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Project Bond

What is
Project Bond?

An interactive monthly workshop for Adoptive/Foster Parents. Workshops will be held online so families can get the information they need no matter where they live in Central Missouri.

 

Online Interactive Workshop Series

CMFCAA in partnership with The Project Bond is hosting this workshop the first Tuesday of each month (except December) at the Resource Center and provide at home access for participants wanting to participate who are unable to join us in Jefferson City.

Each Session will allow for interaction with Barbara DiGangi,LMSW, CoFounder/ Executive Director of Project Bond, Inc.

Workshop Topics:

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 7-8PM

Session 1: Making the Mindshift Part I: Introduction to a Trauma-Informed Perspective

Participants will learn introductory material regarding the elements and scope of trauma as well as how it affects children in foster care and children who have been adopted. Participants will be introduced to research conducted by leaders in the field.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 7-8PM

Session 2: Making the Mindshift Part II: Introduction to an Attachment-Based Perspective

Participants will learn introductory material of attachment theory as well as how it affects and plays a role in parenting and/or working with children in foster care and children who have been adopted. Participants will be introduced to research and theories from leaders in the field.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 7-8PM

Session 3: Behavior is an Iceberg

Participants will learn about the multifaceted nature of behavior and what may be underlying behavior in children in foster care and children who have been adopted. Participants will understand how an attachment-based and trauma-informed mindset can make a difference when managing behaviors.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 7-8PM

Session 4: Parenting from the Inside Out

Based on the landmark book by child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M.Ed., participants will learn how self-awareness and understanding brain development are key components in parenting and/or working with children in foster care and children who have been adopted.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 7-8PM

Session 5: Taking Control Without Losing Control

Participants will learn how to integrate an attachment-based and trauma-informed mindset into their interactions, especially during challenging moments. Participants will be introduced to different approaches used by leaders in the field.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 7-8PM

Session 6: It Takes a Village

Participants will learn the importance of having a supportive team on board of individuals who “get it,” the powerful role educators and professionals can play, how to set boundaries, and how to incorporate self-care.

CMFCAA will provide a meal and child care during the workshop for those attending at the Resource Center. The time of meal will be announce at a later date.