Bloom University

SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR BLOOM FOSTER FAMILIES

In order to prepare and educate Bloom’s foster parents, “Bloom University” provides monthly classes to equip them with the knowledge, training, and skills needed to address common issues that foster children face. For example, many foster children were neglected, abused, or even traumatized. Bloom provides foster parents with evidence-based, trauma-informed training in order to help them succeed in re-shaping the youth’s lives. Also, because Bloom is licensed for medically fragile and therapeutic youth, many of our foster children need extra support. Bloom University is a valuable resource for foster parents to gain knowledge in managing a range of issues including caring for medically fragile children, ADHD, aggressive behaviors, anxiety, and depression.

 

Additional training topics include:

  • Quarterly Impact Classes
  • CPR/First Aid
  • CPI (Non Violent Crisis Intervention)
  • Reasonable and Prudent Parenting
  • Safe Infant Sleep
  • Medication Management/Administration
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Foster Parent Grief and Loss
  • Behavioral Management
  • Bullying Prevention
  • And more…

For more information about Bloom University, please contact Hannah Bruce, Recruitment and Retention Specialist, at 770-460-6652 ext. 314.