoptive parents and protocols for handling challenges specific to foster care. The workshop enables prospective parents to develop effective coping strategies and survival plans. Sat Jan 19, 2019 9am-12pm 11139

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Late 2018 Foundation Trainings  
Late 2018 Foundation Trainings  
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