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Campus Map
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Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

Community Resources

We will include additional resources as we become aware of them.

 

General Information for Resource Families

San Mateo County Human Services Foster Care & Adoption Unit
http://hsa.smcgov.org/foster-care-program

Court Appointed Special Advocates - CASA of San Mateo
http://www.casaofsanmateo.org/

San Mateo County Foster/Adoption/Kinship Care Support Groups

          Teen Support Group meets at 6:30 on the second Monday of each month, dinner included, no childcare. RSVP to 650-341-8520 or Geminidvc@aol.com

          Support Group for New RFA Families or those waiting for placements meets at 6:30 on the second Wednesday of the month; dinner and childcare are provided. RSVP to 650-341-8520 or Geminidvc@aol.com

National Foster Parent Association
http://www.nfpainc.org

California State Foster Parent Association
http://www.csfpaonline.org

Casey National Center for Resource Family
www.casey.org

AARP Grandparent Information Center
www.grandfactsheets.org

Generations United - National Center on Grandparents & Other Relatives Raising Children
http://www.gu.org

California Kinship Navigator Program
http://www.cakinship.org

 

Issues of Attachment, Trauma, Neglect, Behavior

Child Trauma Academy & Bruce Perry – articles and trainings on attachment & trauma

http://www.childtrauma.org

http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
http://www.nctsn.org

Beyond Consequences Institute
http://www.beyondconsequences.com

Positive Discipline Association
http://www.positivediscipline.com

 

Caregivers & the Courts

AdvoKids – a legal resource for California foster children and their advocates. AdvoKids provides direct legal assistance, support and education to foster children and their advocates, including lawyers, CASA volunteers, FFAs, social workers, mental health providers, and foster and adoptive parents.
http://www.advokids.org

The Alliance for Children's Rights - free legal services and advocacy for children and youth and their caregivers.  Excellent information about benefits and options for caregivers on the website and by phone.
www.kids-alliance.org
213-368-6010

 

All the resources here are brought to you by Cañada College www.canadacollege.edu

In collaboration with the CA Community College State Chancellor's Office http://extranet.cccco.edu/Divisions/StudentServices/FosterandKinshipCareEducation.aspx