WEBINARS

Recordings of webinar presentations and accompanying materials.

A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

Recorded 6 17 20, featuring Jennifer West and FFF’s Kelly Henderson. Handouts include slides, a list of social emotional learning strategies, lists of virtual support groups and summer camps/programs, and a handout from the Attachment and Trauma Network.

  • Website, A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

    Recording of Conversation webinar

  • PDF, A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

    Social Emotional Learning strategies from Jennifer West

  • Document, A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

    Summer 2020 Virtual Peer Support Groups list from FFF

  • Document, A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

    Summer 2020 Camps and Programs- virtual and in person

  • Document, A Conversation between Families & Educators: Strengthening Strategies for a Socially Distant Summer! webinar

    Attachment and Trauma Network Social Distancing Infographic


Planning the High School Transition to Post-Secondary Education webinar recording

A 35 minute discussion about transitioning from high school to college and post-high school settings, with expert guest Annie Tulkin and hosted by FFF.

  • Webinar, Planning the High School Transition to Post-Secondary Education webinar recording


Getting Ready to Help Your Child Learn at Home video (Less Than 5)

This Less Than 5 Minute (or at least close to 5 minutes!) lesson features some suggestions for parents and caregivers taking on teaching tasks at home during the COVID crisis.

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    Video Less Than 5 lesson on Getting Ready to Help Your Child Learn at Home


Hints for Helping Your Child Learn at Home (Less than 5 lesson)

This FFF Less Than 5 (or close to it!) Minute lesson is for parents and caregivers helping their children learn at home during the COVID-19 crisis.

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    Video Less Than 5 lesson on Hints for Helping Your Child Learn at Home


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.

  • Webinar, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    Recording of Pandemic Parenting webinar

  • Document, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    Pandemic Parenting webinar slides

  • Document, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    NCTSN Fact sheet: Supporting Children during COVID

  • Document, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    Self Care Assessment

  • Document, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    FFF Trauma Videos flyer

  • Document, Pandemic Parenting: Brain Science, Help and Hope

    FFF Trauma Videos fact sheets


Educators and Families Partner: Setting the Stage for Learning at Home webinar

Originally broadcast on April 13, 2020. FFF staff talk with professional public school educator Jennifer West about how to support children and youth in learning at home. Tune into this 20 minute session to hear some practical tips from both family and educator perspectives.

  • Webinar, Educators and Families Partner: Setting the Stage for Learning at Home webinar


Discovering Financial Resources to Support Children and Youth with Special Needs in Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families

This FFF webinar, recorded in winter and spring 2020 features four segments covering different options and programs that offer financial supports to some foster, adoptive and kinship families raising children and youth with disabilities. Watch all or forward through to the sections that cover topics of most relevance for your family. THANK YOU to Julie Bowman of Fairfax Co DFS, Sarah Pennington, of ABLEnow, and Sheri Abrams, Attorney at Law, for sharing their expertise.

Segment 1- Adoption Subsidy Agreements

Segment 2- ABLEnow special needs savings accounts

Segment 3- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Segment 4- Special Needs Trusts

  • Webinar, Discovering Financial Resources to Support Children and Youth with Special Needs in Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families

    Discovering Financial Resources webinar


FASD from a Trauma Lens webinar

Broadcast on February 11, 2020, this webinar features Barb Clark from NACAC.

  • Webinar, FASD from a Trauma Lens webinar

    Webinar recording

  • PPT, FASD from a Trauma Lens webinar

    Slides from 2 11 20 webinar


Evidence-based Interventions for Children with FASD webinar

Originally recorded January 16, 2020, presented by Dr. Molly Millians of Emory University.

  • Webinar, Evidence-based Interventions for Children with FASD webinar

    Webinar recording

  • PPT, Evidence-based Interventions for Children with FASD webinar

    Slides for 1 16 20 webinar


WEBINAR – FASD in Schools

This webinar on February 7, 2019 by FFF Director Kelly Henderson focused on avenues for securing education supports for children and youth with FASD and strategies and resources for families to share with school staff.

  • Webinar, WEBINAR – FASD in Schools

    Recording of Webinar

  • Document, WEBINAR – FASD in Schools

    Slides from webinar


WEBINAR- Improved Outcomes through Screening and Diagnosis of ND-PAE in Patients with FASD

Dr. Susan Rich presented a webinar as part of our FASD series. Find her slides and additional handouts here, as well as a recording of the  webinar. Please note that video images start about 6 minutes into the recording and due to errors in the file, the audio of Dr. Rich discontinues @ minute 30. We have worked with GoToWebinar extensively to repair the audio file and unfortunately there was a permanent loss of audio. We are assured this issue will not reoccur in future webinars. Our apologies.

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    Slides from Dr. Rich's webinar

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    ND PAE Diagnostic Tool from Dr. Rich Jan 2019 webinar

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    ND PAE diagnostic tool Explanation Dr. Rich Jan 2019 webinar

  • Webinar, WEBINAR- Improved Outcomes through Screening and Diagnosis of ND-PAE in Patients with FASD

    Recording of Dr. Rich's 1/28/19 webinar (video begins @ minute 6)


WEBINAR- Practical Strategies for Supporting A Loved One with FASD

A recording of a January 16, 2019 FFF webinar by Barbara Clark of the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).

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    Practical Strategies for Supporting A Loved One with FASD

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    Practical Strategies for Supporting a Loved One with FASD Slides


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.

  • Webinar, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities webinar

    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.

  • Webinar, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar

  • PDF, Back to School: Surviving Reentry 2018 webinar


Understanding Trauma in Children and Youth video

From the Fairfax Trauma-Informed Care Network

This session gives a primer on the lasting effects of trauma, and provides practical strategies for developing positive coping skills in children and youth with a history of trauma. Participants will enhance their ability to understand and handle challenging behavior in young people and learn how to develop a trauma-informed environment, focusing on strategies that minimize triggers and emphasize effective, asset-focused behavior management.

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  • Webinar, Understanding Trauma in Children and Youth video


Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed

Recording of the webinar on “Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed” with FFF Director Kelly Henderson, hosted by New Found Families of Virginia, presented on February 28, 2018.

 

  • Webinar, Halfway There! Strategies for Helping Students with Special Needs Succeed


Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors
March 05, 2018

To view the recording of the webinar on “Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors” with Dan Dinsmore and Larisa deGraffenreid.

  • Webinar, Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors

  • PPT, Neurofeedback: How Strengthening Brains can Conquer Challenging Thoughts and Behaviors


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

To view the recording of the webinar on “Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities” with Jean Steveson.

  • Webinar, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities

  • PPT, Getting to Work: The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and Students with Disabilities


Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE
March 06, 2017

To view the recording of the webinar on “Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE” with Marianne Moore.

  • Webinar, Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE

  • PPT, Plotting the Path: A Graduation Requirements Update from VDOE with Marianne Moore, VDOE


Securing A Future for Formed Families
March 02, 2017

To view the recording of the webinar on “Securing A Future for Formed Families” by Tia Marsili.

  • Webinar, Securing A Future for Formed Families

  • PPT, Securing A Future for Formed Families