Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates


Resources

California Deparment of Public Health: COVID-19 Updates


The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.  For more information, visit: https://caparentyouthhelpline.org/



Youth Law Center's COVID-19 Resources

Videos

Alleviating Stress for Foster Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Barbara Lankamp-Kochis, MA LMFT - Marriage and Family Therapist

California Judicial Council Webcast: Youth Perspectives on Virtual Court During Covid
Ethan Benabides - Youth Advocate

De la Resistencia a la Resiliencia
Esmirna Ramirez - Training and Evaluation Analyst, UC Berkeley, School of Social Welfare, CalSWEC

Navigating Special Education During COVID-19: California Tips for Families and Systems Advocates
Jasmine Miller, ESQ - Youth Law Center | Cheryl Theis - Education Advocate, Disability Rights Education and Defense

Working Families in California: Legal Rights and Resources During the COVID Pandemic
Carole Vigne, Esq - Director of the Wage Protection Program, Legal Aid at Work | Sharon Terman, Esq - Director of the Work and Family Program, Legal Aid at Work

Safe and Sound: Pediatric Tips for Keeping Kids and Families Healthy During COVID-19 and Beyond
Heather C. Forkey, MD, Director of Foster Children Evaluation Service (FaCES), University of Massachusetts

From Resistance to Resilience
Barbara Lankamp-Kochis, MA LMFT - Marriage and Family Therapist

Heart to Heart: Caregiver and Child Connections in Times of Challenge
Barbara Stroud PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Keeping Youth TECHnically Connected
Janay Eustace, MSW - Quality Parenting Initiative Consultant, Youth Engagement Specialist, Youth Law Center | Jennifer Rodriguez - Executive Director of the Youth Law Center

Supporting Meaningful Connections: Family Time Visits During a Pandemic
Kate Rosenblum, PhD ABPP IMH-E - Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Michigan Medicine, Co-director, Zero to Thrive

The Power of Connection: How Resource Families Can Support Adolescents Through COVID-19 Crisis
Kenneth Ginsburg - MD MSEd | Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Youth Law Center

Using Media Effectively with Young Children and Virtual Visitation/ Part One: Virtual Communication with Young Children
Rachel Barr Phd - Director, Georgetown Early Learning Project

Using Media Effectively with Young Children and Virtual Visitation/ Part Two: Using Media Play with Young Children
Rachel Barr Phd - Director, Georgetown Early Learning Project


About Us

California's Just in Time Training is a web based service program designed to connect foster parents, kinship or other caregivers with training, peer experts and other resources. Questions are answered and practical solutions to care for children are discussed - all from the comfort of your home or office.

Highlight Videos

Creating Boundaries November 2018
Incarcerated Parents August 2018

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