IFAPA - A Resource for Iowa’s Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Families

The Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association has been serving as a resource to foster, adoptive and kinship families in Iowa for nearly 45 years. IFAPA is a non-profit organization that empowers, supports and advocates for these families. Membership with IFAPA is free for Iowa's foster, adoptive and kinship families.
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IFAPA Workshops for Foster & Adoptive Parents & Workers

SATURDAY, MAR. 11

Foster Care Meets Mental Health
Ankeny, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

Why Don't Friends Come with
Instruction Manuals

Council Bluffs, 9am-12:15pm (FREE CLASS)

I Don't Get It: Learning Disorders
Council Bluffs, 1:15pm-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

Equip...Launch...Success! Preparing
Your Teen for a Secure Journey to Adulthood

Fort Dodge, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

SATURDAY, MAR. 18

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter
Mason City, 9am-12:15pm (FREE CLASS)

CPR & First Aid
Mason City, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST - $40)

Time to Connect: Transitioning from Traditional Parenting to Connected Parenting
Sioux City, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

To register for one of the above classes,
call 800-277-8145 or REGISTER HERE.
Click here to register and pay for CPR
To view classes approved for Social Work CEUs, click here.

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Current News

 

Our Spring Conference brochure has just been released!  Our conference workshops cover a wide variety of topics pertinent to foster and adoptive parents and the professionals that serve them.  All of our conference workshops are approved for foster parent credit and many have also been approved for Social Worker CEUs.

VIEW CONFERENCE BROCHURE (includes mail-in registration form)

VIEW CONFERENCE DETAILS ONLINE (register online with credit card)

EQUIP..LAUNCH..SUCCESS!

Preparing Your Teens for a
Secure Journey to Adulthood

This event is free for youth (age 14+) and foster parents.  Participants will learn about human trafficking and how to help teens successfully transitions to adulthood. Each event is 9am to
4:30pm and a free breakfast & lunch will be provided.  Every youth who attends will
receive a giveaway. 

EVENT DETAILS:

FORT DODGE Sat., March 11
BETTENDORF Sat., April 22
ANKENY Sat., April 29
OTTUMWA Sat., June 24

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE
SESSIONS & THE EVENT DETAILS PLEASE VISIT OUR TRAINING PAGE.

TO REGISTER ONLINE OR CALL
800.277.8145 - BE SURE TO
RSVP FOR YOUR TEEN TOO.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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