FOSTER CARE SUPPORT NETWORK SPANISH VOLUME 8 TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 8 FCSN Spanish Version training. After you have determined which trainings you are interested in ordering, select the number of tests and answer keys you will need for each. Only one answer key is needed for each training per facility. Each test includes a certificate of completion per foster parent.
*We encourage you to check with the licensing entity in your state to ensure that FCSN trainings will be counted toward training hours for your foster parents.
Follow the links below to view FCSN trainings from each volume.
**Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Order online for faster service.
Important Publisher's Note: Reproduction of Tests and Certificates of Completion may VOID your training hours.
**Please note, certificates are NOT mailed with the trainings. Certificates will be issued upon completions of the tests. Once you send us the completed tests, we will correct them and issue a certificate.
Volume 8, No. 1 Spanish Training & Certificate
Finding Common Ground: Working Together
Reunification efforts need to focus on the needs of the child. Developing a relationship between birth and foster parents – while challenging – will enable the child to feel supported by both while he/she is in foster care.
Volume 8, No. 1 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 2 Spanish Training & Certificate
Why Do Kids Throw Tantrums? What can be done about it?
Although tantrums are a natural part of child development, there are certain circumstances that can signal the need to seek professional help. This article describes normal behavior – versus what isn't – as well as outlining strategies for handling temper tantrums.
Category: Behavior Management
Volume 8, No. 2 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 3 Spanish Training & Certificate
Culturally Competent Foster Care
Foster parents committed to diversity and acceptance will help promote "culturally competent care," and in turn build a positive, less prejudiced society.
Category: Family Blending
Volume 8, No. 3 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 4 Spanish Training & Certificate
Tools to Prevent Abuse Allegations
There is no guarantee that a foster parent will not face allegations. However, they can take the time to minimize their risks. This article demonstrates how to do just that.
Category: Abuse & Neglect
Volume 8, No. 4 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 5 Spanish Training & Certificate
What You Need to Know About Bedwetting
Bedwetting is a more common condition than one might think. More than 5 million children in the U.S. wet the bed. This article addresses when bedwetting is most likely a condition in need of medical treatment, as well as examining other possible causes, and treatment suggestions.
Volume 8, No. 5 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 6 Spanish Training & Certificate
Stress Management: Finding Couple Time; Staying Committed
No one can eliminate stress from our lives, but it is possible – by practicing stress-management techniques like the ones described in this article – to at least reduce the level of stress in our lives.
Category: Stress Management
Volume 8, No. 6 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 7 Spanish Training & Certificate
Teen Substance Abuse: Recognizing Newer, not Just 'Traditional' Drugs
This article is designed as a wake-up call to parents that today's drug landscape is more complicated than when they were young. Education and awareness about newer drugs, as well as more "traditional" drugs (like alcohol) is crucial, or these problems will only get worse.
Volume 8, No. 7 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 8 Spanish Training & Certificate
Recognizing and Managing Depression and Bipolar
Raising children with mental health conditions like depression and bipolar will never be easy. However, the consequences of NOT helping them are too real, and too painful, not to try one's best to help them succeed.
Volume 8, No. 8 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 9 Spanish Training & Certificate
Preparing Foster Youth to Live on Their Own
Foster parents and other primary caregivers can help youth from facing scary, "What do I do now?" scenarios when they reach 18, by beginning life skills training as early as possible.
Category: Life Skills
Volume 8, No. 9 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 10 Spanish Training & Certificate
Stopping the Pain: Better Understanding Self-Harm Behavior
Self-harm behavior is dangerous and addictive. The only way that anyone can help a self-injurer is to be open, listen, and show concern without using force or telling youth that they can't do it anymore. Ultimately, it's up to the individual to stop this behavior.
Category: Behavior Management
Volume 8, No. 10 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 11 Spanish Training & Certificate
Better Navigating the Court System
It's imperative that foster parents working with maltreated children better understand how court proceedings work. Like all experiences, familiarity can decrease the anxiety of the unknown.
Category: Foster Parenting
Volume 8, No. 11 Spanish Answer Key
Volume 8, No. 12 Spanish Training & Certificate
Adopting Foster Children Presents Unique Challenges
What are the pros and cons of probate guardianship? What about guardianship versus adoption? How does adoption affect the entire family? This article answers difficult questions like these.
Volume 8, No. 12 Spanish Answer Key