Upcoming Training/Education Opportunities


NOVEMBER


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 12th, 2018 Monday 6:00pm - 9:15pm $25.00 In Person Youth First Community of Promise
6701 Hwy 10 NW
Anoka, MN 55303
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 12th, 2018 Monday 6:30pm - 7:30pm $10.00 In Person Specialized Health and Safety
608 Northstar Drive
Sartell, MN 56377
Develop Registration
Foster Care & Adoption Education Class
(for adoptive families - 2 DAY TRAINING)
November 12th, 2018 Monday 8:00am - 5:30pm Free In Person Children's Home & LSS Office
1605 Eustis Street
St. Paul, MN 55108
MN Adopt Registration
Building Relationships & Resilience through Stories November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $20/person
$35/parenting couple
In Person Sunrise Bank Headquarters
2525 Wabash Ave
St Paul, MN 55114
MN Adopt Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm $25.00 In Person Sherburne Government Center
13880 Business Center Drive Northwest
Elk River, MN 55330
Develop Registration
Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance (Part 1) November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $20.00 In Person Travelodge
3027 South Frontage Road
Moorhead, MN 56560
Develop Registration
Sowing Seeds of Empathy and Kindness November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person C'mon Inn
1009 1st Street E
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Central Lakes College
501 West College Drive
Room W220
Brainerd, MN 56401
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Winona County Office Building
202 West Third Street
Room: Conference Room 102A/102B
Winona, MN 55987
Develop Registration
Intro to ACES November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
or
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!
10 Topics to Help Your Child Succeed in School November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Woodbury YMCA
2175 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
PACER Registration
Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance (Part 2) November 13th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $20.00 In Person Travelodge
3027 South Frontage Road
Moorhead, MN 56560
Develop Registration
FosterEd Event: Nurturing Attachment in Foster Care (Nov 14 and 28, 2018) November 14th, 2018 Wednesday 5:30pm - 8:30pm $35/person
$60/parenting couple
In Person Chiminising Community Center
2605 Chiminising Rd
Isle, MN 56342
MN Adopt Registration
Supporting Resilience in Children: The Little Engine That Could! November 14th, 2018 Wednesday 6:30pm - 9:00pm $10.00 In Person Think Small East
10 Yorkton Court
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 14th, 2018 Wednesday 5:45pm - 8:45pm $25.00 In Person Public Health
105 5th Street
Olivia, MN 56277
Develop Registration
Transitioning to Employment November 14th, 2018 Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person St. Cloud, MN PACER Registration
Circles of Safety, Awareness to Action: Understanding and Responding to Children’s Sexual Behavior November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $22.50 In Person Apple Valley Community Center
14603 Hayes Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Sanford Canby Medical Center
112 Saint Olaf Ave S
Canby, MN 56220
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:45pm - 8:45pm Free In Person Playworks
2200 Trail of Dreams
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Develop Registration
Guiding Kids to Own & Solve Their Problems-Parenting the Love & Logic Way November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person Fridley Community Center
6085 7th Street Northeast
Room 109
Fridley, MN 55432
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Little Falls Community Middle School
1000 1st Avenue Northeast
Little Falls, MN 56345
Develop Registration
Helping Little People Manage Big Feelings November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Grand Arbor By Knute Nelson
4403 Pioneer Road Southeast
Alexandria, MN 56308
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:00pm - 9:30pm $25.00 In Person City of New Hope
4401 Xylon Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Families First of Minnesota
126 Woodlake Dr SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Develop Registration
Planning for an IEP Team Meeting When Your Child Has Mental Health Challenges November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:00pm - 7:30pm Free In Person New Ulm Public Library
17 N. Broadway St
New Ulm, MN 56073
PACER Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Shooting Star Casino
777 SE Casino Rd
Mahnomen, MN 56557
Develop Registration
Special Education & the Important Role You Play for Your Child November 15th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-838-9000
800-537-2237 (Toll Free)
PACER Registration
FosterEd Event: Foster Parents Fostering Healthy Attachment November 17th, 2018 Saturday 10:00am - 4:30pm $35/person
$60/parenting couple
In Person 6625 Lyndale Avenue South
Suite 200
Richfield, MN 55423
MN Adopt Registration
Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance November 17th, 2018 Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm $20.00 In Person Old #1
412 Atlantic Avenue
Morris, MN 56267
Develop Registration
Building Cultural Connections November 17th, 2018 Saturday 9:00am - 3:30pm $30.00 In Person Think Small East
10 Yorkton Court
Saint Paul, MN 55117
Develop Registration
Being an Active Participant in Your Child's Transtion from Early Childhood Special Education to Kindergarten November 17th, 2018 Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am Free In Person/Online PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-838-9000
800-537-2237 (Toll Free)
PACER Registration
Developmentally Appropriate Behavior Guidance November 17th, 2018 Saturday 8:30am - 12:30pm $20.00 In Person Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Avenue Southeast
Room: EA111
Rochester, MN 55904
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 17th, 2018 Saturday 8:00am - 11:00am $25.00 In Person AAA
600 West Travelers Trail
Burnsville, MN 55337
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 17th, 2018 Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm $30.00 In Person Families First of Minnesota
126 Woodlake Dr SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Develop Registration
Tips and Tools for Talking with School Staff November 17th, 2018 Saturday 1:00pm - 3:00pm Free In Person University of MN - UROC
2001 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
PACER Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 19th, 2018 Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm $15.00 In Person MN State Wadena
405 Colfax Avenue Southwest
M33
Wadena, MN 56482
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 19th, 2018 Monday 6:30pm - 9:30pm $15.00 In Person Milaca Public Schools
500 State Hwy 23
Room: S112
Milaca, MN 56353
Develop Registration
Circles of Safety, Awareness to Action: Understanding and Responding to Children’s Sexual Behavior November 19th, 2018 Monday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $15.00 In Person Savage City Hall
6000 McColl Drive
Savage, MN 55378
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 19th, 2018 Monday 6:00pm - 9:30pm $30.00 In Person Sanford Fargo
2801 University Dr S
Fargo, ND 58103
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 20th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person C'mon Inn Thief River Falls
1586 U.S. 59
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 20th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Pine Technical & Community College
900 4th Street Southeast room 50
Pine City, MN 55063
Develop Registration
Becoming an Active Partner in Your Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) November 26th, 2018 Monday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person/Online In Person/Online PACER Registration
Why Do Children Act the Way They Do? Understanding How A Child is "Wired" November 27th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes - Lakefront
1155 U.S. 10
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 27th, 2018 Tuesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm $30.00 In Person Redwood Area Community Center
901 East Cook Street
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Develop Registration
Why Do Children Act the Way They Do? Understanding How A Child is "Wired" November 27th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person Old #1
412 Atlantic Avenue
Morris, MN 56267
Develop Registration
Talking about Touching November 27th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person Parkside Elementary School
207 3rd Street Northeast
Buffalo, MN 55313
Develop Registration
Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun! Handling Misbehavior Without Breaking a Sweat November 27th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm $10.00 In Person Think Small West
2021 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Develop Registration
CARS (Child & Restraint Systems) Class November 28th, 2018 Wednesday 6:00pm - 9:00pm $20.00 In Person Carver County Government Center
600 East 4th st
Chaska, MN 55318
Develop Registration
Developing Successful Transitions During a Child's Busy Day November 29th, 2018 Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm $25.00 In Person Ponds Family Learning Center
9600 3rd Avenue S.
Bloomington, MN 55420
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 29th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Develop Registration
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (DHS) November 29th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person City of Lino Lakes
600 Town Center Parkway
Lino Lakes, MN 55014
Develop Registration
Putting an End to Arguing, Backtalk, and Begging - Parenting the Love and Logic Way November 29th, 2018 Thursday 6:00pm - 9:00pm $15.00 In Person Watonwan County Human Services Center
715 2nd Avenue South
Room: Community Room
Saint James, MN 56081
Develop Registration

DECEMBER


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety December 3rd, 2018 Wednesday 8:00am - 9:30am Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!
School Engagement and Avoidance: What to do When Your Child is Struggling December 4th, 2018 Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person/Online PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-838-9000
800-537-2237 (Toll Free)
PACER Registration
CPR/First Aid/AED December 4th, 2018 Tuesday 9:00am - 12:30pm $27.00 In Person Mille Lacs Academy
407 130th Ave S
Onamia, MN 56359
320-532-4005 EXT 544
To register email or call Denise Dallas:
320-532-4005 EXT 544
ddallas@nexus-kff.org
The Next Step: Planning for Success in Employment and Postsecondary Education December 5th, 2018 Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person Mankato, MN PACER Registration
A Recipe for Success: A Healthy Start with Augmentative Communication at Home December 6th, 2018 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:30pm Free In Person/Online PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-838-9000
800-537-2237 (Toll Free)
PACER Registration
Foster Care & Adoption Education Class
(for adoptive families)
December 7th, 2018 Friday/Saturday 8:00am - 5:30pm Free In Person Children's Home & LSS Office
1605 Eustis Street
St. Paul, MN 55108
MN Adopt Registration
Foster Care & Adoption Education Class
(for adoptive families)
December 8th, 2018 Friday/Saturday 8:00am - 5:30pm Free In Person Children's Home & LSS Office
1605 Eustis Street
St. Paul, MN 55108
MN Adopt Registration
ABC's of the IEP for Transition Age Students and Their Parents December 11th, 2018 Tuesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm Free In Person Mound Westonka High School
5905 Sunnyfield Rd E
Minnetrista, MN 55364
PACER Registration

JANUARY


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training January 10th, 2019 Thursday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
or
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!
Parent Leadership Training on Children's Mental Health January 17th, 2019 Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm Free In Person/Online PACER Center
8161 Normandale Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55437
952-838-9000
800-537-2237 (Toll Free)
PACER Registration

FEBRUARY


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
Positive Youth Development in Talking About Sexuality Topics February 11th, 2019 Monday 8:00am - 9:30am Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

MARCH


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
Mandated Reporting and Boundaries March 5th, 2019 Tuesday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
or
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

APRIL


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
Empowered to Connect Simulcast April 5th, 2019 Friday TBD TBD TBD Joy Christian Center
770 21st Ave NE
St. Cloud, MN 56304
ETC Registration - St. Cloud
Empowered to Connect Simulcast April 6th, 2019 Saturday TBD TBD TBD Joy Christian Center
770 21st Ave NE
St. Cloud, MN 56304
ETC Registration - St. Cloud
Your Role in Retaining Good Youth Workers April 8th, 2019 Monday 8:00am - 9:30am Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

MAY


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
40 Assets of Positive May 7th, 2019 Tuesday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
or
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

JUNE


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
From "At-Risk" to Untapped Potential June 6th, 2019 Thursday 8:00am - 9:30am Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

JULY


Event Date Day Time Cost Format Location / Contact Website Link
Beyond ACES July 16th, 2019 Tuesday 2:00pm - 3:30pm
or
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Free In Person Cloquet Public Library
320 14th St
Cloquet, MN 55720
No Regisration Needed!

ONLINE TRAININGS (24/7 Availability)


Event Date / Time Time Cost Format Website Link
Center for Resilient Children ALWAYS 24/7 varies Webinar Center for Resilient Children
Strategies for Success: Parenting your Child/Teen with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
What Prospective and Adoptive Families Should Know about FASD ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
TOO MANY LOSSES, TOO SOON: Loss and Grief Among Foster and Adoptive Children ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Beneath the Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
W.I.S.E. UP! For Parents: Empowering Children to Handle Questions/Comments about Adoption ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
S.A.F.E at School ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Talking with Children About Adoption ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Emotional Regulation and Relaxation Techniques for Parents and Child ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Emotional Regulation and Relaxation Techniques for Parents and Child: Part 2 ALWAYS 24/7 $10 for 48 hours Webinar CASE Adoption & Foster Care Support Registration
Foster Care & Adoptive Community Trainings ALWAYS 24/7 varies Webinar Foster Care & Adoptive Community Training
MN Adopt Webinar Library and Resources ALWAYS 24/7 varies Webinar MN Adopt Webinar Library
Foster Parent College ALWAYS 24/7 varies Webinar Foster Parent College Online Trainings
Fosterparents.com/KFS
***These trainings are only able to be utilized by KFF licensed homes unless prior approval is received from a KFF social worker.
ALWAYS 24/7 FREE Webinar Fosterparents.com/KFF
North American Council on Adoptable Children ALWAYS 24/7 varies Webinar NACAC Trainings

IN PERSON TRAININGS


Event Date / Time Time Cost Format Website Link
CPR (Heartsaver) by appointment by appointment varies In Person Riverview Hospital
Melanie Russell
317-776-4178
First Aid/CPR/AED see website for dates and locations   varies In Person/Online Red Cross Take A Class
NAMI Duluth Area see website for dates and locations FREE In Person/Online NAMI Duluth
NAMI Hennepin County see website for dates and locations FREE In Person/Online NAMI Hennepin
CPR with First Aid see website for dates and locations varies In Person/Online Twin Cities CPR with First Aid

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Kindred Family Focus Foster Parent Honored with MSSA Outstanding Foster Care Award

$10,000 Grant for PATH Trauma and Stress Clinic

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Nexus Names Dr. Michelle K. Murray President, Chief Executive Officer

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