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Resource (Foster) Parent Training

Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services offers FREE foster parent training in partnership with Citrus College, Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE).  For more information please call or email the FKCE offce at (626) 857-4028 or email at

 Pride Classes
Class I  (Sessions 1-4) Saturday, April 15th, 2017,  9 am to 2:30 pm
Class II (Sessions 5-8) Saturday, April 29th,  2017,  9 am to 2:30 pm
LOCATION:  754 E. Arrow Highway, Covina, CA  
 All Other Classes, include:
 Schedule of classes/locations of Classes held in conjunction with Citrus College
Kinship Orientation & Traditions Caring for Family and Friend Caregivers
Angry, Hostile and Defensive Teens
Bullying:  Why They Do It 
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Beyond TV and Video Games
Color Our World With Kindness 
What is a Foster Home Complaint? 
Adolescent Girls:  Drama is Part of Their Life
Dealing with Children's Emotions 
Emancipation Skills:  Helping Adolescents Become Independent
Dependency Court
Dealing with the Holiday Blues
Effective Listening and Communication Skills
Family Nights
Families and School Working Cross-Culturally
Life By Design:  Teaching Youth To Set Goals and Priorities
Understanding the Learning Disabled Child
Unique Challenges of Raising Boys in Today's World
Poor Preparation Leads to Poor Performance:  Preparing Your Child For School 
Developmental Success:  Helping Our Kids Reach Their Full Potential
Self-Sabotage and Foster Youth 
Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders 
Foster Children and Sexualized Behavior
Gangs and Family Violence
Popular Media
Child Development:  The Adolescent Years
What is FERPA?  Navigating the School System under FERPA
Do You Know About SARB? Attendance Issues in School
How the Internet Can Affect Foster Families
ADHD/ADD:  Why Can't My Child Pay Attention? 
Internet Safety
Recognizing My Gifts 
Grief and Loss: Multiple Placements and Multiple Losses
Self-Injuriious Behaviors
Helping Children Deal with Stress
Sexually Active Youth
Medication:  Issues and Answers 
Anger Management Part 1 and Part 2
Child Development:  The Middle Years 
Working as a Team
7 Steps of Effective Discipline
Building Positive Relationships with Birth Parents
ASL:  American Sign Language for Special Needs Children
The Impact of Trauma on A Child's Development 
What to Know About the IEP (Individualized Education Plan) for a Foster Youth) 
"It Could Never Happen to My Child!"  Keeping Your Youth Out of the Legal System 
Bullying Behaviors
Playful Parenting
Preparing Youth for College Part 1
Dealing with Cultural and Ethnic Issues of Transracial Children 
Foster Care to Adoption:  Life Long Issues
Feeling Torn:  Separation and Loss
Moral Development and Responsible Acts
Depression and Suicide
School Readiness 
Parenting Siblings
Surviving the Holidays 
Working with Sexual Identity Issues
Adolescence! The Prerequisite to Adulthood
Eating Disorders
Working with Attachment Disorders
Understanding Bi-Polar Disorder
Locations include
Baldwin Park Family Service Center
14305 Morgan Street, Baldwin Park, CA  91706 
Covina - Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services
754 East Arrow Highway, Suite F, Covina, CA 91723 
Covina - Adoption Guidance Support Services
969 S. Village Court Oaks Dr., Suite 203, Covina, CA 91722 
Covina - WIC Office
1012 N. Citrus Ave., Covina, CA 91722
Glendora - Citrus College
1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA 91741
Glendora - Department of Children & Family Services
725 S. Grand Ave. (Room #1361), Glendora, CA 91740
Irwindale - Eggleston Family Services
13001 Ramona Avenue (Suite E), Irwindale, CA 91706
La Verne - David & Margaret Home
1350 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750 

To determine exact locations and dates, or to register for any of these Free classes you can call the FKCE office at (626) 857-4028 or email at