Trey Willoughby, Community Advocate, shares his personal experiences of being on the autism spectrum. He offers advice to others that are on the spectrum and also professionals in how to recognize someone who is autistic and how to handle situations that could be difficult for them.
Our presenter, Anjali Van Drie, explains the ABCs of Behavior. Understanding what causes children to have certain behaviors helps caregivers to better manage them.
Is your a child picky eater? It could be sensory issues! Our presenter, Stephanie Boyer, describes how different sensory issues can present and some techniques to help caregivers facing this challenge.
California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth led organization that develops youth leaders who empower each other and their communities transform the foster care system through policy and legislative change. Our panel from CYC provides useful information on how to engage in effective, authentic communication with youth in care. (note: this video is not eligible for relicensing hours)
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Knowledge is power and this is also true regarding bullying! StopBullying.gov reports that 20% of students are being bullied, 30% have bullied others and 70.6% have witnessed bullying. Most students are affected in some way and there is no simple solution to the problem. Everyone must be involved in bringing this issue to light and addressing it from various perspectives. This training provides the viewer with education and facts on how parents, caregivers, teachers, administrators and bystanders can assist with the prevention and creating a culture of respect. (1 hour)