PRIDE Core: Module 1: The Foundation for Meeting the Developmental Needs of Children at Risk

Module One consists of four sessions that focuses on developing the knowledge and skills that are critical to successfully fulfilling the foster parent role.The foundation competencies addressed pertain to assessing and building children's self-esteem, understanding behavior, and developing effective interpersonal skills. These sessions are designed to illustrate how to connect one's understanding of self-esteem and the meaning of behavior to the use of effective communication skills and the disciplinary process.

Session One: Understanding and Assessing Self-Esteem
Session Two: Building Self-Esteem and Understanding Behavior
Session Three: Communicating with Children and Youth (Part I)
Session Four: Communicating with Children and Youth (Part II)