Parenting Videos and Resources
Behavioral Challenges in Foster Care with Gary Benton. Learn about handling challenging behaviors in children. (YouTube 59 min)
Behavior Management ages 11-18 (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) with Wendy Warman,MSW.) This video deals with behaviors of children experiencing emotional distress. (YouTube 2 hrs 27 min.)
De-escalation Techniques in Foster Care with Gary Benton. In this workshop, Gary Benton helps us to develop skills to bring the tension down with children in care. (YouTube 59 min.)
Trauma and Children (Part 1, Part 2) with Ross Dawson, MSW and Dr. Harry Kramer. Learn about trauma and how it effects children, especially in the post 9/11 era. (YouTube 1 hr 25 min.)
Parenting After Trauma: Understanding Your Child's Needs - A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents
Fosterparentscope Training - The Dope on Drugs
The Dope on Drugs contains interactive training information to help parents learn about illegal drugs, their effects, and how to help children who are using these drugs.
Developmental Disabilities Administration - Provides public mental health services across the state. These include crisis, stabilization, and outreach services provided in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Fosterparentscope Training - An interactive training site for fun and easy learning on child development and child rearing.
Online Foster Parent Education - Provides resources for students in the Pierce College District online foster parent education program.
ZERO TO THREE - On Your Lap, In Your heart - designed especially for grandparents and grandparent-headed families of children aged birth to three.