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Want to Foster or Adopt? Take the First Step with TIPS-MAPP Training – Leavenworth

August 20 - October 22

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 Tuesday, August 20th, 2019. The training is offered by KVC at no cost to participants.The class will be offered at the Leavenworth KVC office at 225 Cherokee St, Leavenworth KS 66048.

The sessions will be as follows:

  • Aug 20 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM            
  • Aug 27 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM            
  • Sept 3 –  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM                        
  • Sept 10 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Sept 17 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Sept 24 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Oct 1 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Oct 8 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Oct 15 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Oct 22 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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 at 785-409-6980 or kiedwards@kvc.org.

Details

Start:
August 20
End:
October 22
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Organizer

Kim Edwards
Phone:
913-444-2195
Email:
kiedwards@kvc.org

Venue

KVC Leavenworth
225 Cherokee Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048 United States
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Phone:
(913) 680-1226