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Understanding ADHD (2 hours) – April 20 – Virtual


Understanding ADHD KVCIS04012302 (2 hours) - Virtual Thursday, April 20th Time: 6-8pm 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 the day prior to training.  NOTE: These trainings are […]

Life Leaves Invisible Scars (Trauma Care) (2 hours) – April 24 – Virtual


Life Leaves Invisible Scars (Trauma Care) KVCTC042304 (2 hours)  - Virtual Monday, April 24th Time: 6-8 pm   Introduction to Trauma Care for foster families. This is a good refresher course for foster parents who need to get back to basics, or a good place for new foster parents to begin their journey as trauma-aware caretakers […]

Elevated A (18 hours) – Mondays, April 24 – May 29th


Elevated A KVCENA042305 (18 hours) - Virtual Mondays, April 24, May 1, 8. 15, & 29 Time: 6-9 pm Must attend all sessions to receive certificate.  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 […]

Spaulding (12 hours)  Mondays, May 1 – May 22 – Virtual


REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Spaulding KVCAT052301 (12 hours)  - Virtual Mondays, May 1, 8, 15, & 22 Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm Must attend all four sessions to receive certificate.   This class is required in Missouri before a family becomes an adoptive resource for a child.  During this class, participants will dive deeper into the special needs […]

Calm, Cool and Regulated


You ask the child you're fostering to help set the dinner table and a melt-down ensues. You’ve had a long day and just need a little help. After all, they are just watching TV. You look them straight in the eyes and say, “Calm down! I just asked you to set the table!” The saying […]

Elevated A (18 hours) – Saturdays, May 13 – 27 – Virtual


Elevated A KVCENA052302 (18 hours)  - Virtual Saturdays May 13, 20, & 27 Time: 9am-4pm Must attend all sessions to receive certificate. 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 are interested […]

The Explosive Child (2 hours) Thursday, May 18  – Virtual


REGISTRATION IS CLOSED The Explosive Child KVCIS052303 (2 hours)  - Virtual Thursday, May 18th Time: 6-8pm  This training shows parents how to respond to behaviors resulting from trauma like crying, screaming, swearing, kicking, hitting, and more. You will learn to teach children the problem-solving skills they are lacking using the Collaborative Problem-Solving model pioneered by […]

Training My Replacements (Partnering with Birth Families) (3 hours) - May 22 – Virtual


Training My Replacements (Partnering with Birth Families) KVCIS052305 (3 hours)  - Virtual Monday, May 22nd Time: 6-8pm This training is designed to help you develop a co-parenting relationship with birth parents as you work towards reunifying children and families. We are coaches, teachers, and have worked hard to regulate and stabilize children as their parents work […]

STRONG (21 Hours)  – Tuesdays, May 23 – July 11 – Virtual


REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. STRONG KVCPS052307 (21 Hours)  - Virtual Tuesdays, May 23 & 30, June 6, 13, 20, & 27, and July 11 - Skip a week for Independence Day Time: 6:30-9:30pm Must attend all sessions to receive certificate  Pre-Service training for potential resource parents. This training is required for every family in Southwest Missouri […]

St. James Golf Classic for Kids

Oak Meadow Country Club 10700 Country Rd 3110, Rolla, MO, United States

32+ teams enjoy this decades old event, includes BBQ dinner, award ceremony and raffle.

Elevated B (9 hours) – Friday, June 2 – 3 – Virtual


Elevated B KVCENB062301 (9 hours) - Virtual Friday, June 2nd, 6-9 pm Saturday, June 3rd, 9-4 pm  Building on the training received in the Elevated A series, this training will focus on specific elements required to care for youth with Elevated needs.  Topics will include De-Escalation Strategies, Crisis Management, Suicide and Self-Harm, and Family Impact.  Participants […]

The Ozark Egg Scramble

The Ozark Egg Scramble: 9-miles, 50+ obstacles to give forgotten and abused kids hope! The Great Egg Scramble is a 9-mile, blood-pumping, sweat-soaking, adrenaline-surging, mud-marinating, water-logging, purpose-driven TEAM obstacle run set at the Meramec Adventure Ranch in Steelville, MO. A 2.3-mile Fun-Run Obstacle Course (The Scrambled-Over-Easy) will also be available for younger participants and those […]