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2017 Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association Annual Conference    

Trust Based Relational Intervention (06/17/17) (1.0 hours)
Fostering Teens: The Good, The Bad, The Reward (06/17/17) (1.0 hours)
A Voice Heard - Program and Legislative Goals (06/17/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Building Better Behavior (06/16/17) (1.0 Hours)
Co-Parenting in Kinship Families with Birth Parents (06/16/17) (0.5 Hours)
Practical Strategies for Connecting with and Managing Behaviors of Children Impacted by Trauma (06/17/17) (1.5 hours)
Understanding the Impact of Sexual Values on Children in Care (06/16/17) (1.0 hours)
Welcome Address (06/17/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
When Two Worlds Collide (06/17/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)




Attachment     (^Top)

New! Trust Based Relational Intervention (06/17/17) (1.0 hours)
Countering the Shame of the Resource Parent and Family (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Countering the Shame of the Foster or Adopted Child: Healing the Wounds of the Past by Creating a More Loving Present (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Understanding Shame: The Secret Disruptor of Family Harmony (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Attachment and Implications for Foster Care in Early Childhood (12/19/16) (1.0 hours)
Attachment, Trauma, and RAD - What Does It All Mean? (03/28/16) (1.5 hours)
Caring for Children from Hard Places (06/11/16) (1.0 hour)
Child Placements Using Therapeutically Informed Decision Making (06/20/15) (3.0 hours)
The Effects of Trauma on Young Children: A Story Told in Three Parts (04/04/13) (1.5 hours)
The Importance of Quality Early Education in the Child Welfare System: Considerations from a Co-parenting and Attachment Framework (11/04/13) (1.5 hours)
The Science of Attachment: Implications for Foster Care in Early Childhood (10/21/13) (1.0 hours)
Secure and Compromised Attachment Development (08/02/16) (1.0 hour)




Behaviors     (^Top)

New! Building Better Behavior (06/16/17) (1.0 hours)
New!Practical Strategies for Connecting with and Managing Behaviors of Children Impacted by Trauma (06/17/17) (1.5 hours)
Adopting and Parenting Teens: A Journey of Hope and Healing (formerly Teen Adoptions) (01/29/13) (1.5 hours)
Alternatives to Medicine for Mental Health (06/11/16) (1.5 hours)
Changing Challenging Behavior (06/22/13) (0.5 hours)
The Developmental Web: A Perspective on Learning and Behavior Problems (06/11/15) (1.0 hours)
Drug Exposed Babies (11/2014) (2.0 hours)
Eating Disorders: The Latest Information You Need to Know (06/19/15) (1.0 hours)
Effective Discipline in Developmental Stages (11/2015) (0.5 hours)
Help for the Hurting (12/2014) (0.5 hours)
Help - I Have a Teenager!
Best Practice And Tools For Managing Adolescent Behavior Problems (06/20/15) (1.0 hours)
Helping Children Make Safe and Smart Decisions About Their Bodies and Relationships (05/28/14) (1.0 hours)
How to Deal with Defiant Children (11/18/13) (2.0 hours)
Interventions for Challenging Behavior (09/02/16) (1.5 hours)
Overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (04/2015) (0.5 hours)
Preventing Youth Suicide - One Community at a Time (04/25/14) (1.0 hours)
Web Show S2 Ep04 The One About Anger (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S3 Ep04 The One About Bullying (08/04/15) (1.0 hours)
Youth Development & Resiliency (03/03/17) (1.5 hours)

Child Development     (^Top)

Child Development and Risk for Abused and Neglected Children(04/20/17) (1.0 hours)

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Awareness     (^Top)

Meeting the Needs of Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth (11/30/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: Awareness and Identification (02/2016) (2.0 hours)
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and our Foster Youth (10/26/14) (1.0 hours)
Providing for CSEC Youth in Foster Care (03/06/15) (1.0 hours)
Human Trafficking (01/30/16) (1.0 hours)






Education Resources     (^Top)

2017 Child Protection Summit: Suspensions, Expulsions, Arrests and Baker Act, Oh No! (08/09/17) (1.0 hours)
Are We Missing a Piece of the Puzzle? Foster Children who are Gifted (10/06/15) (1.0 hours)
College Admissions: What Foster Parents and Youth Must Know (02/20/14) (1.5 hours)
The Heart of Learning: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success (07/28/14) (2.0 hours)
Introduction to IDEA Disability Categories (12/12/14) (0.5 hours)
Lifeskills: Increasing College Access and Success for Students from Foster Care (08/25/15) (1.0 hours)
Schools and Families: Assisting Families in Receiving Appropriate School Services For Their Child (03/27/14) (2.0 hours)
Supporting Foster & Adoptive Children in School (06/10/16) (1.0 hours)
Web Show S1 Ep12 The One About Step Up for Students (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Winter Statewide Training: Florida College Access Network (01/19/17) (1.5 hours)
Fostering Pathways to Higher Education (02/15/17) (1.0 hours)




En Español (Trainings in Spanish)     (^Top)

New! Tu Futuro, Tus Finanzas (Video in Spanish) (05/15/17) (1.5 horas) La explotacion sexual Infantil con fines comerciales y La concientizacion e Identificacion del problema (Video in Spanish) (01/14/17) (2.5 horas)
Disciplina Positiva (Video in Spanish) (09/02/16) (No elegible para las horas de formación)
El Impacto del Trauma - Parte 1 (Video in Spanish) (02/19/14) (1.5 horas)
El Impacto del Trauma - Parte 2 (Video in Spanish) (04/21/14) (1.5 horas)
Manteniendo Estabilidad en su Hogar (Video in Spanish) (08/02/16) (1.5 horas)
Protección de la Salud Bucal de su Niño de Crianza (Video in Spanish) (03/09/16) (0.5 horas)
La Red Del Desarrollo (Video in Spanish) (02/25/16) (1.0 horas)
Un Repaso pare Padres de Crianza: Reglamentos, Rol y Responsabilidades (Video in Spanish) (07/29/15) (1.0 horas)
Sueño seguro para los bebés: Video para abuelos y personas que cuidan un bebé (Video in Spanish) (12/08/15) (No elegible para las horas de formación)




Focus on Parenting     (^Top)

New! Sleep in Teens: What Parents and Guardians Need to Know (07/18/17) (1.0 hours)
New! Understanding & Responding to Caregiver Grief and Loss (07/11/17) (1.0 hours)
New! Understanding the Impact of Sexual Values on Children in Care (06/16/17) (1.0 hours)
How To Develop Emotional Resilience (05/08/17) (1.0 hours)
Using Logical Consequences For Your Children (05/26/17) (1.0 hours)
This is Not What I Expected: Reducing Parental Stress (04/26/17) (0.5 hours)
Helping Children with Grief and Loss (03/16/17) (1.5 hours)
Positive Time Out: A Concept of Positive Discipline (11/01/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Adolescent Development and Adolescent-Family Relationships (11/01/13) (2.0 hours)
Adopting and Parenting Teens: A Journey of Hope and Healing (formerly Teen Adoptions) (01/29/13) (1.5 hours)
The Art of Parenting Teens (03/12/15) (1.5 hours)
Coping Skills for Children of Drug Addicted and Mentally/Emotionally Challenged Parents (02/23/15) (0.5 hours)
The Effects of Multiple Placements (05/10/16) (2.0 hours)
Evidence-Based Strategies for Toilet Training and Addressing Common Toileting Problems (03/05/13) (1.0 hours)
Five Star Parenting Toolkit (11/01/16) (2.0 hours)
Foster Parenting Roles and Responsibilities (02/11/14) (1.5 hours)
Grief and Loss (06/09/16) (1.0 hours)
The Importance of Quality Early Education in the Child Welfare System: Considerations from a Co-parenting and Attachment Framework (11/04/13) (1.5 hours)
Meeting the Challenges of Toddler and Early Childhood Feeding (01/27/14) (1.5 hours)
Overview of iFoster: Resources Our Children & Youth Need to Succeed! (09/08/15) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Parenting from the Trenches (01/28/16) (2.5 hours)
Web Show S2 Ep01 The One About the Normalcy Bill (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S2 Ep03 The One About Runaways (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S2 Ep07 The One About Keeping Your Marriage Strong While Fostering & Adopting (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S2 Ep11 The One About Autism and Developmental Delays (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S3 Ep02 The One About Holidays: Making Them Special (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S3 Ep03 The One About Grief and Loss Foster Families Experience (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Safe Infant Sleep for Grandparents and Other Trusted Caregivers (12/08/15) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Screen Sense: Research-Based Guidelines for Screen Use for Children Under Three Years Old (11/24/14) (1.5 hours)
Social Media and Foster Care (08/11/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Tax Return Essentials for Foster & Adoptive Parents (02/08/13) (1.5 hours)
Time Management for Foster Parents (07/30/15) (1.0 hours)
Understanding the Fear Within (06/22/13) (1.0 hours)
Your Journey Together: Resilience and Protective Factors (07/09/15) (1.0 hours)




Independent Living / Caring for Teenagers    (^Top)

New! 2017 Child Protection Summit: Creating a Circle of Security in Child Welfare: Engaging High Risk Parents in Attachment-Focused Parenting (08/30/17) (1.0 hours)
Fostering Teens: The Good, The Bad, The Reward (06/17/17) (1.0 hours)
Your Future, Your Finances (04/19/17) (1.0 hours)
Adolescent Development and Adolescent-Family Relationships (11/1/13) (2.0 hours)
Adopting and Parenting Teens: A Journey of Hope and Healing (formerly Teen Adoptions) (01/29/13) (1.5 hours)
An Overview of the 2013 Extended Foster Care and Independent Living Legislation (09/17/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
The Art of Parenting Teens (03/12/15) (1.5 hours)
Caring for Teens in Foster Care(01/25/16) (2.5 hours)
Challenges of Aging Out (Skit) (10/19/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Financial Safety: Protecting Youth from Frauds and Scams (04/29/16) (1.0 hours)
Get Ready! Options for Youth Turning Age 18 (12/13/13) (1.0 hours)
Independent Living Bill Overview Q & A Group Discussion (10/19/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
How Foster Parents Can Teach Independent Living Skills - Building a Healthy, Wealthy Future (06/22/15) (1.0 hours)
Life Skills for Caregivers and Youth: Housing (04/23/15) (1.0 hours)
Life Skills - Preparation and Tools for Employment (10/15/14) (0.5 hours)
Life Skills Training: Keys to Independence (10/23/14) (1.0 hours)
Life Skills Training for Caregivers and Youth: Money Management - Spending Success (02/25/15) (0.5 hours)
Life Skills Training for Caregivers and Youth: Understanding Your Credit (01/14/15) (0.5 hours)
Medicaid Services: What Foster Parents Need to Know (11/20/14) (0.5 hours)
Nutrition & Food Shopping: What Young People Need to Know (12/17/13) (1.5 hours)
Overview of Life Skills for Foster Parents (01/24/14) (1.0 hours)
Panel of Youth Who Have Aged Out (10/19/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Preventing Youth Suicide - One Community at a Time (08/25/14) (1.0 hours)
Skills for Fostering Teens (10/19/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Teens & Relationship Abuse (11/2014) (1.5 hours)
Transgender Issues in Foster Care (06/2015) (1.0 hours)
Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Youth Services: Preparing for the Future (10/28/15) (1.0 hours)
 



Informational and Inspirational Videos     (^Top)

Service is Everything - A New Paradigm for Service Excellence (5/18/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Keys to Independence (10/05/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
2016 QPI New Site Conference: Keynote Presentation (03/29/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
2015 Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association Annual Conference Keynote (06/20/15) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
An Overview of the 2013 Extended Foster Care and Independent Living Legislation (09/17/2013) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Chloe's Story (06/11/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Florida Youth Challenge Academy (Informational Video) (06/10/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Heart of the Heroes (Band Performance) (06/11/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Maintaining Enthusiasm and Commitment of QPI (06/26/15) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
"ReMoved" Short Film (2013) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
ReMoved Part 2: Remember My Story Short Film (2015) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Resilience and Redemption (05/12/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Secretary Address (06/11/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Secretary Mike Carroll's Message on Fostering (2014) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Turning Obstacles into Opportunities (05/05/2016) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)




LGBTQ     (^Top)

LGBTQ Sensitivity (02/2016) (1.0 hours)
Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Gender Diverse Youth in Out-of-Home Care (02/26/16) (2.0 hours)
Transgender Issues in Foster Care (06/15) (1.0 hours)






Medical & Dental Needs     (^Top)

New! Understanding Tourette Syndrome in Children (07/16/17) (1.0 hours)
New! My Lice Story (07/13/17) (1.5 hours)
New! Sunshine Health's Medicaid Child Welfare Specialty Plan (05/08/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Florida's Early Steps Program (03/10/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
A Foster Parents Guide for a Child who is Blind or Visually Impaired (10/30/14) (0.5 hours)
Blood Borne Pathogens: Universal Precautions for You and the Children in Your Care (06/2015) (2.0 hours)
Eating Disorders: The Latest Information You Need to Know (06/19/15) (1.0 hours)
Epilepsy and Seizures Overview (11/21/14) (1.0 hours)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (11/2014) (1.0 hours)
Gastrostomy Tube (G-Tube) Care (05/09/14) (0.5 hours)
Genetics 101 and Genetic Testing (03/2015) (0.5 hours)
Medicaid Services: What Foster Parents Need to Know (11/20/14) (0.5 hours)
Pediatric Skin Problems (05/12/15) (1.0 hours)
Protecting Your Child's Oral Health - Parents, It's Up To You! (10/2015) (1.0 hours)
Psychotropic Medications (07/28/14) (1.5 hours)
Shaken Baby Syndrome: Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children (11/17/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Web Show S2 Ep11 The One About Autism and Developmental Delays (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
Web Show S3 Ep11 New Florida Health Plan for Foster Children (08/04/15) (0.5 hours)
What Foster Parents Need to Know About Asthma (07/2015) (1.0 hours)



Safety and Preparedness     (^Top)

Child Passenger Safety Training (05/25/16) (1.0 hours)
Disaster Preparedness and Response for Foster Parents (05/19/14) (0.5 hours)
How Well Do You Know Your Computer? The Dark Side of the Internet that May Be Affecting You and Your Children (04/26/16) (0.5 hours)
Pool and Water Safety (05/17/13) (1.0 hours)
Safe Sleep, Grow Healthy (08/2015) (0.5 hours)
New! Sleep-Related Deaths (Unsafe Sleep): The Basics, Challenges, & Future Research (04/21/17) (1.0 hours)
Social Media: Keeping Your Kids Safe Online (01/30/16) (1.0 hours)




Sexual Abuse and Interventions     (^Top)

Creating Sexual Safety and Promoting Healing (Recovery) in Foster Care and Adoption (09/11/15) (1.0 hours)
2017 Child Protection Summit: Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome (08/30/17) (1.0 hours)
Sexual Abuse and the Foster Child: What Do I Do Now? (12/07/15) (1.5 hours)




Substance Abuse & Its Effects     (^Top)

Coping Skills for Children of Drug Addicted and Mentally/Emotionally Challenged Parents (02/23/15) (0.5 hours)
Drug Exposed Babies (11/2014) (2.0 hours)
Substance-Exposed Newborns: Selected Topics (10/01/16) (1.0 hours)
Teens: Drugs and Alcohol Information for Caregivers (07/02/15(1.0 hours)
What You Need to Know About Drug and Alcohol Exposed Infants and Children (07/2015) (2.0 hours)
What's New in the Drug Market? - Florida Drug Trends (06/10/16) (1.0 hours)




Systems and Advocating for Children & Youth     (^Top)

New! QPI Focus on Partnership: Caregivers and the Role of the Guardian ad Litem (06/17/17)
New! Getting to Permanency: Partners in Advocacy (06/17/17)
New! The Real Deal: Foster/Adoptive Parents Understand the Child Welfare System from the Inside Out (06/17/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
New! A Voice Heard - Program and Legislative Goals (06/17/17) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Assertion and Advocacy (05/05/17) (1.0 hours)
Winter Statewide Training: Guardian Ad Litem Program and Independent Living (01/20/17) (1.0 hours)
Taking Good Care of Ourselves; So We Can Take Better Care for Others (12/13/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
About the Quality Parenting Initiative & Being a 21st Century Foster Parent (2013) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Administrative Code Updates (10/19/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Babysitting, Screening and Normalcy Guidelines (04/27/15) (1.0 hours)
Barriers to Permanency (06/20/15) (1.5 hours)
Being a Member of a Professional Team (Community Based Care of Central Florida Version) ((02/13/16) 2.0 hours)
Being a Member of a Professional Team (Florida Generic Version) (02/13/16) (2.0 hours)
Child Welfare Communication (06/10/16) (1.0 hour)
Effective Advocacy Training (03/05/13) (1.5 hours)
Foster Allegation Support Team (F.A.S.T.) (10/12/15) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Foster Parenting Roles and Responsibilities (02/11/14) (1.5 hours)
Medicaid Services: What Foster Parents Need to Know (11/20/14) (0.5 hours)
My Jump Vault for Caregivers and Youth (03/03/16) (note: this video is not eligibile for relicensing hours)
Overview of Legislative Updates for Foster Parents (07/23/14) (1.0 hours)
Overview of Safety Methodology for Foster Parents (05/27/14) (0.5 hours)
Partnership Plan Training (Available in English and Spanish) (2.0 hours)
Post Adoption Services and Supports (06/20/15) (note: this video is not eligibile for relicensing hours)
Preventing Youth Suicide - One Community at a Time (08/25/14)
Private Adoption Interventions (02/13/15) (1.5 hours)
Psychotropic Medications (07/28/14) (1.5 hours)
QPI 2013 and Just in Time Training (06/22/13) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
Schools and Families: Assisting Families in Receiving Appropriate School Services For Their Child (03/27/14) (2.0 hours)
Supporting Meaningful Family Engagement (05/04/15) (1.0 hours)
Understanding Termination of Parental Rights (08/21/15) (1.0 hours)
University of Florida IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (03/24/16) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)




Transitions     (^Top)

Countering the Shame of the Resource Parent and Family (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Countering the Shame of the Foster or Adopted Child: Healing the Wounds of the Past by Creating a More Loving Present (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Understanding Shame: The Secret Disruptor of Family Harmony (05/12/17) (1.5 hours)
Adopting and Parenting Teens: A Journey of Hope and Healing (formerly Teen Adoptions) (01/29/13) (1.5 hours)
Every Child Needs a Transition Plan (02/18/16) (1.5 hours)
From Group Care to Family Life: Supporting the Transition (10/15/15) (1.0 hours)
Promoting Developmentally Appropriate Transitions for Young Children in Care (08/26/16) (1.5 hours)
The Science of Attachment: Implications for Foster Care in Early Childhood (10/21/13) (1.0 hours)
Transitions for Children (06/26/15) (0.5 hours)




Trauma-Informed Care     (^Top)

Communicating Through the Trauma (2017) (1.0 hours)
The Effects of Trauma on Young Children: A Story Told in Three Parts (2013) (1.5 hours)
Everything is Connected: Developmental Trauma and Caregiver Self-Care in Foster and Adoptive Settings (04/02/16) (2.5 hours)
The Heart of Learning: Compassion, Resiliency, and Academic Success (07/28/14) (2.0 hours)
Impact of Trauma on Child Brain Development and Learning (08/2014) (2.5 hours)
Trauma and the Impacts on Children in Foster Care (03/11/14) (2.0 hours)
Trauma Talk: When Children Talk About Traumatic Experiences (09/19/13) (1.5 hours)
Understanding and Supporting the Process of Grief and Loss in Children (08/2014) (1.5 hours)
Violence and Trauma; Impact of Child Development, Behavior and Learning (08/2014) (1.0 hours)
New! When Two Worlds Collide (06/16/2017) (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)








Working with Birth Families     (^Top)

New! Co-Parenting in Kinship Families with Birth Parents (06/16/17) (0.5 hours)
Co-Parenting: What Foster Parents Need to Know (03/28/17) (1.5 hours)
The Importance of Quality Early Education in the Child Welfare System: Considerations from a Co-parenting and Attachment Framework (11/04/13) (1.5 hours)
Promoting Coparenting Alliances Between Biological and Foster Families to Strengthen Child Adjustment: Parent2Parent Initiative (09/08/14) (2.0 hours)
The Science of Attachment: Implications for Foster Care in Early Childhood (10/21/13) (1.0 hours)
Supervised Visitation: Foster Parents Supervising Visits and Coparenting (11/18/15) (1.5 hours)
 



Youth's Perspective     (^Top)

2017 Child Protection Summit: 'Wham, Boom, Kapow!' Florida Youth SHINE Shares How You Can Bring Out the Superpower in Every Kid (08/29/17) (2.0 hours)
It's Complicated, but Try to Understand: How Child Welfare Can Respect Our Relationships (09/10/15) (1.0 hours)
 
 

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