UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.
(Highly Recommended Course)
Class Objective: This specialized training class is essential for all monitors that will be interacting or supervising children with autism. The course is specifically designed to help professional monitors gain a better understanding of the needs of children with autism to be able to effectively supervise visits.
DATE: To be determined 5-8pm (3hrs.)
THE IMPACT OF PARENTAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE ON VISITATION
Substance abuse accounts for a significant number of referrals to supervised visitation. Visitation monitors will likely encounter parents in varying stages of substance abuse and recovery. This class will identify specific techniques for professional monitors to use in cases with parental substance abuse history, in order to reduce the risk to children and provide a safe setting for visits.
DATE: 4/12/21 6-8pm (2hrs.)
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL MONITORS
This class is specifically designed for individuals that have completed the 24 hour state mandated child visitation monitor course and need additional help in getting their business started. In this class you will learn valuable tips and strategies to help you have a successful business as a Professional Visitation Monitor.
We will discuss and focus on:
DATE: To be determined 6-8pm (2hrs.)
EFFECTIVE WAYS TO COMMUNICATE WHEN DEALING WITH CLIENTS
To be successful in your endeavors, you need to become an effective communicator. As a visitation monitor, you will likely encounter situations in which clients may become agitated or angry. It is important that child visitation monitors are prepared to handle these potentially unsafe situations with the highest level of professionalism. This class will focus on effective ways to de-escalate high conflict situations when dealing with clients. You will learn valuable techniques to help you be able to effectively communicate with children and co-parents.
DATE: Saturday 3/20/21 1-5PM (4hrs.)
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON SUPERVISED VISITATION
As professional monitors, we work closely with families that have current or past history of domestic violence. It is important that we understand the impact that domestic violence has on victims so we can be able to provide a safe visit for those involved. This class is specifically designed to help professional visitation monitors fully understand the nature of domestic violence, patterns of behavior commonly exhibited by perpetrators and how it may impact visitation.
DATE: Tuesday 5/11/21 5-8PM (3hrs.)
These essential classes are specifically designed to help professional child visitation monitors gain valuable knowledge and be able effectively supervise visits in an ever-changing environment. Additionally, these classes are also designed for parents, foster parents and any individual that would like more information in these specified areas. All of these classes are currently being offered live online via Zoom. A certificate of completion will be issued to participants for any of the following classes (except the business class). Pre-registration is required.
Space is limited! Register today.
FOR PROFESSIONAL MONITORS