Current Training Schedule

Schedule Change

Foster, adoptive and kinship parents are welcome to attend any of our trainings. Even if you adopted internationally or domestically, all Iowa adoptive parents are welcome to attend. All of our trainings are approved for foster parent credit. There is no cost to attend our trainingsPlease note:  Children are NOT allowed at IFAPA trainings and child care is not provided.  Participants will be asked to leave if children are present. Children and infants are too distracting for training participants.    

How to Register

Parents:

Foster, adoptive and kinship parents can sign up for a class* by completing our TRAINING REGISTRATION FORM or by calling our office at 800-277-8145 ext. 1. IFAPA will follow-up within two business days to confirm your enrollment in the class.

Social Workers:

Some classes have also been approved for Social Worker CEUs.
VIEW CLASSES APPROVED FOR SOCIAL WORKER CEUS.
Social workers can register for a class by mailing in our CEU REGISTRATION FORM
with their payment, or they can pay online with a credit card. Social Worker CEUs are per person and cost $15 for a 3 hour class and $30 for a 6 hour class.

Others:

If you are not a foster, adoptive or kinship parent, you may still register for an IFAPA training (i.e. daycare providers, CASA workers, other human service professionals, etc.); however, there is a charge per person to attend an IFAPA training. IFAPA trainings are $15 for a 3 hour class and $30 for a 6 hour class. IFAPA trainings are only authorized for foster parent training credit. If you would like this class approved for your specific training needs (i.e. for child care) it is your responsibility to get it approved for credit. REGISTER FOR A CLASS & PAY ONLINE


IFAPA's Training Schedule

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2018 TRAININGS
Date & Time Name of Training & Trainer Credit Location
Saturday,
Sept 29, 2018
(9am-12:15pm)

“Don’t Worry About It!” -   Anxiety, Panic, and OCD: What’s really going on
(Matthew Hiveley, Ph.D.)

3 hours

Ankeny

IFAPA Training Cntr
6864 NE 14th St
Suite 5

Saturday,            Sept 29, 2018(1:15 - 4:30 pm)

“Don’t Worry About It!” -  Anxiety, Panic, and OCD:  What you can do 

(Matthew Hiveley, Ph.D.)

3 hours

Ankeny

IFAPA Training Ctr  6864 NE 14th St      Suite

 

OCTOBER 2018 TRAININGS
Date & Time Name of Training & Trainer Credit Location
Saturday,            October 6, 2018(9 am - 4:30 pm

Utilizing the Nurtured Heart Approach

(Kim Combes.)

6 hours

Council Bluffs

TBD

Saturday,
October 6, 2018

(9am-12:15pm)

Parenting the Willful Child
(Joann Seeman Smith, PhD)

3 hours Ankeny
IFAPA Training Cntr
6864 NE 14th St
Suite 5
Saturday,            October 6, 2018   (1:15-4:30 pm)

Grrr...I'm Just So Mad..Helping Young Children Deal With Anger

(Joann Seeman Smith, PhD)

3 hours

Ankeny                IFAPA Training Ctr  6864 NE 14th St      Suite 5 

Saturday,
October 13, 2018
(9am-12:15pm)

Why Don't Friends Come With Instruction Manuals
(Summer Brunscheen, PhD)

3 hours Cedar Rapids
TBD
Saturday,            October 13, 2018  (1:15-4:30 pm)

It's All Greek to Me - Learning Disorders (Summer Brunscheen, PhD)

3 hours

Cedar Rapids       TBD

Saturday,
October 20, 2018

(9am-12:15pm)

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen
Christy Meyer)

3 hours Ankeny
IFAPA Training Cntr
6864 NE 14th St
Suite 5
Saturday,            October 20, 2018   (1:15-4:30 pm)

Don't Give Up On Me

(Christy Meyer)

3 hours

Ankeny                IFAPA Training Ctr  6864 NE 14th St      Suite 5 

 

NOVEMBER 2018 TRAININGS
Date & Time Name of Training & Trainer Credit Location
Saturday,            Nov 3, 2018          (9 am - 12:15 pm

Communicating With Your Child Thru Play

(Rebecca Dickinson)

3 hours

Ankeny

IFAPA Training Ctr  6864 NE 14th St      Suite 5 

Saturday,
Nov 3, 2018

(1:15-4:30 pm)

De-Mystifying Therapy
(Rebecca Dickinson)

3 hours Ankeny
IFAPA Training Cntr
6864 NE 14th St
Suite 5

 

DECEMBER 2018 TRAININGS
Date & Time Name of Training & Trainer Credit Location
Saturday,            Dec 1, 2018          (9 am - 12:15 pm

Communicating With Your Child Thru Play

(Rebecca Dickinson)

3 hours

Coralville

TBD

Saturday,
Dec 1, 2018

(1:15-4:30 pm)

De-Mystifying Therapy
(Rebecca Dickinson)

3 hours Coralville
TBD

 

TO REGISTER FOR A TRAINING:
COMPLETE OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM*.

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