De-escalation Techniques for Children – Real Tools for Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents, Relative Care Providers, Staff


Scott Hanauer, MA

Scott Hanauer is Clinical Director of Community Youth Services, Olympia.

He has worked with “at risk” children and their families within the residential setting for over 30 years with the Children’s Home Society of Washington, Seattle and now is Director of Community Youth Services in Olympia.

Scott has extensive experience working with children who have “Reactive Attachment Disorder” as part of their diagnosis. Scott also was a Parent Educator for the Bureau of Prisons, providing a non-traditional approach to Parent Education Services within that setting.

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

When: Thursday, March 29, 2012

Where: Christian Life Center

1780 SE Lincoln Room 202

Port Orchard, WA. 98366

Topics included in this 6 hour workshop are:

Part One: Being the Second Family; Part Two: Changing Brain Neurology of

– The Impact of Trauma on the Behavior Children through Effective Parenting;

of the Child & Caregivers – Developing Therapeutic Environments

– Diagnostic Profiles: Reactive Attachment, – Neuro-Imbedding, Mirror Imaging

– Post Traumatic Stress, Depression – Supporting Caregivers…Adoptive, Foster, Kinship

(Anxiety), Conduct Disorder, ODD – Collaborating with Schools.

– Managing Escalated Behavior.

Please note: This training is purchased with funds from the Resource Family Training Institute. Training for Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents, and Kinship Care Providers, Children’s Administration. Anyone working with the foster care population is welcome to attend on a space available basis. There is no charge to participants.

Pre-Registration is required. Please call or e-mail to Linda Falcocchio, Resource Family Training Institute, fali300 or 253-983-6474 or 360-475-3586 or Lynne Welton at 253-983-6435 or

For Special Needs, Please advise 10 days prior to presentation.

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