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Family Development Certificate Program – ACAAA

Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association

Family Development Certificate Program (online)

Oct. 9, 16 & 23

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM with lunch break

ACAAA 2020 Annual Conference flyer
Family Development Certificate Program (last item on page two)

Family Development Certificate Training Program: Shifting to a Family Development Paradigm

Target audience:
Frontline workers, family development/case management staff, Head Start Family Workers
Trainer: Bob Swanson, NCRMT – Real Solutions Created

Learn how to support and empower people in a collaborative relationship to establish goals and strategies for dealing with challenging issues that are psychological, emotional and interpersonal.  Strengths are identified including skillful application of assessment tools — Eco-map, Geno-gram, Timeline, Matrix and Balance Wheel.  We need to listen to any trauma program participants have experienced and support efforts to find healing resources.  Six key principles of a trauma-informed approach include — safety; trustworthiness and transparency; peer support; collaboration; empowerment voice and choice; and cultural, historical and gender issues.  We are in a position to provide hope that their future can be better and more satisfying.

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