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Core Training Resource Center
Encouraged Activity: Talk It Over As A Family
Just Breathe (3 Minutes)
What is Historical Trauma (6 Minutes)
Removed (13 Minutes)
Understanding OCS and The Role of The Resource Family
For Families New To Foster Care:
Resource Family Resources and Forms
For cultural resources, go to Our ICWA/Alaska Native Cultural Resources Page
Understanding the System Resources
Useful Guides Published by ACRF
Trauma Informed Caregiving Skills
Resources for Advocacy
State of Alaska Employee Directory Look up caseworkers or GALs contact information
Education Guide for Resource Families ACRF Publication
Great Resources From Stone Soup Group!
Forms and Templates for requesting school assistance or special education assessment or intervention.
Request the Paper Trail Notebook to help you track information, appointments, assessments and more for your child with special physical, emotional, education or mental health needs.
Alaskan Special Education PARENT HANDBOOK (12 easy to read pages to educate you about special education requirements and parental advocacy in Alaska)
Resources for Self Care
Listing of Support Groups, Facebook Groups and Resource Family Supports in Alaska
Just Breathe Video
Self Care For Foster Parents (Using the Strengthening Families Model)
Breathing Corner (Sync Your Breathing with This)
Self Care for Caregivers Video (British Columbia Foster Basics Series)
Honing Your Trauma Informed Parenting Skills
Understanding What is Meant by Flip Your Lid
The 3-5-7 Model: 3 Developmental Tasks, 5 Questions, and 7 Skills to Use to Help Children Prepare for Permanency
Engaging Youth Through the 3-5-7 Model Video
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
ACEs 101 ACES Too High Website