We offer sessions in the following areas: Pre registration is not required for most classes but is encouraged to have an accurate count for meals and class materials. State funding consists of community college Proposition 98 funds. If your youth needs help to register for Saddleback College classes,  please contact Jeffrey Hannibal at the EOPS office at (949) 582-4620. The Four Modules involve twelve hours of training which cover the following areas: Already a licensed care provider? Kinship Care Kinship care refers to the care of children by relatives or, in some jurisdictions, close family friends (often referred to as fictive kin). Program Staff For information on education and training, call: Foster and Kinship Care Education Program Staff Kintay Johnson (Director) Kristin Chorbi (Administrative Office Coordinator) Program Email - Foster-Kinship@redwoods.edu. Open the "Classes" tab and view or print the Schedule of Classes. Heart and Home is a monthly support group that meets the first Sunday of every month from 4:30-6:30 p.m. These State funds are used as a match to pass through federal Title IV (e) funds, by way of an interagency agreement with the California Department of Social Services. https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/QhQsCgJDNASGWKARCN40C4?domain=ocunited.org/, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rick Bazant, Psy.D, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kdeCtpzMjHtysLgGwMV8t3I-bTVo_3RQH, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Robert Waddington, MSW, Positive Discipline Strategies fpr Traumatized Children, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIsduyspjsuEteALMdh3DCMvmvVYhX2bhM2, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Brenda Crary, LMFT, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAod-6vqzMjGtBsxFYAmJcyiY6xo5pvRMZX, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Renae Dupuis, MDiv, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:00 -2:00 p.m. Lindy Johnson, MSW, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrdO2qrzMvGt1tySdSWGL3R9YBUjcikYJf, Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Brenda Crary, LMFT, TBRI Caregiver Training - Empowering Principles, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEucO6orzsuE9ALiOtEdULn6L4o4lEDpPRh, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rick Bazant, Psy.D, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtc-irrz0sEtEfqAbOoU5-yggmupz3lJ64, Monday, February 17, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Robert Waddington, MSW, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpce2hrj4pGdMhbWoXt8Ba1yLK7_22mxho, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Renae Dupuis, MDiv, Thursday, February 18, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Robert Waddington, MSW, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpc-uuqzojGdGiomWQ5QWslgFR6Ri7RwoR. Contact Martine Wehr at mwehr@saddleback.edu or (949) 582-4217 for dates of our upcoming meetings. From 1989 to 1998, the number of children in California's foster care system has grown by more than 50%-- from 68,000 to 105,000. You must pre-register to ensure your place in the class. Recibirá un correo electrónico de confirmación sobre cómo unirse a la clase. (949) 582-4326, Sandra Camarena If you are a Foster or Kinship Family in need of support, please contact Tammy McMullen:  tmcmullen@marinerschurch.org, 418/436 W Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832 (714) 515-3085. Foster Kinship is the starting place for kinship caregivers in Nevada. Call (949) 582-4884 or email scfkce@saddleback.edu. Support Groups and Workshops: Provide opportunities for education, recreation, and support in various group settings to empower relative caregivers, build positive connections and strengthen kinship families. We encourage social services staff, juvenile probation officers, group home staff, foster family agency homes (FFAs), and family and friends of resource families to participate in our classes. sceops@saddleback.edu, Office Hours: From 1989 to 1998, the number of children in California's foster care system has grown by more than 50%-- from 68,000 to 105,000. In order to receive a certificate for full training hours, participants must attend the entire training. Friday  8:00am -1:00pm, “Like” the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program on Facebook. https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/LxWOCQWKBYHoP2qZcx-U-v?domain=ocunited.org/, Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Brenda Crary, LMFT, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsdeusrT0pE9DVKeK7VWi_Oyq2_3y8hmwz, Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Martine Wehr, JD and OCSD,Deputy Brian Gunsolley, Drugs and Youth: What Caregivers Need to Know, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoc-2hrj4rG9SrZ-RJk_b9_tDhg5kS0cUw, Monday, February 22, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. David Adams, Psy.D, LPCC, BCBA-D and Erin Kim, Resource Parent Mentor, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwodO6trD0sE9dHMTWG3jeXT4H-ob8uKb2p, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Robert Waddington, MSW, Self-Care for Caregivers in the Time of COVID-19, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcscumvqzkqE9Vp2lNrHaLSlAZy8Xm7zY43, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lindy Johnson, MSW, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkcOiqrDwoH9VlUuWlrrX2Ylo5BKuYfMtl, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Renae Dupuis, MDiv, Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Kathy McCarrell, MSW, Building Self-Esteem and Character in Children, https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/dxmvCv2xrWiAlk2AuX2UEg?domain=cccconfer.zoom.us, Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Brenda Crary, LMFT, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtcOuoqjsjGNeJxFisvg-FebcaJ8NZ93LB, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Erin Kim, Resource Parent Mentor, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcoc-qrrDkoEtAVUuvGuN6WxBXuDYur6ys2, Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Robert Waddington, MSW, https://cccconfer.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqdu2uqD4oHNKzCs8kE1bECpjD9svPvUPp, (Check back frequently - more classes are being added). 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