Is CORE: Teen a curriculum that you might use to help prepare families to care for older youth with moderate to severe emotional and behavioral needs? Are you looking for help implementing  an effective parent/professional co-trainer model? Or are you a potential parent trainer?

Then we have the answers you need!

Join our series of upcoming free webinars live or by recording. The first will share information about the benefits of including parents in your training team.  The other two provide parent trainers with some professional development about being the most effective partner in training. Presented by two experienced trainers who are also foster/adoptive parents, this series is offered as learning opportunity for your team.

How and Why to Engage Parent Trainers — Thursday, March 5, 2:30-4:00 eastern

Balancing Your Role as Parent and Trainer — Thursday, March 19, 2:30-4:00 eastern

Being an Effective Parent Trainer — Thursday, March 26, 2:30-4:00 eastern

Created by Spaulding for Children—in partnership with the ChildTrauma Academy, the Center for Adoption Support and Education, NACAC, and the University of Washington—CORE: Teen is a state-of-the-art training program for current and prospective foster parents, guardians, adoptive families (private domestic, intercounty, and foster care), and relative caregivers raising older youth with moderate to serious behavioral health challenges. 

To learn about the CORE: Teen curriculum, visit



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