Caregiving for Children with Physically Aggressive Behavior Concerns (formerly Physically Aggressive Youth)

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Description

This 6-hour in-service training for caregivers provides a foundation for caregiving and behavior management for children in out-of-home care who struggle with physically aggressive behaviors.  Participants will explore the potential impacts of trauma and maltreatment on attachment, behavior and development as well as the risk factors for violent behavior in children.  Participants will closely review the newest Washington Administrative Code (WAC) related to discipline and will contrast principles of positive discipline and punishment. Skill building will focus on creating a plan to prevent a crisis; the various forms aggression may take and how to look for signs of when a child is agitated or escalating; how to intervene during a crisis; and how to manage ongoing or explosive aggressive behaviors via teaching coping skills and Collaborative Problem Solving.  Local resources and supports for the youth as well as the caregiver are discussed.

Additional Resources

In addition to the 6-hour, in-person training, you can also watch a 1-hour video, Working with Children Exhibiting Physically Aggressive Behaviors, with information to help manage a child who is physically acting out in your home, and to help you create a safe and nurturing environment.

Length (hours)

6

Prerequisite

None

Audience

Caregivers

Dates and Locations

 
Arlington
Classroom
July 8, 2017 - 9:00am - 3:30pm
Trainers:
Joan Sager, MEd, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Arlington, Smokey Point DCFS Office 3906 172nd Street NE STE 200 Arlington WA 98223-7736, Community Room Map

Registration is required to attend this class.  For special accommodations and/or ESL/ASL please contact the child welfare trainer for this class.

Do Not bring children/youth with you to this class NO childcare is provided.  You may bring coffee, tea, water and snacks with you to this class.  Please dress in layers as each training location has differing temperatures.

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email  help@acwe.on.spiceworks.comPlease include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario.Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com.  Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

We look forward to your attendance at this informative training.  The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence is excited to have your participation in our trainings/workshops.

Joan Sager, MEd, is the Child Welfare Trainer for this class you may contact her for questions or need more information at Sagerj2@uw.edu.  

Yakima
Classroom
August 24, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
August 25, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Trainers:
Patty Orona, Child Welfare Trainer, Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence
Location:
Yakima, Community Resource Group 402 N. 4th St. Yakima WA 98901, Conference Room Map

Registration is required. Need help? Call 1-866-577-1915 or email help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com 
Please include your name, phone number or email, and the course title in your request for assistance.

Inscribirse para asistir a la clase es necesario. Si necesita ayuda favor de llamar al 1-866-577-1915 o mandar un correo electrónico a help@acwe.on.spiceworks.com
Por favor incluya su nombre, número de teléfono o dirección de su correo electrónico y agregue el nombre de la clase por la que está solicitando ayuda.

For specific questions about the class, contact Patty Orona at 509-834-8535.