419-354-9669

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 CeCe Norwood. 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.

2021 Pre-Service Training Schedule

March 5
Module 1: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Orientation to Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care
Module 2: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Child Welfare Team

March 12
Module 3: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Development
Module 4: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Childhood Trauma and Its Effects

March 19
Module 5: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Child Sexual Abuse
Module 6: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Minimizing the Trauma of Placement

March 26
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

April 2
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

April 9
Module 11: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Adoption Considerations
Module 12: CPR/First Aid (will be an online course)

 

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.