2020 Kids Cup Golf Classic Registration

Monday, May 18, 2020 at Richter Park in Danbury, CT
Registration includes 18 holes of golf, cart fee, lunch, reception dinner, beverages and snacks as well as opportunity to meet our special guest(s) and have photo taken.

Volunteer Profile

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Family & Children's Aid. Please complete this profile so we can get to know what you'd like to do and when you are available.

Project Joy Training

DCF/EDT Project Joy Two Day Training

Extended Day Program's Project Joy Training

May 28, 29 9-3 (postponed)
August 14 9-12:30
Oct 8 and 9 9-3
November 13 9-12:30 (Hartford)

2020 Free MLB Baseball Clinic Series

Family & Children's Aid has partnered with the Major League Baseball Alumni Association to offer a series of free baseball clinics to children ages 6 to 16.

ONLINE: Bridging the Gap: Providing Inclusive & Affirming Care for the LGBTQ+ Community

A dynamic and diverse panel of LGBTQ+ allies, practitioners, and members of the community will untangle and explore the complexities of accessing and providing LGBTQ+ affirming care in a lively and exploratory moderated discussion. With the overarching goal of improving attendees’ awareness of the unique experiences the LGBTQ+ community encounters when seeking out medical or behavioral health care, this panel discussion will incorporate panel members’ firsthand experiences as patients, providers, and activists. While sharply focusing on delivery of LGBTQ+ affirmative care, the panel will address how to effectively build trust and safety with LGBTQ+ clients, improve continued client engagement in treatment, and practically apply knowledge of risk factors and health disparities that LGBTQ+ individuals face. Attendees will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the importance of LGBTQ+ affirmative care, and how to lead with inclusivity.

PeaceLove Studios Virtual Workshops Webinar: Creating Peace of Mind for your Community

Project Joy Virtual Training

Participants will engage in a virtual experiential workshop that includes a research-based explanation of the neurobiological implications of using expressive therapies. Through hands-on demonstrations of play activities using video and live activities, participants will immediately be able to incorporate these methods into their practice. Presenters will provide information about the neuroscience behind how play and movement can help heal children 'from the bottom up' in regards to brain development.

Pharmacological Treatment of ADHD, an overview

This workshop focuses on identifying the diagnostic criteria for ADHD, symptomotology and pharmacological agents used to treat ADHD. The goal of the workshop is to help the attendee become familiar with the different types of medication families that treat ADHD and their basic mechanism of action. Side effects and medication management strategies are covered to give the attendee insight into the strengths and shortcomings of pharmacological treatment for ADHD.

Advanced Trauma Training with Janet Murphy

Introduction to Clinical Practice with Dana Hillman-Sabato, LPC, RPT-S

Bridging the Gap: Providing Inclusive & Affirming Care for the LGBTQ+ Community- LIVE Part 2