Advanced Foster Parent Trainings

RSVP to 337-4503 to Cindy Adams  or email at
Classes will be held at 350 South Center Street, Second Floor Conference Room unless noted.
*Please note - some classes are held at a different location. Please RSVP to number given, no children under age 16 unless specified child care is available.

August 24, 2016, 5:30-8:30pm

ABC-V and Car Seat Training

Come learn about (or get a refresher) on the ABC-V visitation model that has proven to be very successful in relationship building between foster families and birth families! Following the ABC-V presentation, there will be a certified car seat trainer to present on the current car seat regulations. Your own car seat can even be installed! There is no child care available for this training. 3 hours advanced training certificate available.


September 13, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm

African Hair and Skin Care

Presented by Karen Horton. 2 hours advanced training certificate available.

September 16, 2016, 9:00am-4:00pm

Permanent Connections for Teens Training

Register here -

6 hours advanced training certificate offered

Foster and Adoptive Support Group*
2nd Wednesday of the Month 5:30-7:30pm
(1 Training hour credit) 1300 Foster Drive, Reno Pennington Center
Please RSVP to Kayla at
Child care is available with advance notice. Please note there will be no support group in the months of May and December due to other events
Dinner courtesy of the Boys and Girls Club. A child's clothing exchange will also  be available at some support groups.

To see a calendar of current events and advanced training opportunities (in-person training and live Webcasts), check out

On line training's now available!
You may complete up to 2 training credits on line when you take the test and print a certificate after watching a class and taking a quiz. Just go to the link;

A Child’s World: Community Support Group for Parents of children with attachment or trauma issues. 
3rd Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 pm
2301 Sparks Blvd (NW corner of Sparks Blvd & O’Callaghan)
To register: Sharon Willans 322-4650 or
(1 training hour per group attended )