The following list overviews Staff development offered for Youth Connections Staff and Fostering Family Relations Foster Parents and Staff.

 

December

2015

Working systemically as a team: The roles/responsibilities of a multidisciplinary team Kim Madden – M.Ed., Sharlene Smith, House Supervisor for St. Catharines

October

2015

Working with families Karen Holladay, B. Sc., Dip. C.S.

August

2015

Mindfulness practices as a way of increasing regulation and decreasing stress Shelley Kavanagh-R.C.A.T., B.A.

June

2015

Orientation to group therapy Brent Eisenkirch, MSW.

April

2015

How do we understand, engage, and work with boys/young men Dr. Siegi A. Schuler, Ph.D., RSW

April 15,

2015

Working systemically as a team: The roles/responsibilities of a multidisciplinary team Kim Madden and Sharlene Smith

March 30 OR 31,

2015

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder - Overview of specific strategies to deal with Alan Mountford, B.A., B.P.E., M.Ed., O.C.T., Grove School Teacher

March 15,

2015

Sexual behaviours in children under 12yrs Karen Holladay

Februray 24,

2015

Mindfulness practices as a way of increasing regulation and decreasing stress Shelley Kavanagh

February 3,

2015

Sexual behaviours in children under 12 yrs Karen Holladay, B. Sc., Dip. C.S.

January 15,

2015

Working with families Karen Holladay

December 9,

2014

How do we understand, engage and work with boys/young men Siegi Schuler

November 14,

2014

Orientation to group therapy  Brent Eisenkirch

October 23,

2014

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, explaining what the therapist do in the room and how foster parents can generalize this treatment in a home environment Melissa Maltar, M.S.W.

September 25,

2014

Trauma in the residence: How trauma (incl. Complex Trauma) manifests itself in behavioural, emotional, relational functioning Dr. Dana Costin

June 5,

2014

Working as a team, working with Complex Trauma as a team, taking care of self in the work Kim Madden and Sharlene

May 22,

2014

Alternative learning styles and how not to talk to kids too much Shelley Kavanagh

April 28,

2014

"Normal" adolescent sexual development and sexual media Dr. Siegi Schuler

February 18,

2014

Adolescent Mental Health Dr. R. Meen

December 19,

2013

Introduction to YC and FFR client population Melissa Maltar

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