Lately I have been working on getting together a training for the staff of Gladney and some of our partnering agencies (through the DFW Interagency Adoption Council). We have been working with The Parenting Center to set up the training for February 25.
As we were looking through the list of trainings that The Parenting Center offered one stuck out to us, in particular. This was titled, "Helping Children Deal with Stress and Feelings," and we felt that this training would be beneficial for most of the social workers that would be in attendance. The training is all about recognizing and responding appropriately to the positive and negative feelings of the children of today and the stresses they face. In particular, learning this information would be helpful to pass along to the families and children they work with on a day to day basis.
I was especially intrigued by this title because it is not one that is taught on very frequently, yet is crucial to parents understanding their children and what they are going through, and helping the children to understand their feelings.
So, if you are a Gladney staff member, I would highly recommend carving out some time on February 25 from 10-12 to come and listen to the training...we would love to see you there! (And if you need more incentive you will recieve free CEUs!)