A new Trauma-Competent Caregiving training (TCC) delivered for foster parents in Brașov and Sibiu

In order to increase the quality of foster care services, Tzuby’s Kids Association, in partnership with the Romania Without Orphans Alliance (ARFO), organized, between September 29 and October 13, 2020, a new training in Trauma-Competent Caregiving (TCC) . The course is organized in 9 training modules and has accumulated 20 hours of training. The modules were organized as follows:

  • Module 1 Trauma and its impact on a child’s life. Introduction to the essential skills of the person competent in caring for children who have suffered trauma and the definition of the types of trauma.
  • Module 2 Understanding trauma and its impact on age development. Details on the impact of trauma on the child’s development.
  • Module 3 The course of the person competent in the care of children who have suffered trauma. A presentation of the six characteristics of the person competent in the care of children who have suffered trauma.
  • Modules 4 – 9 Essential skills:
    • Maximum increase in the child’s sensory safety.
    • How we help the child alleviate overwhelming emotions and develop relationships
    • How we help the child to change his difficult behaviors and develop relationships
    • Strengthening older relationships and promoting new, beneficial relationships
    • How we help the child to accept with dignity his life story
    • How to take care of ourselves while taking care of children

The group of students consisted of 20 foster parents from Brașov and Sibiu.

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