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January 2020

Child Passenger Safety Training for Foster Parents

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
KVC Nebraska Lincoln Office, 5001 Central Park Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68504 United States
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This training is available to foster parents and worth 1.5 CEUs. Child Passenger Safety training provides participants with hands-on instruction on installing child restraints properly, and a discussion on the importance of child passenger safety. Objectives: Hands-on practice with properly installing a child safety seat. Understand the importance of checking the crash history of child safety seats. Learn to check a child safety seat label and determine appropriateness for each particular child. Understand the difference between forward-facing and rear-facing child…

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Promoting Placement Stability Training for Foster Parents

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
KVC Nebraska Lincoln Office, 5001 Central Park Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68504 United States
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Foster Parent Training

This training is strongly recommended for all foster parents each licensure period and worth 2 CEUs. Placement Stability training teaches the importance of placement stability for foster children, the stages of disruption, and the legislative history impacting placement stability. Objectives: Define placement stability. Discuss what child welfare legislation says about placement stability. Examine the effects on children who have experienced numerous placements. Discuss what information foster parents need in order to make a good decision about having a child come…

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February 2020

Mandt Training (Preventing, De-escalating, Intervening) for Extended Family Home Providers

February 5 @ 8:30 am - February 7 @ 5:00 pm
KVC Nebraska Omaha Office, 11550 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137 United States
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This training is available to Extended Family Home providers. The Mandt System is a comprehensive, integrated approach to preventing, de-escalating, and if necessary, intervening when the behavior of an individual poses a threat of harm to themselves and/or others. The focus of The Mandt System is on building healthy relationships between all the stakeholders in human service settings in order to facilitate the development of an organizational culture that provides the emotional, psychological, and physical safety needed in order to…

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Shared Parenting Training for Foster Parents

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
KVC Nebraska Omaha Office, 11550 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137 United States
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This training is available to foster parents and worth 2 CEUs. You are able to take this training via webcast through the MyLink app on your iPad. In this training, you will: Discuss the importance of participating in shared parenting with a biological family. Learn the grief cycle and how to apply that to a biological family who may be grieving the loss of custody. Practice initiating a conversation and relationship through role plays. Childcare is available at all trainings, but…

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Trauma 101 Training for Foster Parents

February 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
KVC Nebraska Omaha Office, 11550 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137 United States
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This training is available to foster parents and worth 2 CEUs. You are able to take this training via webcast through the MyLink app on your iPad. This class provides foster parents with an overview of trauma, an understanding of how trauma affects children and parents, and how to work with people who have experienced trauma. Objectives: Understand how trauma affects children and brain development Learn ways to promote a healthy brain Discuss trauma triggers Review the Adverse Childhood Experiences…

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Medication Aide Training for Extended Family Home Providers

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
KVC Nebraska Omaha Office, 11550 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137 United States
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Medication Aide training reviews safe medication management. After this training, Extended Family Home providers should be able to: Give meds in a safe, consistent manner; in a clean, sterile technique; and have medication that is clearly labeled and issued by a pharmacy or hospital Understand The 8 Rights of Medication Administration Properly store medication If you have additional questions or would like to register for training, please contact Morgan Emmert, KVC Training Coordinator, at memmert@kvc.org.

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March 2020

2020 KVC Resource Family Conference

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - March 7 @ 4:00 pm
The Cornhusker Marriot Hotel, 333 N. 13th Street
Lincoln, 68508 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Registration is open now! KVC Nebraska’s Resource Family Conference will take place March 6–7, 2020, at the Marriott Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, NE. This annual event is a one-of-a-kind training opportunity for KVC Nebraska Resource Families, non-KVC affiliated Resource Families and industry professionals. What's a Resource Family? Resource families are individuals and families caring for youth in the foster care system, extended family home providers caring for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, and the youth and…

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Medication Aide Training for Extended Family Home Providers

March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
KVC Nebraska (11550), 11550 I St Suite 100
Omaha, 68137 United States
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Medication Aide training reviews safe medication management. After this training, Extended Family Home providers should be able to: Give meds in a safe, consistent manner; in a clean, sterile technique; and have medication that is clearly labeled and issued by a pharmacy or hospital Understand The 8 Rights of Medication Administration Properly store medication If you have additional questions or would like to register for training, please contact Morgan Emmert, KVC Training Coordinator, at memmert@kvc.org.

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CPR/First Aid for Extended Family Home Providers

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
KVC Nebraska Lincoln Office, 5001 Central Park Drive, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68504 United States
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This training is available to Extended Family Home providers. This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. This training meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high-speed Internet connection.…

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