PCAK offers a variety of trainings for professionals, caregivers and advocates. There are many topics from which to choose, or we can tailor a presentation to meet your needs.
Looking for something not covered in the list of topics?
PCAK staff can develop a presentation to address a particular need or subject. If we cannot accommodate your request, we will be glad to assist you in finding another source to meet the need. Feel free to contact us to discuss your training needs and available options.
How much does training cost?
Knowledge and awareness is a prerequisite to preventing child abuse and neglect. Our goal is to provide training and information to as many communities as possible. We rely on your generosity to continue to provide these trainings. Should your agency budget allow you to provide reimbursement for our expenses, we will gladly send an invoice for services.
NEW ONLINE INTERNET SAFETY TRAINING!
Whether you are a professional working to protect children or you are a parent, this training will provide insight into how perpetrators groom children online and what parents and caregivers can do to keep kids safe. Click here to learn more and view the training!
In the midst of COVID-19, PCAK is still offering training opportunities for professionals, caregivers and advocates. Request a virtual training below, or see the following scheduled ZOOM trainings:
From Report to Court: Knowing How to Report and What to Expect During the COVID-19 Pandemic
November 18, 2020 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Presented By: Chelsea Harrod & Sydney Lawson, Social Service Specialist, Child Protection Branch, Department of Community Based Services
Description: In this training you will hear from the experts from the Child Protection Branch on what you need to know to recognize and report child abuse during times of social distancing. Participants will have knowledge and understanding for Kentucky Child Welfare dependency, neglect and abuse reporting requirements. Be able to understand of how to observe concerns and red flags of abuse and neglect through a virtual platform and understand the steps Child Protective Service intervention entails.
CEU’s Provided: Social Work, ECE-Tris, Family Resource Youth Service Center (pending)
Trauma Informed Care
December 3, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Presented By: DomUnique Thomas, Director of Programs and Family Engagement
Description: Traumatic events can have a significant impact on an individuals' health and life, and can lead to a sense of powerlessness, fear, hopelessness, and a constant state of alertness within an individual. Trauma-Informed Care is an approach to engaging people that recognizes the potential presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role that trauma may play in an individual's life. When a human service agency becomes trauma-informed, every part of its organization, management, and service delivery system is assessed and potentially modified to include a basic understanding of how trauma affects the lives of individuals..
CEU’s Provided: Social Work, Family Resource Youth Service Center (approved), and ECE-TRIS (Pending)