Pre-Service Training for Foster Care

Tuesday, September 19 - 5:30 PM

The session topics are:


A child’s journey through the system of care and the work of Therapeutic Foster Care

Session 1: The Teaching-Learning Journey

This session will focus on how children learn and what that means for us as teachers and caregivers.

Session 2: Abuse, Neglect, and Trauma-Informed Care

Get an overview of what typical growth and development look like. Take an in-depth look at what you might see in and experience with children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and trauma. Further, examine how trauma experiences shape the way a child sees and reacts to the world.

Session 3: Relationship Skills & Creating a Sense of Safety

The focus is on ways caregivers can use Trauma Informed Caregiving to create a Sense of Safety for a child and the importance of how trauma-informed caregiving is uniquely different from parenting one’s own children.

Session 4: Behavior Management

Identify and learn approved behavior management techniques and use of behaviorally based ABC planning.

Session 5: Birth Family-Separation/Loss, Connections, Culture & Identity

Establishing importance and skills associated with respecting a child’s birth family, their connections, and culture while honoring their identity and past experiences.

Session 6: Crisis Management

Learn what to expect and do in the time leading into, during, and following crisis situations and prevention.

Session 7: Nuts & Bolts of Responsibilities

Focus on in-depth identification of responsibilities of therapeutic caregiving and important agency policies and procedures.

Session 8: Tying It All Together / Graduation

Designed to prepare you to begin the task of accepting your first child into your home

For more information or to sign up for this online training call (540)885-8841 or visit our website.

Event Type
Children / Teen


People Places Inc.

Date / Time

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Ellen Webb
(540) 885-8841
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