ALDEA Children & FAmily Services

Aldea Training Institute

Aldea Training Institute provides the community with education opportunities in Napa and Solano Counties. Topics ranging from child welfare, foster care, adoption and mental health services will be offered through out the year.

Supporting Family Engagement through the 3-5-7 Model

Title IV-E Trainings provided in partnership with Chabot-Los Positas Community College District

The 3-5-7 Model ™ is a core child welfare practice which provides a guided approach to permanency. It incorporates theoretical underpinnings from grief work, child development, attachment, separation and loss, trauma, family systems and relationship development. This training will overview specific case vignettes where in which the CANS
(Child and Adolescent Needs & Service) tool and 357 Grief & Loss Model has been used in conjunction with another to discuss effective treatment of care.

RSVP REQUIRED BY:  Wednesday before training

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Adriana Villanueva :
avillanueva@aldeainc.org
707-557-4560 ext. 100

The Importance of Self Care for Resource Parents

Title IV-E Trainings provided in partnership with Chabot-Los Positas Community College District

This training will be an open discussion for an understanding of what is self care as it pertains to caregivers of foster children/youth. Participants will be asked to share personal examples of how they utilize self care in their own life and any known barriers that causes them not to practice self care. In this training, a definition of self care will be provided, an open discussion about the importance of self care will be shared, as well as examples illustrating what self care looks like. A discussion will also be had about the negative ramifications associated with a lack of self care and the ways in which self care can effect Resource Parents and foster care children/the overall family life. 

RSVP REQUIRED BY:  Wednesday before training

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Adriana Villanueva :
avillanueva@aldeainc.org
707-557-4560 ext. 100

Overview of Working with Youth in Foster Care in a Resource Family Home

Title IV-E Trainings provided in partnership with Chabot-Los Positas Community College District

This training is an overview of working with foster youth. The focus of the training is on what a treatment foster care agency and home consist of. This includes discussion around appropriate accreditations, foster parent responsibilities, agency support, foster care structure and needs of youth entering the foster care.

RSVP REQUIRED BY:  Wednesday before training

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Adriana Villanueva :
avillanueva@aldeainc.org
707-557-4560 ext. 100