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Become a Foster or Adoptive Parent in Two Weekends – Olathe

October 12, 2019 - October 27, 2019

One of the first and most important steps to becoming a licensed foster or adoptive parent is to complete TIPS-MAPP classes (Trauma Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence – Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting). These classes are designed to prepare you to care for a child who may have experienced trauma and to provide you with many other supportive skills in your journey as a foster or adoptive parent.

The next classes are scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The training is offered by KVC at no cost to participants.The class will be offered at the Church of the Resurrection West, 24000 W. Valley Parkway, Olathe, KS.

The sessions will be as follows:

  • October 12 | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | 30 min lunch break
  • October 13 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | 30 min lunch break
  • October 26 | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | 30 min lunch break
  • October 27 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | 30 min lunch break

These classes are mandatory and must be completed before you may be considered for placement of children through foster care or adoption. Both parents must attend if there are two parents involved. Any person 18 years or older who lives in the home and shares parenting responsibilities must be MAPP trained. It is necessary to attend all sessions in order to complete the course.

If you have questions or wish to enroll, please contact Kim Edwards 913-444-2195 or


October 12, 2019
October 27, 2019
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Kim Edwards


Church of the Resurrection West
24000 W. Valley Parkway
Olathe, KS United States
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