PRESENTATIONS

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Family Engagement at Safe and Supportive Schools Conference

Slides used at the March 19, 2019 VDOE  Safe and Supportive Schools Conference in Williamsburg.

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Just So You Know… Strategies for Nontraditional Families to Share Their Information with Schools “All About Me” template

Just So You Know… Strategies for Nontraditional Families to Share Their Information with Schools “All About Me” template.

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Reducing Anxiety in the Classroom
February 05, 2018

Reducing Anxiety in the Classroom by Happy Minds Counseling and Consulting.

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    The Happy Minds Counseling and Consulting mailing list


Conquering the Back to School Shift Lunch and Learn

Broadcast live on February 23, 2021, FFF’s Kelly Henderson presented a Lunch and Learn for Virginia Family Network, NAMI of Virginia.

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    Presentation slides

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    Va Family Network Broadcast Recording

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    Resource links handout


Half-way Hacks: Tools for Virtual Learning webinar

Shared live on February 11, 2021, this FFF webinar offers strategies and resources for refreshing your virtual learning game! A resource sheet links to materials, videos and other supports in the areas of time management, materials management, social emotional and behavior supports for younger and for older children, academic progress monitoring and accessibility.

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    Halfway Hacks resource list


Fostering Your Family’s Resilience during COVID, Parent/Caregiver Session at Falling Into Place family event

This session was presented by Kim Francis, LPC, as part of our virtual Falling Into Place: Celebrating Family Resilience family fun event on October 17, 2020.

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Formula for Success: Self Management and Self Care, Parent/Caregiver Session at Falling Into Place family event

Recorded as part of our Falling Into Place: Celebrating Family Resilience virtual family event on October 17, this session was presented by Karen Berlin of the GMU Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC).

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Special Education during a very Special Fall: What Families Should Know about IDEA during the COVID Pandemic

This webinar with Maria Blaeuer, Esq. of Advocates for Justice in Education, Inc. in Washington, DC was broadcast live on October 21, 2020. This webinar is part of our Facing Fall: FFF Answers Your Questions webinar series.

 

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    Handout, Virginia guidance with highlights


Onward: The Formed Families Forward podcast, Epi. 1 Positive Behavior

This episode addresses positive behavioral supports at home, and how they can be used during virtual learning.

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Onward: The Formed Families Forward podcast, Epi. 2 FASD

The 2nd episode of Onward: The FFF Podcast is focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, featuring father Joe Daum and FFF director Kelly Henderson.

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It’s Just Not Fair: Supporting Siblings with Special Needs

Slides from a presentation by therapist Melanie Kantor, hosted by Formed Families Forward October 3, 2019.

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Formed Families Forward Podcast on Special Parents Confidential

A podcast featuring Formed Families Forward, recorded in July 2020, with Special Parents Confidential.

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    Special Parents Confidential


Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

This webinar from Formed Families Forward was broadcast live on May 18, 2020. Find the full recording, and 5 accompanying handouts here.

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    NCTSN Fact sheet: Supporting Children during COVID

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    Self Care Assessment

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    FFF Trauma Videos flyer

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    FFF Trauma Videos fact sheets


Special Education Hacks that Help Students with Mental Health Conditions

A presentation by FFF Director Kelly Henderson for the NAMI of Virginia Family and Youth Virtual Summit on May 16, 2020. Includes some COVID-related specifics at conclusion of the session.

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Integrating and Installing Trauma Informed Approach within PBIS Framework

Trauma training modules from MidWest PBIS Network.

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Learn more about FFF- 2019 ‘Your Need to Know’ TV program

Formed Families Forward was pleased to be featured on the Fairfax Public Access television show “Your Need to Know”. Learn more about how FFF started and the wealth of services and programs we offer to foster, adoptive and kinship families!

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Slides from Take Action: Strategies for Supporting & Advocating for our Daughters w ADHD
November 08, 2018

Slides from 11/8/18 presentation by Catherine Adams of the ADHD Resource Group of No Va and Kelly Henderson of FFF. Girls with ADHD-Parenting for 11 8 18

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Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities webinar
March 15, 2017

This webinar offers timely information about the federal WIOA (Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act) provisions that apply to to school-age students with disabilities.

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    WIOA for students with disabilities webinar


Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar
September 16, 2018

A Formed Families Forward webinar that covers some 504 and IDEA basics, as well as some strategies for communicating with school staff and kicking off the new school year well!

Note- Recording includes some dead space at beginning; content starts at 15 minutes in.

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Spring Forward breakout “Stepping it Up: Making the Most of Special Education”

Spring Forward breakout “Stepping it Up: Making the Most of Special Education” by Kelly Henderson.

Understanding the mountain:

  • Basics of early intervention (birth -age 3)
  • Basics of disability access
  • Basics of special education (age 3 –21)

Living with the mountain: IDEA cycle

Alternative routes to scale the mountain: Special Issues for formed families

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Spring Forward 2015 Pulling It All Together panel presentation
April 11, 2015

Participants will…

  • gain strategies for improving organization of students’ time and materials.
  • learn positive approaches for communicating with school personnel generally and in IEP meetings specifically.
  • identify options for addressing troubling behaviors at school and at home
  • learn from and with other parents/caregivers and gather resources to use in supporting the children and youth in
    their care
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Effects of Attachment and Sensory Integration
January 14, 2013

Effects of Attachment and Sensory Integration by Owen, Kennedy & Peterson.

 

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Spring Forward Family Fun Day Keynote “April Showers Bring… More Conflict”
April 05, 2014

Spring Forward Family Fun Day Keynote “April Showers Bring… More Conflict” by Leila Peterson.

“How we view conflict will largely determine our attitude and approach to dealing with it.”

Bernard Mayer, Dynamics of Conflict

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