Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care


(2007)

#0600 Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care: Trainer's Guide

To support and enhance the group training process, the Trainer's Guide provides information on:

  • adults as learners;
  • suggested training format;
  • specific trainer's tips in support of the workbook content;
  • a set of transparency masters for the overhead projector or as a guide for preparing flip charts;
  • a generic invitation to the training and a certificate of completion along with an evaluation form both designed to be reproduced and used by the trainer - all integrated within the workbook's content; plus,
  • a CD contaning the overhead masters in a PowerPoint presentation and a full color certificate of participation in .pdf form.

In addition, a copy of #0601 Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care: A Desk Reference plus a copy #0602 Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care: A Workbook for Foster Families are included with the Trainer's Guide.

#0600 Trainer's Guide and Desk Reference $65.00 Ea.


(2006)

#0602 Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care: A Workbook for Foster Families
Developed by Deborah A. Hill, LCSW, BCD, RTC and Daniel W. Zepp, BSN, MA with The Listening Tree, Stress & Trauma Resource Center PC, York, Pennsylvania.

The curriculum goals include: understanding stress, stress and foster parenting, stress and children in foster care, understanding trauma and parenting traumatized children in foster care.

The curriculum objectives include:

  • Enhance the foster family's knowledge base of how stress and trauma impact them and the children their care.
  • Develop an understanding of what stress is and how it functions in adults and children.
  • Develop a working knowledge of dissociative disorders and how to identify them.
  • Develop an understanding of trauma in all childhood developmental stages.
  • Develop and provide insight into vicarious trauma, a group of symptoms that occur often in individuals working with traumatized victims.
  • Develop skills to more successfully parent traumatized children.

The five chaptered text includes a self-test for each chapter, serviceable as self-evaluation or as a for-credit tool for in-service education requirements. The self-tests occur at the end of the workbook for easy removal.

#0602 A Workbook for Foster Families $8.50 Ea., 10+ $7.70 Ea.



(2006)

#601 Understanding Stress and Trauma in Foster Care: A Desk Reference

The Desk Reference has been designed for the social worker and administrator who work in foster care and adoption placement. The Desk Reference is an easy to use guide to assist the social worker in working with families who parent children with stress, trauma and related issues. The Desk Reference covers general information about the stress and trauma, parenting issues, diagnostic information, home, social and educational remedies.

#0601 A Desk Reference $20.00 Ea.

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