Events

Flip It: Four Supportive Steps to Help Young Children Identify Their Feelings, Learn Healthy Self-Control and Reduce Challenging Behavior

Sep 19, 2017
8:30am-4pm

Flip It: Four Supportive Steps to Help Young Children Identify Their Feelings, Learn Healthy Self-Control and Reduce Challenging Behavior: FLIP IT is a four step process rooted in developing emotional awareness in order to increase emotional control and reduce challenging behaviors in children ages 3-8. FLIP IT can be used with multiple children at the same time during minor challenges throughout a day or used as a targeted intervention that can support the emotional growth of a child displaying specific behavior concerns.  

Fee: FREE

$20.00 for 5.5 CEUs

Early Childhood Professionals must register by clicking here for OCCRRA Ohio approved units using ST10054480

All other attendees register here for CEUs or certificate of completion

Warrior Run

Sep 30, 2017
5pm-9pm

I am NOT a runner, but I AM passionate about supporting the emotional wellness of children!  Join me in one of the best events in the city to support children and most importantly to raise awareness and funding to implement suicide prevention throughout schools in greater Cincinnati! 

There are so many ways to get involved starting at 5pm on September 30, 2017 in Mariemont: run the 5k, walk 1 mile, kids can do the Fun Run, donate to support suicide prevention programs, show up for the after party to eat and play and watch a family friendly movie!

For more information about The Warrior Run click here.

For more information or to register for the Child Focus, Inc. Team go to: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/homepage.php?id=126482

Eating Disorders: A Hidden Killer Hosted by NAMI Southwest Ohio

Oct 10, 2017
6pm-7:30pm

Eating Disorders: A Hidden Killer Hosted by NAMI Southwest Ohio  CEUs: 1.5 hours CPEs Submitted State of Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists Board Call the NAMI office (513.351.3500) with any questions or email info@namiswoh.org.

Register By phone: 513.351.3500 Online: www.namiswoh.org

Becoming a Trauma-Informed Early Learning Professional: Level 2

Oct 18, 2017
1pm-4:15pm

Adult resiliency is key when supporting young children.  Participants will understand how our own resiliency impacts our ability to support children, learn strategies to promote resiliency in Early Learning Professionals, and learn how to create a trauma informed early learning setting using trauma-informed perspective and strategies.  

Fee: FREE

$15.00 for 3.0 CEUs

For more information or to register, click here.

 

Toxic Stress to Safe Zone: Understanding trauma-informed care & responding to trauma’s impact on development

Oct 18, 2017
9am-12:15pm
Toxic Stress to Safe Zone: Understanding trauma-informed care & responding to trauma’s impact on development
Objectives:  1.Understand trauma & toxic stress.  2.Learn effects on social and emotional development.  3.Learn strategies to respond to trauma’s effect on behavior.   Audience: Professionals working with children including mental health providers, parents and caregivers.

For more information or to register, click here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee51bcqr612f69f2&llr=sux5mvcab

Fee: FREE

$10.00 Fee for 3.0 CEUs 

 

Mitigating Risk and Supporting Children in AOD Environments

Nov 13, 2017
10am-12:15pm

Ohio is one of the top 5 states in the country with deaths related to drug overdose.  As a result many of Ohio’s children are at risk for countless experiences such as violence in their homes, absent caregivers, higher levels of stress, poverty, neglect, and harsh parenting.  Explore the rick factors these children are susceptible as a result of being embedded in alcohol and drug environments (AOD) and learn how trauma is sustained.  Understand that risk mitigation involves taking steps to reduce the adverse effects of those AOD systems on children who may have trauma.

Objectives:

  1. Develop a basic understanding of AOD environments and be able to identify the risk factors of children living in those environments.
  2. Understand key concepts of trauma experienced by children in AOD environments.
  3. Participants will learn ways to mitigate the risks of children living in AOD environments and strategies to help build connection and increase resilience to ensure success in life.

For more information or to register, click here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee519bbuc54eeef6&llr=sux5mvcab

Where the Boys Are

Nov 20, 2017
9am-11:45am

This is a training designed for professionals working with children ages 0-6 to learn about the developmental physical, social, emotional, and learning differences between boys and girls.  The training draws on research findings and teaches attendees’ to incorporate this information to appropriately and effectively respond/intervene with young boys in a manner that will increase desired behavior, improve self-esteem and confidence. This workshop is interactive and participants will have an opportunity to design interventions/activities to utilize with young boys.

For more information and to register, click here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed6vte20b85726fc&llr=sux5mvcab 

Foster Care Holiday Party

Dec 8, 2017
6pm-9pm

Food, DJ, Crafts and a Visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus!  Great family fun!  Secure online donations to cover crafts, food prep and photography expenses can be made at: http://www.child-focus.org/donate/  Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers who are making this evening possible!