FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ETTIE LEE'S DEDICTION TO PROTECTING CHILDREN
FREE PARENT TRAINING COURSES
March 1, 2012, Baldwin Park, CA - Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services, a Los Angeles County based non-profit agency, is committed to the well being of children and families. For the past 61 years, they have helped thousands of youngsters rebuild their lives, and heal the pain of abuse, abandonment and neglect.
"Our overriding goal is to protect the children in our care," stated Clayton L. Downey, President and CEO. "The social workers in our foster family agency are dedicated to helping children and families."
The upcoming FREE trainings, open to the public, to be held at 754 E. Arrow Highway in Covina, CA, are provided in both English and Spanish. A list of upcoming spring 2012 trainings include:
March 6 - Cultural Diversity - 6PM-9PM
Marzo 6 - Diversidad Cultural - 6PM-9PM
April 3 - Development Needs and "Loss" - 6PM-9PM
Abril 3 - Satisfaciendo Necesidades de Desarrollo: Perdidas - 6PM-9PM
May 1 - Different Types of Discipline - 6PM-9PM
Mayo 1 - Disciplina Efectiva - 6PM-9PM
Ettie Lee works with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services to find the best home for every child. Trainings are help in partnership with Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) and PS-MAPP and Youth Empowerment Strategies for Success (YESS-LA).
Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services was founded in 1950 by Miss Ettie Lee, a Los Angeles high school teacher who opened the first group home in America. A pioneer in the filed of child welfare, we have helped over 1,200 young people and their families each year.
Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services is a nonprofit child welfare agency serving the complex needs of at-risk youth who have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Its mission is to assist troubled youth who are in need of guidance and support to develop values and skills that will facilitate their success in life. Ettie Leecomplies with the highest standards of Community Care Licensing, Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, and Los Angeles County Department of Probation. Ettie Leeis accredited by theCaliforniaAlliancefor Children & Families and the Council on Accreditation.