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FREE Trauma Workshop Series for Foster Community

Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 am3:00 pm
CFCS, 60 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has created a series of trainings for foster parents about working with youth who have experienced trauma. CFCS and Communities for People (CFP) have been awarded a grant to provide this training. All CFCS foster care program staff have been trained and we expect that all CFCS foster parents will be trained over the next year.

This curriculum provides specifics for addressing challenging behaviors and how to understand the youth in your home.

Earn 20 training hours. Lunch provided.

Topics Include
 How to ensure kids feel physically/emotionally safe
 Understanding the emotion behind the behavior
 Working with trauma reminders, Self-Care

Dates (Fridays)
Part 1 – Oct. 20 (10:00am – 3:00pm)
Part 2 – Oct. 27 (10:00am – 3:00pm)
Part 3 – Nov. 3 (10:00am – 3:00pm)
Part 4 – Nov. 17 (10:00am – 3:00pm)

Location: Cambridge Family & Children’s Service, 60 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141. (Nearby T stop: Green line/Lechmere)

RSVP: Michelle Drolsbaugh - mdrolsbaugh@helpfamilies.org - 857-453-4060

This program has been approved for 16 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D72657. Those seeking CEU’s must attend all 4 sessions in full.