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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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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What We Mean When We Say Data: Tools to Support FYSCPs

Presenters: Bridget Stumpf, SCOE/TAP & Diana Casanova, CDE Data Access & Strategy Office

Date: October 25, 2022

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Description: In this webinar participants will be introduced to a basic cycle of inquiry framework to explore and make sense of data. Topics will include data definitions, sources, and utilization of data-informed strategies to facilitate program development, implementation, and evaluation. This webinar is for FYSCP staff only.


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Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools & Self-Care 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 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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1-2-3 Wellness Events


Opportunities below are available to FYSCPs and their colleagues thanks to generous sponsorship by the FYSCP TAP. FYSCPs are encouraged to register and/or share these opportunities with COE colleagues, teachers, principals, etc.

1-2-3 Wellness Events Flyer


1-2-3 Wellness Connected Community Series

You deserve to be supported. Heard. Seen. Appreciated….and learn wellness tools. Connected Community monthly sessions are an EXCELLENT opportunity to connect with other passionate, hard-working colleagues while learning powerful self-care tools to support your impactful work as an FYSCP, teacher, administrator, or counselor. FYSCP TAP offers these 2022-2023 Zoom sessions in partnership with 1-2-3 Wellness on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

During our Connected Community sessions, we'll learn powerful well-being tools, stress reduction techniques and brainstorm solutions to practical issues. One-on-one coaching is also available.

You’re invited to attend as many or as few Connected Community Sessions as you’d like. You are welcome to share or simply listen.

Sessions are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on these dates:

  • September 28, 2022

  • October 26, 2022

  • November 30, 2022 *

  • January 25, 2023

  • February 22, 2023

  • March 22. 2023

  • April 26, 2023

*The November session occurs on the 5th Wednesday of the month due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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No registration needed

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1-2-3 Wellness Adult-Self Care Experience

Presenter: Dr. Drew Schwartz

Description: This powerful wellness experience involves three half-days in October 2022 and is open to ALL County Office of Education staff, teachers, counselors, principals, and other CA professionals who support student success. Each person will learn simple, yet game-changing wellness tools, receive amazing resources and be guided to create their own personalized self-care plan. Together, we’ll learn daily stress reduction techniques, self-care tools, research-based approaches to social and emotional learning (SEL), co-regulation, self-compassion, processing thoughts in healthy ways and more. Please note that hundreds of educational professionals have participated in this experience over the last two years and offered very positive feedback.

Dates: October 24th, 26th, 28th

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Dates: January 18th, 20th, 23rd

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Foster Parent and Caregiver Adult-Self Care Experience

Presenter: Dr. Drew Schwartz

Description: This powerful wellness experience is for foster parents and caregivers because YOU deserve wellness too! The opportunity involves three 1.5-hour workshops. Each person will learn simple, yet game-changing wellness tools, receive amazing resources and be guided to create their own personalized self-care plan. Parents and caregivers will learn daily stress reduction techniques, self-care tools, how to help create an environment of calm for others, research-based approaches wellness and processing thoughts in healthy ways, self-compassion and more.

Dates: October 17th, 19th, 20th

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6: 00 p.m.

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Dates: February 13th, 15th,16th

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Empowered Behavior: How to Transfer Responsibility for Behavior to Youth

Presenter: Dr. Drew Schwartz

Description: This exciting Empowered Behavior opportunity is open to all professionals who support kids: teachers, principals, counselors, social workers, behavior specialists FYSCPs, other county office professionals and more. Together, we will learn a simple, yet powerful system involving 10 key tools to empower youth to develop agency and take greater responsibility for their behavior. You can use the tools starting today!

Date: October 27th

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12: 00 p.m. (with optional coaching from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)

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Date: November 15th

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (with optional coaching from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

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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. This event is only for FYSCPs and their designated teams only.


TIPS ToT Event Flyer


Northern California (San Joaquin County)

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 (Los Angeles County)

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 meeting attendance is a grant requirement for all FYSCPs. The meetings are intended for the FYSCP primary coordinator contact. 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.

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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, 2022

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, 2022

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

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Spring 2023 FYSCP Regional Meetings

  • Region 1 (Butte) April 18, 2023

  • Region 2 (Sonoma) April 20, 2023

  • Region 3 (Yuba) April 19, 2023

  • Region 4 (Santa Clara) May 2, 2023

  • Region 5 (Merced) May 3, 2023

  • Region 6 (Ventura) May 16, 2023

  • Region 7 (Los Angeles) May 17, 2023

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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.

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Please register at least three weeks prior to the meeting date.


Fall 2022 FYSCP Statewide Coordinators Meeting

Date: December 8, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Hilton Sacramento, Arden West

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Refer to the registration link for additional details and lodging information.

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Spring 2023 FYSCP Statewide Coordinators Meeting

Date: March 29, 2023

Location: Hyatt Regency Orange, Garden Grove CA

Immediately following the CFYETF Education Summit

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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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CFYETF CA Foster Youth Education Summit

March 27-28, 2023, Garden Grove

Attendance is a grant requirement for all FYSCPs.

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

May 10-12, 2023, Fresno

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