Upcoming Trainings

Psychological Disorders: Diagnoses and Treatment

Description: This training will outline the common diagnoses (ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ASD, DMDD, etc.) in youths including symptoms, criteria to diagnose, co-occurring diagnoses, and treatment and strategies to help diagnosed children. The trainer will briefly discuss medications that are usually prescribed for the disorders.


September 2nd at 6:00pm

October 7th at 6:00pm

November 4th at 6:00pm



Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's)

Description: This training will review what ACE’s are and how they came to be, how ACE’s and trauma affect health including short-term and long-term effects, and how to counteract and build resiliency. The trainer will also provide many resources for the purpose of building resiliency and for trauma-informed care. This training will be two parts, and a longer discussion on resiliency will take place in its own training. 


September 9th at 6:00pm

October 14th at 6:00pm

November 11th at 6:00pm

December 2nd at 6:00pm



Resiliency After Trauma

Description: As this training will be a sequel to the ACE’s training, the trainer will briefly review trauma and ACE’s. The training will define what resiliency is, what impacts resiliency, and how it is built. The trainer will outline various strategies for promoting resiliency in children and working with children exposed to violence and provide many resources for building resiliency and for trauma-informed care. 


September 16th at 6:00pm

October 15th at 6:00pm

November 12th at 6:00pm

December 3rd at 6:00pm



Child Development

Description: This training will outline the typical stages of development. This includes the different types of development, milestones, and different theories of development such as Erickson and Piaget. The trainer will discuss how trauma affects a child’s development as well as outline how the development will impact parenting strategies. 


September 23rd at 6:00pm

October 21st at 6:00pm

November 18th at 6:00pm



Cultural Competency

Description: Explore different cultures and how they vary from each other, including specific traits for the cultures as well as the six dimensions of culture. This training should enhance our understanding of culture and how to work with youth and families from different cultures, as the children’s cultures are a significant part of their identify and history. 


November 5th at 6:00pm

December 9th at 6:00pm



Taking Care of Yourself: Compassion Fatigue

Description: In this training, compassion fatigue will be described, and the common symptoms will be identified for personal use. Multiple resources for self-care will be provided for attendees to use individually after self-reflection. 


October 8th at 6:00pm

November 19th at 6:00pm

December 16th at 6:00pm




Description: This training will cover the broad span of the culture and cycle of poverty, including the types of poverty, the characteristics and hidden rules of poverty, and the effect that poverty has on children. The barriers to moving out of poverty will also be discussed and what is needed to help break through these barriers. 


October 28th at 6:00pm

December 10th at 6:00pm



Suicide Prevention

Description:  This training will briefly discuss depression and self-harming, but the focus will be on suicidal ideation and the proactive/preventative steps to take for a youth with a history of the behavior, particularly creating a safety plan and working with the treatment team, as well as Apex’s policies when a youth discloses that they are feeling suicidal. 


November 5th at 6:00pm

December 17th at 6:00pm



*Due to Covid-19 restrictions all trainings will be web-based. 

To register for trainings or additional information please contact Jessica at 308-850-3471 or email jessica@apexfamily.org. 

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Phone: (402) 571-5400

Fax: (402) 571-5412

Email: info@apexfostercare.com


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Apex Emergency Phone:

(402) 880-6737


CPS Hotline:

(800) 652-1999


National Suicide Hotline 

(800) 273-8255


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