Follow this link for information and handouts from the “Smart Courage Program: Stranger Danger of the 21st Century for Teens” training held on Oct. 2, 2014. The workshop was presented by Kaleo Schneider, director of Hoola Na Pua’s Smart Courage Program. She has spent three years working with teens on prevention surrounding this critical issue.
2014 Hot Topic Conference: We’re All in This Together: Practical Tools for Building Effective Partnerships with Families
Follow this link for information and handouts from the 2014 Hot Topic Conference held at the Ko’olau Golf Course in Kaneohe on Monday, August 25, 2014. the topic of the conference was “We’re All in This Together: Practical Tools for Building Effective Partnerships with Families “.
Follow this link for information and handouts from the 2014 Annual Child Welfare Law Update Conference held at the Ko’olau Golf Course in Kaneohe on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Follow link to download the PowerPoints used at the `Ohana is Forever VIII: Ke Ola Hou: New Beginnings Conference on July 18, 2014 at Ko`olau Ballrooms in Kaneohe, Hawai`i. You will also find a link to the video played during the Imua Kakou presentation.
In April and September of 2013, the O`ahu Foster Care Training Committee (FCTC), presented a workshop to help families understand the effects that diet has on children. FCTC served nutritious food that was very well received by the families attending the training. We wanted to share the recipe for the most popular dish served as well as this information from the presenter, Stephanie Jurgenson. Follow link to learn more.
Many resource caregivers and adoptive parents may be living with undiagnosed children & youth affected with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Their child may appear to be healthy but because FASD affected children have permanent brain damage, learning and controlling behavior can present special problems. Follow link for a fact sheet that offers support.
Follow this link for information and handouts from the 2013 Annual Child Welfare Law Update Conference.
Follow link for handouts and links to information given at the `Ohana is Forever VII: H.O.P.E. – Honoring Our Path to EmpowerMEnt Conference.
Follow this link to download guides with help for both current and former foster youth and their supporting adults. The guides help take inventory of Youths’ current assets, identify resources and plan for a bright future. Each domain lists assets and skills Youth need to develop and hone prior to entering adulthood.
Resource caregivers have a unique perspective on the strengths and needs of the children and youth they are fostering, making it very important that we attend our foster children and youths’ court hearings. Below are the handouts provided at the Caregivers and the Courts training provided to Resource Families in the Fall of 2012. Caregivers […]