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Strategies for Challenging Behaviors Webinar

Coalition for Children, Youth & Families

Monday, May 13, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Webinar Participant- Individual May 13, 2019 $20.00 $0.00
Agency May 13, 2019 $80.00 $0.00

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About the Training

Many children in adoptive and foster families come to us with challenging behaviors. Parents and caregivers need to have the knowledge, skills, and understanding of where these behaviors come from, and how to deal with them. Past trauma from in-utero and out of utero experiences, can have a signifigant impact on the child's brain wiring, making it hard for them to use impulse control and learn from consequences.   Join us as we discuss and explore ideas and strategies to use in response to challenging behaviors.

About the Trainer
Barb Clark, Foster Parent Support, North American Council on Adoptable Children(NACAC).

Barb Clark attended the University of Minnesota and graduated with a B.A. in Youth Studies, Sociology and English. She has spent over 25 years working with at-risk youth in public schools and the non-profit sector. She worked in the Bloomington Public Schools for eight years as the Youth Development Manager and was integral in the development and implementation of three youth centers. Barb also was the Youth Initiatives Director at the National Youth Leadership Council based in St. Paul, Minnesota. At the NYLC, Barb directed a national training for high school youths from across the country which focused on service-learning, diversity and leadership.

Barb and her husband are the parents of four adopted children, the oldest of which is diagnosed with a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Barb works at the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) coordinating a program to train parent leaders to provide post adoption support in their communities and providing post-adoption support to MN families. She also provides training and consulting with schools, agencies and families to improve the education and lives of young people who were prenatally exposed to drugs and alcohol.


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The Coalition for Children, Youth & Families supports people who are changing lives through foster care and adoption by connecting them to the resources that provide the information, training, and support they need to succeed. For more information about the Coalition, please visit . We invite you to call us with your questions: 414-475-1246.

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