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Getting Ready For The Holidays

Date: 10/21/21 Time: 6pm-8pm Location: Online October to December can be a very difficult time for children in care & foster parents. It’s a time of classroom & home celebrations which can mean lots of extra sugar, heightened sensory input, changes in routine, & triggers of grief & loss. This can all lead to dysregulation […]

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ABC’s of Diagnoses

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 […]

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Basic First Aid

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 […]

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How To Advocate in Foster Care

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 […]

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The ABC’s of Safe Sleep (Infant)

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 […]

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Basic First Aid

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 […]

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Black Children Are Overrepresented in Foster Care. Here’s How We Can Address This Disparity

Black youth foster care

In Kansas and nationwide, Black children are overrepresented in foster care. Learn how we can work together to change this disparity.

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KVC Foster Parent Trainings – Southeastern Kansas

Below are upcoming trainings for KVC foster parents for CEUs through October 2021. To register for a training, please RSVP to Tammy Hambric at thambric@kvc.org. Sept 9: Building Positive Self Image in a Child, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Sept 21: Learning Caring Through Empathy, 5:30-7:30 pm Sept 27: Basic First Aid, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm Oct 7: […]

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Teen Connect for Foster Parents

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 […]

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Planning For Successful Respite (Training & Respite Networking Event)

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 […]

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