Des Moines Area - Serviced by Four Oaks

October 2017

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Ankeny: CPR only

Ankeny: CPR only

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and requires a fee of $20 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment may be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. This training meets the requirements for licensure.

Trainer(s): Estrella Winter & Angie Fisher

 To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org  or call: 319-784-2341

 
Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
First Family Church, 317 SE Magazine RD., Ankeny
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
Des Moines: CPR/First Aid

Des Moines: CPR/First Aid

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and requires a fee of $40 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment may be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. This training meets the requirements for licensure.

Trainer(s): Kellie Dykhuis

*Training does not include a lunch break; please plan to bring a lunch to training.

 To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org  or call: 319-784-2341

Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Location: 
Lutheran Services 3200 Univeristy Ave, Des Moines, IA
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
 
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Ankeny: First Aid Only

Ankeny: First Aid Only

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and requires a fee of $20 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment may be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. This training meets the requirements for licensure.

Trainer(s): Estrella Winter & Angie Fisher 

 To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org  or call: 319-784-2341

Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
First Family Church, 317 SE Magazine RD., Ankeny
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
 
 
 
Ankeny: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (MCART)

Ankeny: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (MCART)

Learn more about mandatory child abuse reporter requirements and how to report child abuse. This training meets the requirements for licensure.

 
Trainer(s): Julie Clark-Albrecht
 
To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org
 or call 319-784-2341.
Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Four Oaks, 6864 NE 14th St. #5, Ankeny
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
 
 
 
Des Moines: When Children Lie & Steal; Verbal De-Escalation

Des Moines: When Children Lie & Steal; Verbal De-Escalation

This course is designed to help families cope with lying and stealing behaviors in children by providing insight into how and when it is normal for children to lie or steal, reasons these behaviors may be ongoing, and the potential impact of trauma and unmet needs. Families will learn strategies and responses to help prevent and reduce the incidence of these behaviors in their home. This training is approved for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.
 
Tips and techniques to use for verbal de-escalation of children in your home. This training meets the requirements for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.
 
Trainer(s):  Stacy Hartsfield
 
* There is a 30 minute break between classes; please plan for a short lunch break if attending both sessions.
 
To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org
 or call 319-784-2341.
Date: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Location: 
Lutheran Services 3200 Univeristy Ave, Des Moines, IA
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
 
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Chariton: Understanding Confidentiality Rules

Chariton: Understanding Confidentiality Rules

This course will cover the ins and outs of confidentiality for foster parents and best practices to protect confidentiality. This training is approved for 2 hours of foster parent training credit.
 
Trainer(s):  Stacy Hartsfield
 
 
To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org
 or call 319-784-2341.
Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Lutheran Services 3200 Univeristy Ave, Des Moines, IA
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
Ames: CPR & First Aid

Ames: CPR & First Aid

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and requires a fee of $40 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment may be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. This training meets the requirements for licensure.

Trainer(s): Sarah Wiedenhoeft

*Training does not include a lunch break; please plan to bring a lunch to training.

 To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org  or call: 319-784-2341

Date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Location: 
Youth and Shelter Services, Youth Activity Center, 420 Kellogg Ave, Ames
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
 
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Ames: Understanding Confidentiality Rules

Ames: Understanding Confidentiality Rules

This course will cover the ins and outs of confidentiality for foster parents and best practices to protect confidentiality. This training is approved for 2 hours of foster parent training credit.

Trainer(s): Sarah Wiedenhoeft

*To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org or call: 319-784-2341

Date: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Youth and Shelter Services, Youth Activity Center, 420 Kellogg Ave, Ames
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Ankeny: Oh, Brother! The Importance of Sibling Connections for Children in Foster Care

Ankeny: Oh, Brother! The Importance of Sibling Connections for Children in Foster Care

This course will focus on sibling relationships and the benefits of these connections, laws and policies that influence sibling placements, and dynamics that may exist in sibling relationships. Participants will also discuss ways to overcome potential challenges associated with sibling relationships. This training is approved for 2 hours of foster parent training credit.

Trainer(s): Angie Fisher 

*To sign up for trainings please email: Familyconnections-dmsa@fouroaks.org or call: 319-784-2341

Date: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Four Oaks, 6864 NE 14th St. #5, Ankeny
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
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