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FAM connects caregivers to expert training and monthly support groups for resource parents and other adults caring for system-involved youth at risk of commercial sexual exploitation.

Caregiver Training

FAM Caregivers attend a 4 day / 16 hour virtual training on best practices to support and parent system-involved youth youth who are at risk or experiencing commercial sexual exploitation (CSE).

Trainings are facilitated by Training Associates and Lived Experience Experts from WestCoast Children's Clinic, who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience working with young people who have experienced CSE.

This training meets the Resource Family Approval (RFA) requirements for 16 training hours.

To join an upcoming training, please complete this form and our team will be in touch with next steps for scheduling.

If you have questions, please contact the FAM Director at info@joinfam.org


Register for an upcoming training:
tinyurl.com/FAMCGTraining

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Risk factors for exploitation
  • Identifying trafficking or grooming
  • The impacts of trauma and abuse
  • Ways to reduce risk and harm
  • Creating safety to heal and thrive

Caregiver Monthly Meet Up

The FAM Caregiver Monthly Meet Up provides a monthly, virtual opportunity for Bay Area caregivers to connect, learn, and build community. This group is intended to support families caring for system-involved youth who are at risk or experiencing commercial sexual exploitation (CSE).  Attendees should complete initial training on this topic before joining.

Meetings are facilitated by a Training Associate and Lived Experience Expert from WestCoast Children’s Clinic who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working with young people who have experienced CSE.

In addition to receiving a $50 incentive for attending each meeting, this group meets the Resource Family Approval (RFA) requirements for ongoing training hours.

To apply to join, please complete this form and our facilitator will be in touch with next steps.

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Learn more and join:
tinyurl.com/FAMmonthly

We are excited to welcome you to the FAM community!