Foster Care Compassion Training for Organizations

For Foster Parents, Staff and Volunteers

The Foster Care Compassion Training Program is a culturally competent, trauma-informed faith integrated mental health basic education and awareness training program geared towards caregivers and supports of children in the foster care system. Foster parents, staff and volunteers who complete the Foster Care Compassion Training will be able to:

  • IDENTIFY signs and symptoms of mental disorders, including general mental health(GMH), serious mental illness (SMI) and/or serious emotional disturbance (SED);
  • ASSESS children with mental distress using a biopsychosocial model and employ crisis de-escalation techniques and services;
  • TRIAGE and refer children with mental distress to appropriate services, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED, as well as GMH and those in danger of hurting themselves or others or may be otherwise severely or gravely disabled.
  • SUPPORT children with mental distress using ongoing faith-integrated basic mental health support skills and other short and/or long-term intervention and prevention techniques to promote mental health;

Pricing for 8-hour training is $1200. Training groups limited to 25. Accompanying manual is sold separately. For more information, email: [email protected]

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Faith Solutions University
Faith Solutions University
Faith Solutions to Mental Health is a community mental health ministry organization whose mission is to spread healing and hope throughout the communities served. Faith Solutions to Mental Health enables transformation of communities in need through our ability to develop and implement sustainable mental health solutions. Through various training modalities, Faith Solutions to Mental Health is able to train, coach and develop organizations to better serve people experiencing trauma, mental illness, and other forms of distress.

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