Giving Tree Gift Submission

Please read the following instructions and updates: This year we are hosting a Santa's Secret Shop in conjunction with our Giving Tree program. Rather than submitting a specific wish request on behalf of each child in your care, you will have the opportunity to attend a FREE "shop" to pick out gifts for the kids...

Trauma Informed Parenting with Randall Ramirez, LCSW, LMFT

Virtual CA, United States

Course Description: Parenting children from hard places requires that parents and caregivers have a working knowledge of trauma and its effects on behavior, learning, and home/school climate. Without adequate awareness of trauma’s impact on the child’s neurophysiological system, behavior and cognition, children can often experience their environment as unsafe, thus leading to at-risk encounters, depression,...

Trauma Informed Parenting with Randall Ramirez, LCSW, LMFT

Virtual CA, United States

Course Description: Parenting children from hard places requires that parents and caregivers have a working knowledge of trauma and its effects on behavior, learning, and home/school climate. Without adequate awareness of trauma’s impact on the child’s neurophysiological system, behavior and cognition, children can often experience their environment as unsafe, thus leading to at-risk encounters, depression,...

Dads + Donuts

New North Church 777 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA, United States

This is a support group for foster, adoptive, and kinship dads to connect with one another over coffee and donuts! Childcare is provided.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) and FASD-Wise Parenting

Description: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affect over half of the children adopted from Eastern Europe and our own foster care system. This damage to the brain causes a wide range of difficulties in behavior and learning, and often gets incompletely diagnosed as ADHD, Bipolar, RAD, PTSD, Autism and of course Oppositional Defiant Disorder.  Recognizing...

Kid’s Night Out!

Los Gatos Elite 15445 Los Gatos Boulevard, Los Gatos, CA, United States

Take a couple of hours to yourself, you deserve it! Grab dinner, run some errands, or just relax. Foster, adoptive, and kinship parents are free to take a night for...