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In-Service Training

In-service trainings are every fourth Tuesday of each month, except December. Meetings are from 10 AM to 2 PM at Pepperdine University's West Los Angeles Campus, located at 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Date Topic Facilitator
January 23, 2018 Leaving a Legacy Dr. Kerri Heath and Mr. Curt Portzel
February 27, 2018 Program Updates & Training: Service Plans, Time Sheets, & New Policies FGP Staff
March 27, 2018 The Benefits of Movement: Zumba Ms. Marcia Wilson
April 24, 2018 Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Ms. Erika Tucker
May 22, 2018 Healing Through Movement and Music When 1000 Grandmothers Pray, "MORI"Ography, and Big Brazos World Village
June 26, 2018 Living Better with Arthritis Jenny Alcala-Alonzo, Health Promotion Representative, Independent Community Service
July 24, 2018 Mandated Reporting Training Dr. Shanetta Milton, Director
August 28, 2018 No Meeting; FGP Day Trip FGP Staff and Volunteers
September 25, 2018 Food for Thought Jenny Alcala-Alonzo, Health Promotion Representative, Independent Community Service
October 23, 2018 Art Therapy and Methods of Communication Paula Song, Art Therapist and Counselor (Masters in Christian Counseling), and Mindy Song, Translator
November 27, 2018 Volunteer Recognition FGP Staff
December 2018 No Meeting; Happy Holidays! No Meeting

Feel free to contact our office with any questions at (310) 568-5596.

Foster Grandparent Testimonials

"Each day of volunteering goes by quickly and I keep coming back!" – Juanita Wilson

"My most recent experience has been at DeMille School where the students are teens and are classified as slow learners. In three years at this school I have had many rewarding experiences, helping them in their reading, writing and arithmetic"Edna Puckett

"Both my husband and I were Foster Grandparents and it was a wonderful experience. The team at Pepperdine became my family."Barbara McDonald