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Strong and Connected Program | Wednesdays, January 11 – April 12

KVC Niles 1911 E 23rd St, Kansas City, MO

January 11 - April 12 (Wednesday nights) What is Strong and Connected? It is a skills-building program offered for free to children and families in Jackson County. All families go through tough times. Sometimes families face challenges that are too difficult to overcome without the support of a caring community. The Strong and Connected Program […]

Elevated A (18 hours) – Mondays, January 23 – February 13 – Hybrid

Life 360 Resource Center 801 N Lincoln, Monett, MO

Elevated A Monday (18 hours) - Hybrid Training January 23 & 30, February 6 & 13 MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS FOR CERTIFICATE Time: 6pm-9pm Virtual and in-person at the Life 360 Resource Center in Monett, MO. 801 N Lincoln, Monett, MO 65708  This training is required for Missouri foster parents to provide care for children […]

Spaulding (12 hours) – Mondays, January 23 – February 13 – Virtual

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Spaulding KVCAT012305 (12 hours) – Virtual Mondays, January 23 & 30, February 6 & 13 MUST ATTEND ALL FOUR SESSIONS TO RECEIVE CERTIFICATE Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm This class is required in Missouri prior to a family becoming an adoptive resource for a child.  During this class, participants will dive deeper into the special needs and challenges of […]

Elevated A (18 hours) – Saturdays, January 28 – February 11 – Virtual

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Elevated A KVCENA022301 (18 hours) - Virtual Saturdays, January 28, February 4 & 11 MUST ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS TO RECEIVE CERTIFICATE Time: 9am-3pm This training is required for Missouri foster parents to provide care for children with elevated needs and qualify for the Elevated A reimbursement rate. It is also open to families that […]

Strong and Connected Program | Tuesdays, February 14 – May 16

KVC Niles 1911 E 23rd St, Kansas City, MO

February 14 - May 16 (Tuesday nights) What is Strong and Connected? It is a skills-building program offered for free to children and families in Jackson County. All families go through tough times. Sometimes families face challenges that are too difficult to overcome without the support of a caring community. The Strong and Connected Program […]

Understanding ADHD (2 hours) | Wednesday, February 15 – Virtual

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Understanding ADHD KVCUA02012302 (2 hours) - Virtual Date: February 15, 6pm-8pm  In this class, we will take a closer look at ADHD, the neuroscience behind it, and how it may manifest in our kids’ behaviors beyond distractibility and hyperactivity. A virtual link will be provided closer to class start.   NOTE: These trainings are currently offered […]

TFC/Career Level Respite (9 hours) | Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18

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TFC/Career Level Respite KVCENR022303 (9 hours) - Virtual Friday, February 17, 6pm-9pm Saturday, February 18, 9am-3pm Respite is a vital part of supporting resource parents as they care for youth in care. This training helps prepare respite providers to care for youth with elevated needs and make connections and temporarily parent through trauma goggles while […]

Grief and Loss (2 hours) | Tuesday, February 21 – Virtual

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Grief and Loss KVCGL022304 (2 hours) – Virtual Date: February 21, 6pm-8pm   Grief and loss are a major part of foster care. Everyone experiences grief and loss. This training helps us process grief and loss for ourselves and help children placed in your home process their own trauma. A virtual link will be provided closer to […]

STRONG (21 Hours) | Mondays, February, 27 – April 17 – Virtual

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STRONG KVCPS022305 (21 Hours) – Virtual Mondays, February 27; March 6, 13, 20, 27 & April 3, 10, 17 Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS TO RECEIVE CERTIFICATE Pre-Service training for potential resource parents. This training is required for every family in Southwest Missouri who wishes to become foster parents. You must go through your […]

Strong and Connected Program | Thursdays, March 2 – June 1

KVC Niles 1911 E 23rd St, Kansas City, MO

March 2 - June 1 (Thursday nights) What is Strong and Connected? It is a skills-building program offered for free to children and families in Jackson County. All families go through tough times. Sometimes families face challenges that are too difficult to overcome without the support of a caring community. The Strong and Connected Program […]

Understanding 504 Plans and IEPs (3 hours) | Monday, March – Virtual

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Understanding 504 plans and IEPs KVCSG032301 (3 hours) - Virtual Date: March 6, 6pm-9pm  504's and IEP- A brief discussion of special education basics including what you need in your Lifebook, how to request the initial evaluation, how to choose and modify accommodations, resources and supports available for parents including LEAP, MPACT, OCA, and additional […]

Legal Aspects/Concurrent Plannning (6 hours) | Tuesdays, March 7 and 14

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Legal Aspects/Concurrent Plannning KVCLA032303 (6 hours) Dates: Tuesdays, March 7 and 14, 6pm-9pm. MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS FOR CERTIFICATE This is a required training for resource parents in Missouri. This training covers the legal aspects of what it means for children to be in care, the statutes and policies that govern concurrent planning and placement […]