12/17/18 – Conversations with Teens

Engaging in the simplest of conversations with teens can be challenging, therefore when it comes to talking about sensitive topics, such as dating, the challenges seem overwhelming. On October 30th, FaCT sponsored a training on how to engage with teens…

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10/10/17 – Middle Eastern and Arab American Families

According to the 2017 Orange County Community Indicators Report "Orange County is becoming increasingly diverse, with no one race or ethnicity comprising a majority. A prosperous Orange County is one in which all residents have the best possible opportunities for…

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6/19/17 – Trauma-Informed Care

The last training for the 2016-2017 fiscal year was a two part series on trauma informed care for all of our Family Support Specialists (FSS) including Differential Response and Family Stabilization FSS staff. A large portion of the clients that…

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2/21/17 – Tenant Education: Supporting Stable Housing

WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines “affordable” as housing that costs no more than 30 percent of a household’s gross monthly income. At January’s FaCT Training we were fortunate to have Families…

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3/20/17 – Teen Dating Violence

1.5 Million High School Students are Physically Abused by a Dating Partner in the U.S. Every Year The March FaCT Training featured a presentation from Human Options on Teen Dating Violence. As you may know, family violence can have a…

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10/24/16 – Homelessness in Orange County

The issue of homelessness is on the front burner in Orange County. The 2015 annual estimate for the non-duplicated number of homeless people in Orange County was 15,291 persons. (2015 Orange County PIT). Family homelessness is the fastest growing segment…

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