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.

Foster Parents Needed

2017 Annual Foster Family Christmas Party at the Yakima Armory.

Foster Parents Needed

F O S T E R   C R G

YAKIMA

CRG QUARTERLY

FOSTER PARENT MEETINGS:


Where:  NEW LOCATION

               Foursquare Church

               700 N. 40th Avenue 

               Yakima WA, 98902

Time:     5:30pm - 7:30pm


The new schedule is as follows:
​​2018

October 18

2019

January 17
          April 18            
July 18
October 16

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

Where:  CRG Office                                      640 S. Mission Street

Time:    5:30pm - 7:30pm


​The new schedule is as follows:

2018

October 17

2019

January 16
          April 17            
July 17
October 16

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



"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.

So You Have a New Placement...Now What?

Date: August 15, 2018                       Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Trainer: Patty Orona, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence

Location: Yakima DCFS Office / 1002 N. 16th Avenue

You may read course descriptions and register for any of the training's listed by clicking on allianceforchildwelfare.org.

Questions? Please email one of the members of your

Child Welfare Training Team.

Michael Tyers, MA --tyersm@uw.edu

Sherry Colomb, BA--scolomb1@us.edu

Ryan Krueger, MA--krry300@uw.edu

Patty Orona--po5@uw.edu.

As They Grow: The Drug Impacted Infant and Toddler

Date: August 23 & 24 2018             Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Trainer: Luanne Hawley, Foster Parent Co-Trainier

Location: Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital / 2811 Tieton Drive

Room A & B (Must attend both classes for credit)

          

Behavior Management Tools for Foster Parents and Caregivers

Date: August 11, 2018                       Time: 9:00pm-4:00pm

Trainer: Scott Hanauer, MA, Community Youth Services

Location: Wenatchee DCFS Office / 805 S. Mission Street

               Adams-Baker Room

Introduction to Adoption from Foster Care

Date: September 27, 2018                       Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Trainer: Ryan Krueger, MA, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence

Location: Moses Lake DCFS Office / 1651 S. Pilgrim Street


Foster Parent Information

Courses with an asterisk (*) are eligible for

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

Yakima Schedule

       


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

2018 Schedule

Date                                 Time
 
Saturday, August 4, 2018             10:00am - 4:30pm
Th & F, September 6 & 7, 2018     5:30pm - 8:30pm 
Saturday, October 6, 2018            10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018      10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018        10:00am - 4:30pm

​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, Executive Director and Rosie Perez, Licensor

Location: Yakima Community Resource Group

              402 N. 4th Street Yakima, WA 98901

To register, call 509-965-5310.

CAREGIVER CORE TRAINING*

Date: August 9& 10, 2018       Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Date: August 11, 2018              Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Date: August 23 & 24, 2018    Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Date: August 25, 2018             Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Trainer: Patty Orona, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location: Sunnyside DCFS Office /2010 Yakima Valley Highway, STE K-15

​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.  

CAREGIVER CORE TRAINING*

Dates: July 7 & 8, 2018       Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Dates: July 14 & 15, 2018      Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Trainer: Sherry Colomb, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location: DCFS Office, 805 S. Mission Street
 / Wenatchee 

***Childcare is available for this class only and it is on a limited basis if child is registered 1 week prior to training.  Please go to: https://sagehillschurch.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/142/responses/new. to register for childcare.


509-965-5310

Call Yakima CRG for HELP!

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

2018 Schedule
Date                                            Time
Saturday, August 18, 2018         10:30am-4:30pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018      10:30am-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

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 in Yakima, contact Rosie Sanchez-Perez, MSW, Foster Home Licensor Community Resource Group 

email: rperez.crg@gmail.com or call at 509.965.5310.  In Wenatchee, contact Eduardo Camacho, B.A., at 509.888.2188.

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