1.Foster/Adopt 101 – Melissa Pemberton, Kebbie Green & maria lancaster Basic introduction to foster care and adoption 2. Attachment, Behaviors & Trauma:Effects on a Child and Family – Alyson Gamache Hervatine MS, MSW, LICSW-A Alyson is a local therapist whom specializes in the Circle of Security. She works with children and families. She will be talking about attachment, behaviors & trauma and how they affect and child and basic strategies to help individuals cope through every day life. 3. put on your oxygen mask first! - samantha renner Are you getting the help you need as a caregiver? learn about Secondary Ptsd, self-care, and caregiver mental health support. 4. Pediatric Behavioral Medicine - Lauri Moon Lauri is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about pediatric behavioral medicine. She will discuss taking both a holistic approach and environmental changes to treat many of the complicated behaviors and/or mental health conditions in our children. 5. foster care licensing tips, tricks, and reminders - Jon Pemberton are you a licensed foster parent or in the process of licensing? it's easy to forget all the rules and expectations of being licensed, but it is still your responsibility to know them. come and get a refresher from an experienced licensor. 6. Birth Family Relations - Allene Hopson & Megan Hopson Open and real conversation about what it looks like to partner with birth parents for the sake of the children that we all love and care for. How to keep a healthy triad relationship between the child, birth parent, and foster/adoptive parent. 7. Intercultural Family Dynamics - Birdtail, hamm and johns Family, Facilitated by Kebbie Green Meet three local foster adoptive couples who are successfully raising racially diverse children. They will share their journeys, successes, trials and experiences while navigating the unique dynamic of intercultural families. 8. TBRI - Melissa Pemberton Trust-Based Relational Intervention is a therapeutic model that trains caregivers to provide effective support and treatment for at-risk children. TBRIhas been applied in orphanages, courts, residential treatment facilities, group homes, foster and adoptive homes, churches, and schools.
Where: Summit Church 1801 E 29th Ave Spokane, WA 99203 1801 E 29th Ave, Spokane, WA 99203 When: Saturday February 9, 2019