Evergreen Caregiver Support is excited to offer the following trainings and classes. If you are interested in bringing these trainings and classes to your community or agency, please contact us – [email protected]
Caregiver Core Training
Caregiver Core Training (CCT) is the mandatory training for Washington State caregivers to become licensed Foster Parents. During the 8 sessions, participants will learn the fundamentals of the Foster Care system, Dependency, Parental Rights, Trauma informed parenting, and more. Upon completion of this training you will be able to apply for a Foster Care License.
Let’s Talk Runaway Prevention
Let’s Talk Runaway Prevention is an interactive 14 module curriculum intended to build life skills; increase knowledge about runaway resources and prevention; educate about alternatives to running away; and encourage youth and adults to access and seek help from trusted community members.
Supporting LGBTQIA+ Youth
This course provides participants with increased understanding of who LBGTQIA+ youth are, the issues and problems they face and how to work with them effectively. Participants will increase their knowledge of sexual identity, the coming out process, psychosocial risk factors, and best practice guidelines and skills for individual working with LGBTQ youth.
Supporting LGBTQIA+ Youth in Foster Care
This course will focus on learning and creating an understanding of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Expression (SOGIE), how to create an accepting and affirming spaces for LGBTQIA+ youth, and work on increasing cultural awareness of issues specifically facing LGBTQIA+ youth in Foster Care.
Warning Signs of Online Grooming
Ready access to smart phones, tables, and computers has created a whole new world of challenges for parents of pre-teens and teens. Youth do not need to leave their bedrooms be introduced to risky situations. And it is challenging for caregivers to know how guide children to appropriate use while keeping them safe from online grooming.
Introduction to Commercial Sexual exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101 for Male Survivors
This training provides a basic overview of commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) focusing on Male Survivors, the extent of the problem, terminology, pathways of entry, warning signs, and the prevalence.
Commercial Sexual exploitation of Children (CSEC) 101
This training provides an in-depth overview of Commercial Sexual exploitation of Children (CSEC) within the larger framework of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act followed by a review of current statistics about CSEC. Participants will learn about Stockholm Syndrome and trauma bonds, and be able to relate these concepts to CSEC victims.