Upcoming Training/Education Opportunities

Event Region Date Day Time Location / Contact Website Link
New Foster Parent Orientation Metro March 29th, 2019 Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm New Brighton Community Center
400 10th St NW
New Brighton, MN 55112
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central March 30th, 2019 Saturday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Empowered to Connect Simulcast (Day 1 of 2) Statewide April 5th, 2019 Friday Varies per site VARIOUS LOCATIONS STATEWIDE Empowered to Connect Website
Empowered to Connect Simulcast (Day 2 of 2) Statewide April 6th, 2019 Saturday Varies per site VARIOUS LOCATIONS STATEWIDE Empowered to Connect Website
Share and Support Northeast April 11th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central April 12th, 2019 Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
De-Escalation Training Northeast April 13th, 2019 Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support (Online) Eastern April 17th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Metro April 27th, 2019 Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm Shoreview KFF Office
5985 Rice Creek Parkway #202
Shoreview, MN 55126
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast May 9th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Share and Support (Online) Eastern May 15th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central May 17th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
De-Escalation Training Metro May 18th, 2019 Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm Shoreview Library
4560 Victoria St N55126
Shoreview, MN
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
New Foster Parent Orientation Central May 24th, 2019 Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Central Region, TBD Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
New Foster Parent Orientation Southern May 25th, 2019 Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm Rochester KFF Office
1700 North Broadway #160 (Door C)
Rochester, MN 55906
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
New Foster Parent Orientation Northeast June 3rd, 2019 Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Share and Support Northeast June 13th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Metro June 14th, 2019 Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm Shoreview KFF Office
5985 Rice Creek Parkway #202
Shoreview, MN 55126
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support (Online) Eastern June 19th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central June 21st, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Trauma Training Metro June 22nd, 2019 Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm New Brighton Community Center
400 10th St NW
New Brighton, MN 55112
Megan Nelson mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast July 11th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
New Foster Parent Orientation Central July 12th, 2019 Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Central Region, TBD Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Share and Support (Online) Eastern July 17th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central July 19th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Valleyfair Picnic Statewide July 26th, 2019 (tentative date) Friday TBD Valleyfair
1 Valley Fair Dr
Shakopee, MN 55379
TBD
Share and Support Northeast August 8th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Trauma Training Southern August 10th, 2019 Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm Rochester KFF Office
1700 North Broadway #160 (Door C)
Rochester, MN 55906
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central August 16th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
New Foster Parent Orientation Metro August 16th, 2019 Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Metro Area, TBD Jess Linnell
jlinnell@nexus-kff.org
or 612-283-9743
Share and Support (Online) Eastern August 21st, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast September 12th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Northwest/Central Fall Foster & Adoptive Parent Conference Western September 13th, 2019 Friday TBD Lake Community Church
490 Voyager Dr
Alexandria, MN 56308
Krista Hagberg
khagberg@nexus-kff.org
218-739-3074
New Foster Parent Orientation Northeast September 13th, 2019 Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
De-Escalation Training Southern September 14th, 2019 Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm Life Family Church
111 S. Ramsey St.
Blue Earth, MN 56013
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support (Online) Eastern September 18th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central September 20th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Eastern Foster Parent Fall Conference Eastern October 5th, 2019 Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Owatonna or Faribault (TBD) Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast October 10th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Share and Support (Online) Eastern October 16th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central October 18th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Trauma Training Northeast October 26th, 2019 Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast November 14th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central November 15th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028
Share and Support (Online) Eastern November 20th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Share and Support Northeast December 12th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Barnum Community Church
3762 Front Street
Barnum, MN 55707
Julie Soderberg
jsoderberg@nexus-kff.org
612-816-3851
Share and Support (Online) Eastern December 18th, 2019 Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm ONLINE Megan Nelson
mnelson@nexus-kff.org
or 507-517-8381
Agency Specific Training (Adoption) Central December 20th, 2019 Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm St. Cloud KFF Office
412 Great Oak Drive
Waite Park, MN 56387
Belle Kunstleben
bkunstleben@nexus-kff.org
or 320-248-5028

ONLINE TRAININGS (24/7 Availability)


Event Subject Format Website Link
Center for Resilient Children Trauma, Resiliency Online & In Person Center for Resilient Children
CASE Adoption and Foster Care Mental Health, Disorders, Adoption Online CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Pr%f Alliance (formerly MOFAS) FASD In Person https://www.proofalliance.org/training-and-webinars/
PACER Special Education, Special Needs, School Support Online & In Person https://www.pacer.org/workshops/
Foster Care & Adoptive Community Trainings Parenting, Behavioral Issues, Trauma, Disorders, Foster Care Issues, Racial and Cultural Issues Online http://www.fosterparentstest.com/store/index.htm?Submit2=Click+for+Online+Training
QPI Flordia Just in Time Trainings Attachment, Parenting, Trauma, Independent Living, LGBTQ, Transitions Online http://www.qpiflorida.org/justintime/pages/training.html
QPI California Just in Time Trainings Attachment, Parenting, Trauma, Independent Living, LGBTQ, Transitions Online http://www.qpicalifornia.org/pages/TopicIndex.shtml
MN Adopt Webinar Library and Resources Adoption, Behavior & Diagnosises, Gender Identity, Special Needs, Transitions, Trauma Online & In Person https://www.mnadopt.org/education/
Foster Parent College Parenting, Behavior Management, Birth Family Engagement Online Foster Parent College Online Trainings
North American Council on Adoptable Children Adoption, Behavior & Diagnosises, Gender Identity, Special Needs, Transitions, Trauma Online NACAC Trainings
Resource Training and Solutions Parenting In Person http://www.resourcetraining.com/

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