Current Events

FYSCP event participation is limited to Foster Youth Services Coordinating Programs unless specifically noted.

Advanced registration is required. Late registrations are not guaranteed entry into virtual events.

FYSCP Webinars

In order to maintain an atmosphere of collaboration and transparency, FYSCP TAP webinars and meetings are not recorded unless it's specifically noted below. We encourage you to join events as scheduled. Slides and resources provided during webinars will be made available.

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Ensuring Educational Stability for Students in Foster Care: The Role of the FYSCP Coordinator


Presenters: TAP and CDE Teams

Date: August 30, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Description: This webinar is for FYSCP Coordinators who are new to the role or those who would like to ensure they are completely familiar with the responsibilities and requirements of their role. We will provide a detailed explanation of the education code requirements including 42921-42925 and Priority 10. This webinar will also offer opportunities to ask questions and identify areas of needed support for the upcoming school year. This webinar is for FYSCP staff only.


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Providing Direct Services and Supports: AB 130 Opportunities and Requirements

Presenters: Mindy Corless, LACOE TAP and Meagan Meloy, BCOE TAP

          Deborah Avalos, Janet Abdelsayed, and Rose Poulson, CDE

Date: September 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Description: This AB 130 training will provide information from the FYSCP CDE and TAP teams regarding funding, strategies for collecting data and reporting services and impacts for direct services and provide space to share promising practices and current barriers with colleagues from across the state. This webinar is for FYSCP staff only.


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College Counseling Tips for Students in Foster Care


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP

Date: October 7, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Description: This webinar is designed to provide school counselors and others supporting students in foster care with tips and resources to ensure they are prepared and feel supported throughout the college planning process. Participants will learn about barriers that prevent students from applying to college and hear from other counselors and foster care alumni regarding best practices to help them complete college applications. Additionally, they will receive tips to help students research scholarships, apply for financial aid, and connect them to resources and support in college, specifically for students in foster care.

College Counseling Tips Event Flyer


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FYSCP Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools Trainings

In order to maintain an atmosphere of collaboration and transparency, FYSCP TAP webinars and meetings are not recorded unless it's specifically noted below. We encourage you to join events as scheduled. Slides and resources provided during webinars will be made available.

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Fall 2022 TIPS Webinar Series Event Flyer

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Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools Part I


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP

Description: This training will provide participants with an understanding of trauma, its prevalence and impact on students and families, and what it means to be trauma-informed. Participants will learn about strategies for working with students affected by trauma. It will contain specific examples of how it impacts students in foster care but will provide valuable and practical tips for all students dealing

Option 1

Date: August 22, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Option 2

Date: September 7, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools Part II: Building Resilience


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP

Date: October 12, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Description: This training is a follow-up to Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools (Part 1). It will provide participants with an understanding of how to use a trauma lens to build resilience in students. The training will address the needs of all students; however, it will focus on specific strategies that relate to improving the outcomes of students in foster care.


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Trauma-Informed Self-Care for Educators


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP

Date: November 16, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Description: This workshop will help participants understand the importance of self-care and wellness from a trauma-informed lens. It includes strategies and tools needed to create a self-care routine and prevent compassion fatigue and burnout during a pandemic. Participants will engage in specific activities that will aid them in identifying signs of burnout and develop an action plan to alleviate stress and create a manageable work-life balance.


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Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools Training of Trainers Professional Development Series


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP

Description: This in-person training will provide a basic understanding of how trauma impacts student learning, the impact of trauma on the brain, an understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences, strategies and tips for helping students impacted by trauma, and Self-care and wellness tips for adults, and a facilitator’s guide and training materials. Locations to be determined.

TIPS ToT Event Flyer


Northern California

Date: November 3-4, 2022

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (second day ends at 4:00 pm)

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Southern California

Date: December 1-2, 2022

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (second day ends at 4:00 pm)

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Trauma-Informed Practices: Responding to Human Trafficking in Schools


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE/TAP and Dr. Lakeah Dickerson, LACOE

Date: December 6, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Description: This training will help participants use a trauma-informed lens to better understand how human trafficking impacts students in foster care and other vulnerable student groups. Participants will learn strategies and tips to address the needs of students affected by trauma and human trafficking and prevent it in schools. They will receive resources and other valuable materials to educate parents, caregivers, and others who support students.


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FYSCP Regional Meetings

Regional meetings are intended for the local FYSCP coordinator in each county. Additional FYSCP staff may attend as needed. The FYSCP coordinator should attend the meeting for their designated region whenever possible and may attend one regional meeting for each fall and spring session.

Regional Map


Please register at least one week prior to your meeting date.

Click on the registration link for each meeting to view location details and suggested hotels.


Region 1 Meeting

Location: Trinity County Office of Education

Date: October 18, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 2 Meeting

Location: Lake County Office of Education

Date: October 19, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 3 Meeting

Location: Yolo County Office of Education

Date: September 28, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 4 Meeting

Location: Solano County Office of Education

Date: September 29, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 5 Meeting

Location: Kings County Office of Education

Date: September 14, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 6 Meeting

Location: Fresno County Office of Education

Date: September 15, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Region 7 Meeting

Location: San Diego County Office of Education

Date: October 11, 2002

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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FYSCP Statewide Meetings

Statewide meeting attendance is a grant requirement for all FYSCPs. The meeting is for the FYSCP primary coordinator or designated FYSCP staff only.


Please register at least one week prior to your meeting date.

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The Fall 2022 FYSCP Statewide Coordinators Meeting will be held on December 8, 2022 in Sacramento.

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Other Events

The events below are not associated with the FYSCP Technical Assistance Program. Refer to the event websites for additional details and updates.

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Blueprint for Success Conference

October 3-4, 2022, Los Angeles

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Boost Conference

April 25-28, 2023, Palm Springs

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California Foster Youth Education Summit

Spring 2023, TBD

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CA Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance (CASCWA) Conference

May 10-12, 2023, Fresno

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