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 & Community of Practice

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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Creating Comprehensive and Effective Measurement Instruments: Part One

Presenters: ABA Legal Center for Foster Care and Education Attorneys

Date: February 16, 2023

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


Description: The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education will present a two-part webinar and workshop on creating comprehensive and effect measurement instruments and surveys to assess program efficacy and gather qualitative feedback.

This webinar will include:


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FYSCP Community of Practice

Presenters: TAP Team

Date: February 28, 2023

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


Description: The intent is to meet monthly to share ideas, tools, best practices, data, strategies, and stories from the field that are important to the FYSCP community. This is an open group for all FYSCP Coordinators and FYSCP program staff to participate.  

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Differentiated Assistance and LCAP Development: Tools for Supporting Students in Foster Care


Presenters: Dr. Heather Richter, Administrator and Curt Williams, Director Kern County Supt. of Schools

Date: March 9, 2023

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

 

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of the Differentiated Assistance and the Local Control Accountability Plan processes in Kern County with an emphasis on youth experiencing foster care. Discussion will involve how these tools can be used by FYSCPs to help LEAs support students experiencing foster care. Kern’s FYSCP staff will also discuss initiatives such as the Dream Center for Foster Youth, Youth Empowering Success (YES!), and Youth Voice and Youth Advisory Boards as strategies LEAs can use as LCAP goals and assessment tools. This webinar is for FYSCP staff only.  


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Creating Comprehensive and Effective Measurement Instruments: Part Two

Presenters: ABA Legal Center for Foster Care and Education Attorneys

        Sophia Gatowski, Ph.D. Consultant, Systems Change Solutions, Inc

    California-based intervention program directors and specialists

Date: March 16, 2023

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


Description: The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education will present a two-part webinar and workshop on creating comprehensive and effect measurement instruments and surveys to assess program efficacy and gather qualitative feedback.

This virtual workshop will include:


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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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Intro to Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools (Part 1)


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE TAP

Date: February 8, 2023

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


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 and how to apply those strategies in a school setting. It will contain specific examples of how it impacts students in foster care and students experiencing homelessness but will provide valuable and practical tips for all students dealing with childhood trauma.


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Trauma-Informed Leadership


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE TAP

Date: March 14, 2023

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

Presenters: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE TAP & Melissa Balderston, Nevada County FYSCP


Description: Leaders are tasked with the responsibility of making sure students, families, staff, and their stakeholders have what they need to be successful, but who takes care of leaders? Join us as we discuss the importance of using a trauma-informed lens to implement leadership. Taking care of others is important but taking care of yourself as a leader is just as essential. This training will provide tips, strategies, and best practices designed to ensure leaders know how to “put the oxygen mask on first” so they are able to continue supporting their staff and students. Participants will receive practical trauma-informed strategies related to the following:

 

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Trauma-Informed Practices for Schools (Part 2): Building Resilience


Presenter: Kim Faulkner-Camacho, LACOE TAP

Date: May 10, 2023

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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 Practices for Schools Training of Trainers (In-Person)


Presenters: Kim Faulkner-Camacho & Mindy Corless, LACOE/TAP

    Drew Shwartz, 123 Wellness

Location: Monterey COE

Date: April 13-14, 2023

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


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. 

Spring ToT Flyer

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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:

 

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No registration needed

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Foster Parent and Caregiver Adult-Self Care Experience


Presenter: Dr. Drew Schwartz

Dates: February 13, 15,16, 2023

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


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.

 

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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.


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.

Regional Map

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Spring 2023 FYSCP Regional Meetings


Region 1 

Date: April 18, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Butte COE

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Region 2

Date: April 20, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Sonoma COE

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Region 3

Date: April 19, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Yuba COE

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Region 4

Date: May 2, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Santa Clara COE

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Region 5

Date: May 3, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Merced COE

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Region 6 

Date: May 16, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Ventura COE

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Region 7

Date: May 17, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Location: Los Angeles COE

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Fall 2023 FYSCP Regional Meetings

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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.


Spring 2023 FYSCP Statewide Coordinators Meeting

Date: March 29, 2023

Location: Hyatt Regency Orange, Garden Grove CA

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

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

This event is immediately following the CFYETF Education Summit.

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Fall 2023 FYSCP Statewide Coordinators Meeting

Date: December TBD

Location: Sacramento TBD

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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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CFYETF CA Foster Youth Education Summit

March 27-28, 2023, Garden Grove

Attendance is a grant requirement for all FYSCPs.

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Boost Conference

April 25-28, 2023, Palm Springs

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

May 10-12, 2023, Fresno

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Blueprint for Success Conference

TBD

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