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

September 7, 2019 - September 22, 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, September 7, 2019. The training is offered by KVC at no cost to participants.The class will be offered at the The class will be offered at the 416 S. Main St. Suite 2 & 3, Ottawa, KS 66067.

The sessions will be as follows:

  • September 7th                   9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • September 8th                   1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • September 21nd               9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • September 22nd               1:00 PM – 7:00 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 me at 913-444-2195 or Hope to see you there!


September 7, 2019
September 22, 2019
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KVC Ottawa
416 South Main Street
Ottawa, KS 66067 United States
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