The MRPA would like to share these upcoming Webinars with our audience. Please review the topics and join the sessions that are of interest!
Please Join Us for these
Fall 2019 Webinars!
Lunch & Learn Webinar Series
12:00PM-1:00PM | 1 Training Hour
Making the Most of Visitation | THIS Thursday, August 8, 2019
This workshop will introduce resource parents to the Icebreaker Tool in engaging families (biological and resource) to develop relationships structured to support the child while they stay in foster care.
What to do if Your Child is in Blocked Trust? | Tuesday, September 24, 2019
This workshop will help parents understand youth who have experienced blocked trust because of the trauma they have experienced. Supportive strategies will be reviewed.
Suicide Awareness—Keep them Talking| Wednesday, October 23, 2019
This webinar will discuss best practice responses, develop action plans, and identify support services.
Joy, Loss, & the Holiday Season | Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The holidays are a complicated time of year and this workshop will explore the impact that feelings of joy, loss, and grief can have on youth you are caring for.
Children’s Mental Health Defined | Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Through this training, parents will understand some of the causes of mental health issues in children, prevalence of and critera for a mental health diagnosis.
Evening Webinar Series
7:00PM-8:00PM | 1 Training Hour
Learning and the Effects of Trauma | Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Parents will be equipped to act as educational advocates for their child who may have experienced developmental, physical, and emotional trauma.
Realities of Reunification | Monday, September 16, 2019
Learn how to face the challenges and process the realities with a former resource parent who has experienced it firsthand and who professionally specializes in attachment and trauma.
Understanding ACEs | Wednesday, October 3, 2019
By understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and applying to our parenting, we can target and explore factors that increase resiliency in children and families.
Talking the Talk—Discussing Sexuality | Thursday, November 21, 2019
This workshop will help explore your values around sexuality. Parents will learn how to get resources for children of all ages, and practice skills to answer youth questions about sexuality competently and comfortably.
New! Weekend Webinar Series
Reading as a Tool to Promote Attachment | Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 4-6pm
Reading with kids not only benefits their own reading development, it can also promote attachment, and is a great way to indirectly talk about important feelings, problems, and choices.
Addicted to Likes | Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 8-10am
This workshop will explore various issues such as user typologies, gender traits, sleep disturbances, addictive patterns to social media, and overall mental health implications for prolonged social media use.
REMINDER: Your username will be your last name and first initial (or first full name). A series of questions will be provided to recover your password if forgotten.