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This virtual training provides a critical assessment of how race, racism and historical trauma have impacted Black Americans and Black families within various systems in the United States. Through this training, we focus on developing a better understanding of these intersections with a goal of enhancing our cultural awareness, reducing disparities and enhancing your work in the child welfare setting.
This training highlights the importance of actively involved fathers and discusses a generational breakdown of self-realization by men that being a dad is critical to their legacy and the success of their family. All Pro Dad's Lesley Bateman and Keith Vickery identify ways that Child Welfare Professionals can utilize the All Pro Dad's school program, even from a virtual standpoint to assist with carrying out the vision of engaging ALL fathers including biological, stepfathers, grandfathers, foster fathers and mentors.
Gangs conduct criminal activity in all 50 states. Although most gang activity is concentrated in major urban areas, gangs also are proliferating in rural and suburban areas as gang members flee increasing law enforcement pressure in urban areas. During this session viewers learn to recognize signs of gang involvement including gang tattoos, terminology, graffiti and using hand signals. Viewers will also be able to recognize the warning signs and risk factors of youth gang recruitment. This session also discuss the female's role in gangs and how gang sex trafficking differs from other forms of trafficking.
This inspirational video describes ways for foster children to turn pain into purpose. There are seven strategies listed in the video: Recognize, Forgive, Understand, Prioritize, Make a negative into a positive, Choose happiness, and Maintain. Cordelia Crenshaw describes how she went through each of these strategies and she compares it to her own struggles. The video would be inspirational to foster youth and foster parents.
note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours
La pandemia de Covid-19 está poniendo enorme presión sobre nuestras familias que ahora están enfrentando no solo las obligaciones de administrar y balancear las muchas necesidades de un hogar, pero también la gran responsabilidad de educar a los jóvenes en la casa. Como padres de crianza, nos vemos obligados a desempeñar muchos roles, el de trabajador, cuidador, maestro, cónyuge y más. Estos estresores adicionales a menudo pueden conducir a conflictos y luchas de poder en el hogar. El objetivo de esta presentación es proveer una interpretación más profunda del comportamiento resistente que podemos percibir en nuestra juventud, como la resistencia a las tareas del diario vivir, como completar el trabajo escolar o ayudar en las labores del hogar. También, ofrece herramientas y técnicas prácticas para los padres de crianza sobre cómo ayudar a los jóvenes a pasar de un comportamiento evitativo y resistente a la resiliencia y la formación de hábitos saludables.
Warning: This video contains information and depiction of events that include child abuse, child sexual abuse and violence. The voices of survivors are essential to our understanding human trafficking. How do we advocate with and for survivors? What are the immediate and long-term impacts of child sex trafficking and all forms of trafficking? What should we know about survivors’ lives that will help us understand and prevent human trafficking in our communities? What is the impact of trauma? How can we as professionals in healthcare, child welfare, businesses and the hospitality industry, social services, law enforcement, the courts, educators, faith community, family members and parents, and as neighbors understand the range and the reach of traffickers? Please watch for answers to these and other questions from AmyLynn Harrington-Smoot, advocate and survivor of sex trafficking and Graciela Marquina, STAC Victim Assistance Coordinator who has supported survivors for over two decades.