Far West Conference 2023

Far West Conference 2023

SOCIAL – Friday, May 5, 2023 – 6:00–9:00pm
ADULT AND TEEN CONFERENCE – Saturday May 6, 2023 – 8:30am–4:30pm

Foster Parents will earn 8 hours of training.

There will be door prizes.

Day care is provided.

Workshop Descriptions

Developmental Assets – 40 positive qualities that parents can bring into the lives of their children.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders – How genetic & environmental factors change brain development.

Normal versus Abnormal Sexual Behaviors

Darkness 2 Light – How to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse Part 1 & 2 (This is done over 2 workshops)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) – ACEs and Resilience Skills to address them and learn how to overcome and reverse negative impacts of ACEs.

Human Trafficking – Definition of trafficking for youth and adults, misconceptions, different types of trafficking, where it is happening, potential signs someone is being trafficked, and how to support them.

Parenting After Trauma – Skills to help children and adolescents recover from past trauma, and the understanding to manage puzzling trauma-related behaviors.

Embracing an Attitude of Celebration – Journey to personal enrichment and resilience. Understanding and embracing an attitude of celebration in your life and celebrating what’s good and right with the world.

Substance Abuse/Misuse – (three-person panel) Marijuana, tobacco, vaping, underage drinking. Signs youth may have a substance abuse issue. How to talk to youth about alcohol. Risks of vaping.

Healthy Relationships and Domestic Violence Prevention – Power and control in relationships, types of relationship abuse, red flags, healthy communication, and boundary setting, impacts of domestic abuse on children, teen dating violence, and how to support survivors.

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Far West Conference Registration

Complete this form to register for the Far West Conference on May 6-7, 2023.

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Workshop Breakout Sessions 1 – 10:10-11:10am (choose one)
Workshop Breakout Sessions 2 – 11:20am-12:20pm (choose one)
Workshop Breakout Sessions 3 – 1:50-2:50pm (choose one)