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Upcoming ACRF Teleconference Trainings
Every month we offer several trainings by teleconference on a variety of subjects. Please join us! Go to our Training Calendars for the most complete listing of upcoming training teleconferences.
Earn training credit while listening to these past teleconference trainings by completing the questionnaire and return to ACRF.
Featured Two Part Series on De-escalation Skills
De-escalation Skills, Part 2 (June 21, 2017) HANDOUT Second of a Two Part Series with Jonathan Bower of Denali Family Services. This section talks about techniques called “blending” to address aggressive interactions and the importance of self care.
Courses Added in 2017
Promoting Normalcy in Foster Care (March 22, 2017)
Let’s Talk ICWA – Tribal Jurisdiction (January 5, 2017) With Speaker Kevin Illingworth, J.D., Tribal Management Program with the College of Rural and Community Development at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Sex Trafficking and Runaways (January 25, 2017)
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Diagnosis (Recorded September 2016)
The Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard (Recorded January 2016)
Tribal Courts and Tribal Council’s Role in Child Protection (Recorded February 2015)
Sensory Processing Series
This series will feature three teleconferences explaining various aspects of Sensory Processing Disorders.
Part Three: Sensory Processing Disorders and Strategies for Your Home (October 15, 2015) – QUESTIONNAIRE
The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Series
This series features a three part look at ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) including the impact of ACES, resiliency factors, and how we can use the information about the impact of early trauma to improve our work with children.
“Connecting While Correcting: Strategies to Work with Children with Attachment Difficulties and Behavior Challenges” Series
This series features material from the works of Karyn Purvis, Author of The Connected Child. It comes from a three part series in the Rural Teleconference and Support Trainings Sponsored by the Alaska Center for Resource Families.
Trauma Informed Caregiving for Resource Families Rural Teleconference Series
This series features material from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Curriculum. ACRF conducted a monthly series from January to June 2014 featuring audio recordings, homework assignments and extra reading to build skills in caring for children and youth who have experienced trauma.
Rural Teleconference Series
The ACRF Rural Teleconference Series features the teleconference trainings from our monthly rural teleconference and support trainings reaching throughout Alaska. To earn credit for these trainings, listen to the podcast by clicking on the link. Then return to this page and open the link to the questionnaire. (Note: Some browsers don’t work with the submit button so please make a copy of your completed questionnaire before submitting.) Each teleconference training is worth 1.0 hour of training.
ACRF Special Education Series for Resource Families
The ACRF Special Education Series was first broadcast in Anchorage as a webinar to outline the information resource families need to know if they have a child in special education. Topics include The Ten Basic Steps of Special Education, Evaluation & Eligibility, and The IEP . Topics will be added as they are broadcast.
Adoption Referral Webcast Series
The Adoption Referral Webcast series is a series of podcasts addressing adoption topics that was first broadcast and moderated by Yolanda Comparan during the summer of 2010 and used here with permission.
Yolanda Comparan, MSW, is a mom by adoption of two teens, both adopted as toddlers. She is an Adoption Success Coach and owner/operator of Adoption Referral and Information Service.
To earn credit for these trainings, listen to the podcast by clicking on the link. Then return to this page and open the link to the questionnaire. (Note: Some browsers don’t work with the submit button so please make a copy of your completed questionnaire before submitting.) Each podcast is worth 1.0 hour of training.