Trainings on the topics below are perfect for agencies looking to create awareness on the topics below with staff, clients, and constituents. Each training is hosted by River Jordan founder, president, and alumni of foster care, Aland Stamps. Aland brings knowledge, experience, and valuable insight to each training!
Previous trainings have been conducted for Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) and with various counties of the Michigan Youth Opportunities Initiative (MYOI).
Why current & former foster youth are the biggest target
6 Reasons Current and former foster youth are most vulnerable
Manipulation and Exploitation Of Victim’s Vulnerability
How to spot a trafficker
Building Your Circle Of Support & Understanding Theirs Roles
Understanding the difference between Confidant, Constituents and Comrades
Understanding the need and value of different types of relationships
Building Your Team
Sustaining Meaningful Relationships
The Negative Effects of Isolation and Leaving Foster Care Alone
RECOVERY FROM FOSTER CARE IS POSSIBLE
Introduction to the principles of foster care recovery Training Outline
Understanding the foundation of Foster Care Recovery Fellowship
An explanation of core principals: Awareness, Understanding, Acceptance, Forgiveness
The value of Recovery fellowship Meetings
What is Foster Care Peer Support
I CHANGED MY STORY
You Cannot Conquer What You Will Not Confront
Trainer sharing his foster care experience
Stigmas and Labels associated with Foster Care
Confronting your story and eliminating the false elements
Accepting the truth of your story
Living a new normal
IMPORTANT TRAINING INFORMATION
What is the cost to host or attend a training session?
Training sessions are $350 per session. Each session is 2 hours longs and full of interaction and engagement!
How many people can attend a training session?
Up to 30 people can attend each training. Training sessions are interactive and require participant engagement! By limiting participation to 30 people per training, we hope to allow everyone the opportunity to share their experiences or ask questions as they desire.
How long is each training?
Each training session is approximately 2 hours long. During each session, the topics outlined in the program description will each be covered in addition to having interactive and engaging pauses for participants to share their emotions, experiences, or ask questions.
Who can host a training?
ANYONE CAN HOST A TRAINING! River Jordan’s trainings on human trafficking, relationships, foster care recovery, and changing your story can provide valuable insight and education to anyone from any background. Trainings have been previously done for MDHHS and MYOI. Our currently available trainings would make great informational and engaging opportunities for foster parents, foster youth, alumni of foster care, social workers, mental healthcare providers, healthcare providers, and more!