Foster Youth Sensitivity Training

For teachers from PHS, Wilson, Marshall, Sierra Madre Middle


The Office of Child Welfare, Safety and Attendance in collaboration with the Pasadena City College Foster/Kinship Care Program would like to invite you to an optional training series entitled Strengthening The Educational Partnerships (STEPs) to Foster Change.

Program Description

STEPs it is an eight-hour professional development training that will be offered in six 75 minute sessions. It will introduce the strengths and challenges that children in out-of-home care placement face on a day-to-day basis. School staff will have the opportunity to explore an Integrative Model incorporating the new research on trauma and brain development as a base to support the optimum growth and development of the students who have come through the foster care system.

Program Objectives

To provide training to adults working with children and Transition Age Youth (TAY) who are or were in the out-of-home care system that will increase their knowledge of foster care issues, increase their sensitivity to the plight of our children who have experienced foster care and decrease the stigma of being a foster child ultimately building resiliency.

Session One is Coming!

Monday, Oct. 5th, 3:45-5pm

1905 Lincoln Avenue

Pasadena, CA

All sessions will be from 3:45-5:00 pm at John Muir High School. Room TBA.

Dates for all sessions are:

October 5, 2015

November 2, 2015

December 7, 2015

February 8, 2016

March 21, 2016

April 18, 2016

May 2, 2016

Register for Session(s)

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Office of Child Welfare, Safety and Attendance