Protective Services Hotline: 419-354-9669   JFS Office: 419-352-7566   Call Center: 1-844-640-OHIO


Pre-Service Training

 

Make a Difference!

 

Loving, Caring Foster Parents Needed

 

Wood County Department of Job and Family Services is pleased to announce our next series of pre-service training. The trainer will be Jamole Callahan. The session will be held at Wood County DJFS, 1928 E. Gypsy Lane Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.

Families needed for children, teens, and sibling groups. Training reimbursement, 24 hour support, and more provided. Contact WCDJFS and ask to talk to a foster care specialist today! 419-354-9669

You may register for any or all of the sessions by calling 419-373-6956, or by email at Shelby.Smith@jfs.ohio.gov or by signing up via the form below. It is important to register early, as space is limited. There is no fee for attending. There is some material that is not appropriate for children, so children are not able to attend.

2019 Pre-Service Training Schedule

April 20
Module 1: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Orientation to Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care
Module 2: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – The Child Protection Team

April 27
Module 3: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Development
Module 4: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Childhood Trauma and It’s Effects

May 4
Module 5: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Sexual Abuse
Module 6: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Minimizing the Trauma of Placement

May 11
Module 7: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Transcending the Differences in Placement
Module 8: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors

May 18
Module 9: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Understanding Primary Families
Module 10: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – The Effects of Caregiving on the Caregiver Family

June 1
Module 11: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM –  Long-Term Separation From Birth Parent
Module 12: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM –  Post Adoption Issues for Families

August 17
Module 1: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Orientation to Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care
Module 2: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – The Child Protection Team

September 7
Module 3: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Development
Module 4: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Childhood Trauma and It’s Effects

September 14
Module 5: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Sexual Abuse
Module 6: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Minimizing the Trauma of Placement

September 21
Module 7: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Transcending the Differences in Placement
Module 8: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors

October 12
Module 9: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Understanding Primary Families
Module 10: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – The Effects of Caregiving on the Caregiver Family

October 19
Module 11: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM –  Long-Term Separation From Birth Parent
Module 12: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM –  Post Adoption Issues for Families

 

Register For a Pre-Service Training Session

You may register for any or all of the sessions. It is important to register early, as space is limited. There is no fee for attending.