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August 2021

Basic First Aid

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Date: 8/23/21 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Location: Online This training will provide basic first aid skills for foster parents, and will meet the 3 hour face-to-face criteria for licensing. Click the following link to sign up for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/7EUkA3pmvt, or contact Jamie Kelsey - jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071. A Webex link will be sent to you on or before the day of the training.

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Internet Safety

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Date: 8/26/21 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Online We all want to protect our kids from accessing "naughty" content online, but so much of our kids' cyber activity can have far-reaching consequences that follow them into adulthood. We will not only talk about what apps & sites to look out for, but how to spot & address when your child is engaging in risky behaviors online. Click the link to register: https://forms.office.com/r/xAT5bLnazj or contact Jamie Kelsey - jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071. A Webex link…

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September 2021

Planning For Successful Respite (Training & Respite Networking Event)

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TBD

Date: 9/2/21 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: In-person (location TBD) This class is for foster parents interested in using, or providing respite, & those interested in providing respite to children in the community who are on the SED waiver. This will be a fun & interactive class where you can get to know other foster parents in the metro and surrounding areas. Click the link to register for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/aJ59eXa7iY or contact Jamie Kelsey, jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071

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Teen Connect for Foster Parents

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ball Conference Center, 21350 W. 153rd Street
Olathe, KS 66061 United States
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Date: Tuesdays, 9/7-11/2/21 Time: 6pm-7:30 Location: Ball Conference Center, 21350 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061 This training is a 9-week attachment-based group for foster parents of preteens and teens. Teen Connect is an evidence-based group program for birth parents, caregivers and foster parents who would like to find ways to improve their relationships with their preteens and teens. Adolescence can be a stressful time, as youth strive for greater independence, and yet still need the support and guidance of…

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Basic First Aid

September 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Date: 9/9/21 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Location: Online This training will provide basic first aid skills for foster parents, and will meet the 3 hour face-to-face criteria for licensing. Click the following link to sign up for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/PiqZqUQmSv or contact Jamie Kelsey - jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071. A Webex link will be sent to you on or before the day of the training.

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The ABC’s of Safe Sleep (Infant)

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ball Conference Center, 21350 W. 153rd Street
Olathe, KS 66061 United States
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Date: 9/13/21 Time: 6pm-7pm Location: Ball Conference Center, 21350 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061 This training will prepare caregivers & child care providers to reduce the risk of SIDS in family home, group home, and child care center settings by using safe sleep practices recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This training meets the rule requiring all caregivers of infants in licensed child care settings to complete safe sleep training. Click the link to register for this training:…

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How To Advocate in Foster Care

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Date: 9/16/21 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Online The child welfare system can be confusing & difficult to navigate, causing those involved to feel frustrated or disempowered. In this class we will attempt to de-mystify aspects of the system like court, case plan meetings, & permanency goals & show foster parents how to advocate for the children in their care, and themselves. Click the link to register for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/DRzLVwir6h or contact Jamie Kelsey, jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071. A Webex link will be…

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October 2021

Want to Foster or Adopt? Sign Up for the Virtual Class

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

The need for safe, loving foster homes is at an all-time high. As a result, we’re excited to present the option to begin your journey to becoming a foster or adoptive parent from the comfort of your own home. This FREE training course will provide you with all the trauma-informed information and education required from the State of Kansas to become a licensed foster and/or adoptive home. Each one of these classes is virtual, which means you can complete them…

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Basic First Aid

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Date: 10/11/21 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Location: Online This training will provide basic first aid skills for foster parents, and will meet the 3 hour face-to-face criteria for licensing. Click the following link to sign up for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/cskNAgVfkj or contact Jamie Kelsey - jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071. A Webex link will be sent to you on the day of the training.

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ABC’s of Diagnoses

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Date: 10/14/21 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Online ADHD, PTSD, ODD, RAD...In this training we will cover a number of common diagnoses/disorders among children from hard places. This will give foster parents a basic understanding & awareness of behavioral health disorders & how to approach them. Click the link to register for this training: https://forms.office.com/r/NHcuNR6tqz or contact Jamie Kelsey, jkelsey@kvc.org (913)558-7071

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