Support Group Trainings

About Support Group Trainings

There are many foster/adoptive parent support groups located throughout the state that offer training during their meeting that is approved for foster parent credit. **If training credit is not mentioned below, please check with the support group contact person to see if the training has been approved for foster parent credit. You can also check with your licensing worker to see if a training can be approved for foster parent training credit.**

 

Upcoming Support Group Trainings

Please note: This training schedule listed below is accurate to IFAPA's knowledge. The information posted below is what has been provided by the support group leaders. For questions about these support group trainings, please call or e-mail the contact person listed for that group.

Promote Your Training - If you are a Support Group Leader and would like to promote an upcoming training for your support group, complete our online form. Please complete the form at least three weeks prior to the date of your training to ensure ample advertising time.

SUPPORT GROUP TRAININGS
Date & Time Training Details Location Support Group
Contact Person
Apr. 20, 2017
6pm-8pm
TOPIC - Handling a Behavior Crisis
2 hours credit
Maquoketa
Faith Community Church, 511 W. Summit St.
Jackson County Parent Support Group
Allison Courtade
563-582-0044
Apr. 27, 2017
6:30pm-8:30pm
TOPIC - TBD
2 hours credit
Please RSVP if needing free child care
Whiting
Whiting Christian Church, 716 West Street
Monona County Support Group
Jason Lee
515-460-
May 9, 2017
6pm-8pm
TOPIC - It's Not About You - Summer Transition Refresher & Repacking the Suitcase - Trust & Motivation
2 hours credit
Childcare is offered
West Des Moines
Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines
Support Group

Beth Clark
319-530-4825
May 18, 2017
6:30pm-8:30pm
TOPIC - TBD
2 hours credit
No childcare available
Council Bluffs
McPherson Church of Christ, 1525 McPherson Ave
Pottawattamie County Support Group
Sandra Dollen
855-526-2116
June 13, 2017
6pm-8pm
TOPIC - It's Not About You - Discussing Trauma Perspective with Our Kids
2 hours credit
Childcare is offered
West Des Moines
Lutheran Church of Hope, 925 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines
Support Group

Beth Clark
319-530-4825

 

For a list of Iowa support groups meeting times and locations, click here.

 

 

 

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