WEBINARS

Recordings of webinar presentations and accompanying materials.

Webinar by CONCEPT Professional Training on FASD and the Criminal Justice System
January 27, 2016

Webinar by CONCEPT Professional Training on FASD and the Criminal Justice System (great overview of FASD at the beginning)

  • Webinar, Webinar by CONCEPT Professional Training on FASD and the Criminal Justice System


Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities webinar
March 15, 2017

This webinar offers timely information about the federal WIOA (Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act) provisions that apply to to school-age students with disabilities.

  • Webinar, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities webinar

    WIOA for students with disabilities webinar


Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar
September 16, 2018

A Formed Families Forward webinar that covers some 504 and IDEA basics, as well as some strategies for communicating with school staff and kicking off the new school year well!

Note- Recording includes some dead space at beginning; content starts at 15 minutes in.

  • Webinar, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar

  • PDF, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar


Understanding Trauma in Children and Youth video

From the Fairfax Trauma-Informed Care Network

This session gives a primer on the lasting effects of trauma, and provides practical strategies for developing positive coping skills in children and youth with a history of trauma. Participants will enhance their ability to understand and handle challenging behavior in young people and learn how to develop a trauma-informed environment, focusing on strategies that minimize triggers and emphasize effective, asset-focused behavior management.

  • Website, Understanding Trauma in Children and Youth video

  • Webinar, Understanding Trauma in Children and Youth video


Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed

Recording of the webinar on “Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed” with FFF Director Kelly Henderson, hosted by New Found Families of Virginia, presented on February 28, 2018.

 

  • Webinar, Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed


Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors
March 05, 2018

To view the recording of the webinar on “Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors” with Dan Dinsmore and Larisa deGraffenreid.

  • Webinar, Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors

  • PPT, Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors


Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities
March 15, 2017

To view the recording of the webinar on “Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities” with Jean Steveson.

  • Webinar, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities

  • PPT, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities


Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE
March 06, 2017

To view the recording of the webinar on “Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE” with Marianne Moore.

  • Webinar, Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE

  • PPT, Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE


Securing A Future for Formed Families
March 02, 2017

To view the recording of the webinar on “Securing A Future for Formed Families” by Tia Marsili.

  • Webinar, Securing A Future for Formed Families

  • PPT, Securing A Future for Formed Families


Fun Ahead: Creating Your Family’s Summer Bucket List

Fun ahead: Creating your family’s summer bucket list.

For toddlers & preschoolers, elementary school age, adolescents, teens and tweens.

  • PPT, Fun Ahead: Creating Your Family’s Summer Bucket List


Mindfulness Strategies for Increasing Calm and Focus in the New Year with Dr. Archana Dogra
February 24, 2016

To view the recording of the webinar on “Mindfulness Strategies for Increasing Calm and Focus in the New Year” with Dr. Archana Dogra.

  • Webinar, Mindfulness Strategies for Increasing Calm and Focus in the New Year with Dr. Archana Dogra

  • PPT, Mindfulness Strategies for Increasing Calm and Focus in the New Year with Dr. Archana Dogra


The Intersection of ADHD with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families: How Can Caregivers Help?

In honor of National Foster Care Month in May, we focus on the unique needs of children and youth with disabilities raised in foster, adoptive and kinship homes. Included in the presentation will be the rate of ADHD and other disabilities in families formed through foster care, adoption and kinship care (non-birth parent relatives raising children); the connection between trauma and disability; what is known about the ADHD diagnosis and Executive Function deficits; how working with the school system can create an effective team support network, and parenting strategies that contribute to positive outcomes for families raising children with special needs and ADHD:

  • The role of executive function skills in home and school life and why mastering these skills can be a challenge for children and youth in adoptive, foster and kinship families.
  • Simple strategies for parents and caregivers to engage positively with their children, reduce conflicts, and replace problem behaviors.
  • The approaches for working cooperatively with teachers, social workers and other professionals who support your child and family.
  • Video, The Intersection of ADHD with Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Families: How Can Caregivers Help?


Using Trauma-Sensitive Strategies to Support Family Engagement and Effective Collaboration

Using Trauma-Sensitive Strategies to Support Family Engagement and Effective Collaboration, presented by Dr. Elizabeth Meeker and hosted by the National Center for Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)

  • Webinar, Using Trauma-Sensitive Strategies to Support Family Engagement and Effective Collaboration


Understanding the Impact of Trauma: What to Do at Home and School

Understanding the Impact of Trauma: What to Do at Home and School by FFF Executive Director Kelly Henderson, hosted by PEATC

  • Webinar, Understanding the Impact of Trauma: What to Do at Home and School