Milwaukee, Wis. (9/5/11) – An introductory training on trauma informed care will be offered to Milwaukee County foster parents on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5-9 p.m., at Capitol West Academy, 3939 N. 88th St., in the Franciscan center, on the lower level of the building.
Tim Grove, chief program officer for Integrated Family Services, will lead the training, which will help foster parents understand what trauma informed is and how they can implement it to improve the behaviors they see in the children in their care.
The training is free, and a light dinner will be served. Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 28. Interested foster parents should contact Melissa Dombrowski-Boling, Foster Care Services coordinator, at 414-465-1336 or email@example.com. Because of the content of the training, children will not be allowed to attend; child care will not be provided.
Before joining Integrated Family Services, St. Aemilian-Lakeside’s child welfare subsidiary, Grove worked at St. Aemilian-Lakeside for more than 10 years in a variety of administrative positions. He was responsible for implementing St. Aemilian-Lakeside’s trauma informed care philosophy and practices, including developing the trauma informed care training curriculum and the “seven essential ingredients” definition of how best to understand and implement trauma informed care.
For more information on trauma informed care, to view a video on it, and to access a PDF on the seven essential ingredients, click here.