Engaging Kinship Caregivers With Joseph Crumbley

The Casey Foundation offers a five-part video training series: “Engaging Kinship Caregivers: Managing Risk Factors in Kinship Care.” Led by Joseph Crumbley, the series strengthens the skills of child welfare professionals in supporting kinship families to improve outcomes for kids.

October 24, 2017

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ARC Reflections Facilitator Orientation and Handouts

The Casey Foundation and the Justice Resource Institute developed ARC Reflections, a training curriculum dedicated to developing foster parents and caregivers’ understanding of traumatic stress. This orientation document gives facilitators tips on implementing ARC Reflections and provides handouts with instructions for training.

October 12, 2017

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ARC Reflections Facilitator Guide for Session One

Understanding Trauma

The ARC Reflections training curriculum walks a facilitator — slide by slide — through a session’s content. Session One focuses on understanding the types of trauma, how some trauma exposures are less obvious than others and how trauma influences the behaviors of kids and teens in foster care. 

October 12, 2017

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ARC Reflections Facilitator Guide for Session Two

Behavior Makes Sense

The ARC Reflections Training Curriculum walks a facilitator — slide by slide — through each session’s content. Session Two focuses on the three-part sequence for understanding trauma-related behavior: 1) the lens the child or teen is using to understand the world, 2) the need the child or teen is trying to meet with his or her behavior and 3) the child or teen’s ability to recover.

October 12, 2017

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