YAKIMA

CRG QUARTERLY

FOSTER PARENT MEETINGS:


Where:  Foursquare Church

               700 N. 40th Avenue 

               Yakima WA, 98902

Time:     5:30pm - 7:30pm


The new schedule is as follows:

2019

          April 18            
July 18
October 17

At least one parent from each family should be in attendance at each meeting.  Please confirm attendance and number of children you are bringing by calling 509.965.5310 at least three days prior to the meeting. 


*A light dinner will be served and foster parents will receive information about updates for the program, training's on various topics and receive credit for the training. 

*Childcare will be provided.


WENATCHEE

CRG QUARTERLY FOSTER PARENT MEETINGS

Wenatchee meetings are cancelled until further notice.

At least one parent from each family should be in attendance at each meeting.  Please confirm attendance and number of children you are bringing by calling 509.888.2188 at least three days prior to the meeting. 

*A light dinner will be served and foster parents will receive information about updates for the program, training's on various topics and receive credit for the training. 
*Childcare will be provided.


Email: fostercrg1@gmail.com

www.fostercrg.org



Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or call (425) 268-9375 for more information about eligibility for STARS credit.

I-LABS in the Classroom: Module 11

Bilingual Language Development
Location:  Moses Lake:

Date: April 17, 2019 

Time: 7:00PM to 8:00PM

Description: All children deserve the best start in life and new scientific discoveries deepen our understanding of how to create the best environments for children. The team at I-LABS creates new and effective ways to bridge the gap between the science and the practice of learning by disseminating the latest science of child development. Our team shares the latest scientific discoveries in relevant and actionable ways with those who can best put it into practice: early learning professionals, parents, and policymakers. Partners use cutting-edge research to create evidence-based policies, practices, and programs that grow the next generation of lifelong learners.

Foster Parent Information

Eating Disorders and Beyond
Location: Ellensburg

Date: April 20

Time: 10:30AM to 5:00PM


Description: This 6-hour focused topic training for caregivers covers how to recognize and support disordered eating and recovery from disordered eating.  Participants will learn when and how to seek professional help, feeding practices to encourage a positive eating environment for all ages, and reasons that hoarding occurs and how to respond to it.

DSHS Training 

To participate in Alliance trainings, you must preregister through the DSHS website, or go directly to the Alliance for Child Welfare website and open a user profile account.  https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/course         

If you need assistance contact Rosie Sanchez-Perez, MSW, Foster Home Licensor Community Resource Group 

email: rperez.crg@gmail.com or call at 509.965.5310. 

KEEP THE BEAT
1st Aide/CPR Training
To Register: Call 888-704-6074 or
EMAIL  keepthebeatcpr.net.
Provide: Student names, Contact email,
Contact phone, Date of class, City of class


Cost for Foster Parents: FREE
Location:

Riverwest Retirement

900 N. Western Avenue; Wenatchee

2019 Schedule


                Date                                       Time
Sunday April 14                            10am-4:30pm

Saturday July 27                           10am-4:30pm

Sunday October 20                       10am-4:30pm


If you have any questions, contact KEEP THE BEAT

at 888-704-6074 or email keepthebeatdshs@aol.com

DSHS TRAINING

Location: Wenatchee DCFS Office 805 South Mission Wenatchee WA 98807-3088, Conf. Room Map
Register on the DSHS Website: https://allianceforchildwelfare.org/node/641/course-signup 

Wenatchee Schedule

Calendar2019

       

Introduction to Adoption from Foster Care
Ellensburg: April 9, 2019; 5:30PM to 8:30PM
Richland: April 25, 2019; 5:30PM to 8:30PM

Description: This 3-hour in-service training for caregivers provides an introduction to the adoption process including the home-study, adoption support, the legal process and steps to adoption. This training is open to all participants: those who have not taken Caregiver Core Training, those who have, and those who are using the training as a field placement. This training helps caregivers consider their decisions around public and private agencies and whether to foster to adopt or pursue adoption only.  The focus of the training is understanding the process including the emotional impacts of commitment, changing your family, grieving and attachment

KEEP THE BEAT 

CPR, FIRST AID & BBP

To Register: Call 888-704-6074 or
EMAIL  keepthebeatcpr.net.
Provide: Student names, Contact email,
Contact phone, Date of class, City of class

Cost for Foster Parents: FREE
Location:

Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital
2811 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA

2019 Schedule

            Date                          Time

Saturday   April 6                      10am-4:30pm      

Saturday   May 11                     10am-4:30pm      

Saturday   June 8                      10am-4:30pm

Thu/Fri      July 11&12                 5:30-8:30pm 

Saturday   August 10                10am-4:30pm   

Thu/Fri      September 5&6         5:30-8:30pm                
Saturday   October 12               10am-4:30pm            

Mon/Tues  November 7&8          5:30-8:30pm                

Saturday   December 14           10am-4:30pm               



 I-LABS in the Classroom: Module 10

Language Development: From Listening to Speaking
Location: Moses Lake

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Description: All children deserve the best start

in life and new scientific discoveries deepen our understanding of how to create the best environments for children.

The team at I-LABS creates new and effective ways to bridge the gap between the science and the practice of learning by disseminating the latest science of child development. Our team shares the latest scientific discoveries in relevant and actionable ways with those who can best put it into practice: early learning professionals, parents, and policymakers. Partners use cutting-edge research to create evidence-based policies, practices, and programs that grow the next generation of lifelong learners.



509-965-5310

Call Yakima CRG for HELP!

Foster Parent Information

Your help is needed!

If you would like to become involved by being a sponsor, making a donation, or volunteering, please contact us by completing the form below or call 509.965.5310.

"Every child has

...the right to be respected

...the right to dream

...the right to be loved and cared for

...gifts that should be recognized and valued

...the right to achieve their potential

...the need for unconditional love"

C R G

"Empowering Children and Families to Achieve Life-Long Success"

Image borrowed from Family & Children's Services of St. Thomas and Elgin County.

​There are no accommodations for childcare.  Feel free to bring food and drink to classes.  Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com.  

FOSTER PARENT ORIENTATION

When: Every Wednesday

Time:   1:00pm and 5:30pm
Trainer: Brenda Sipes,Ex. Director, Rosie Perez, Licensor & Greg Reichenberger, Licensor

Location: Yakima Community Resource Group

                 402 N. 4th Street Yakima, WA 98901

To register: Call 509-965-5310.

​There are no accommodations for childcare.  Feel free to bring food and drink to classes.  Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com.  

Foster Parents Needed
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F O S T E R   C R G

Behavior Management Tools for

Foster Parents and Caregivers
Location: Richland

Date: April 13

Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Description: This 6 hour focused training for caregivers provides a foundation for understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and challenging or escalating behavior among children in out-of-home care.  The training provides specific behavior management skills for caregivers to deescalate and manage behavior including trauma informed caregiving, authoritative parenting, therapeutic environments, engagement, and more.  


Please contact Michael Tyers at Tyersm@uw.edu or call (425) 268-9375 for more information about eligibility for STARS credit.

Yakima Schedule