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

August 7 - October 9

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 Wednesday, August 7th 2019. The training is offered by KVC at no cost to participants.The class will be offered at the Olathe KVC office, 21350 W. 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061.

The sessions will be as follows:

  • August 7 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • August 14 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • August 21 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • August 28 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • September 4 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • September 11 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • September 18 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • September 25 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • October 2 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • October 9 – 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 7
End:
October 9
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Organizer

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

Venue

KVC Olathe
21344 West 153rd Street
Olathe, KS 66061 United States
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