Tacoma – Helping Parent Volunteer Training

When:
June 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
2018-06-16T09:30:00-07:00
2018-06-16T16:30:00-07:00
Where:
PAVE Headquarters
6316 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98465
USA
Contact:
Doreen VanderVort
253-439-8001
Tacoma - Helping Parent Volunteer Training @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Pierce County Parent to Parent partners with ARC of WA and Pierce county human services to provide support, information, and education for parents of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs. This is the required 6-hour training to become a 1:1 helping parent volunteer and support other parents who have just learned their child has a condition or need support for any reason. Helping Parent Volunteers and staff assist families in coping with many challenging experiences and feelings.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

* Communication & Active listening

* Emotional support strategies

* Emotional Responses

* Impact of Stress on families

* Trauma informed care

* Self-Care Strategies

* The Match process

* Empowerment

* PAVE Volunteer expectations

* PAVE Programs

* Local Resources