Northern Area - Serviced by Four Oaks

February 2018

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Charles City: CPR/First Aid

Charles City: CPR/First Aid

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and meets the requirements for licensure. A fee of $40 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment can be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. Training does not include a lunch break; bring a lunch to eat during the training.

 Trainer: Caren Brunsvold

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

Date: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Location: 
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 200 S Main St. Charles City-Parrish Hall
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
 
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West Union: CPR/First Aid

West Union: CPR/First Aid

This class is certified through the American Heart Association and meets the requirements for licensure. A fee of $40 per participant due at the beginning of class and payment can be made by exact cash or checks made out to Four Oaks. Training does not include a lunch break; bring a lunch to eat during the training.

 Trainer: Jenna Johnson

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

Date: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Location: 
Zion Lutheran Church, 130 Washington St., West Union – Parish Hall
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
 
 
 
Mason City: Adoption 101: The Journey from Foster Care to Adoption

Mason City: Adoption 101: The Journey from Foster Care to Adoption

 

Focuses on the answers to “adoption from foster care” questions by providing information to participants to assist them in gaining a deeper understanding of the adoption process, support, resources, and ways to manage common issues (working with birth families, trauma effects on adoptions) which arise after adoption.  This training is approved for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.

 

Trainer: Laura Burleson  

 

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

Date: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Four Oaks, 980 S Iowa Ave. Mason City-East Campus
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
 
 
 
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Cedar Falls: Trauma Training: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

Cedar Falls: Trauma Training: The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

This training will assist foster and adoptive parents in gaining insight and skills to respond to trauma and it’s impact on the behavior of children in the home.  Parents and caregivers will learn how to recognize the brain’s responses to trauma triggers, why children may be on a heightened state of alert due to past trauma, and how they can help children heal from trauma and learn to regulate their emotions and behavioral responses in healthy ways.  This training is approved for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.

Trainer: Caren Brunsvold

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

Date: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Candeo Church 1405 Greenhill Rd, Cedar Falls
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
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Eldora: Oh Brother! The Importance of Sibling Connections

Eldora: Oh Brother! The Importance of Sibling Connections

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: Bambi Schrader

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

Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Eldora Public Library, 1202 10th St., Eldora
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Waterloo: CPR & 1st Aid

Waterloo: CPR & 1st Aid

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

 Trainer: TBD

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

Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Four Oaks (Quakerdale campus) 140 S. Barclay St. Waterloo
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Feb 27 2018.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
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Decorah: Grief and Loss Issues in Foster Care and Adoption

Decorah: Grief and Loss Issues in Foster Care and Adoption

Children and youth separated from their families through placement in foster care or through adoption will experience varying degrees of grief and loss.  Recognizing signs and stages of loss children are experiencing can assist caregivers in helping children express emptions and recover from loss in healthy ways.  Foster and adoptive families may also experience grief and loss through children leaving foster care and being reunified or through a disruption of placement of the child in the home, to name a few.  Attendees of this training will learn about the impact of grief and loss on children and families, and how to promote healing and self-care toward emotional recovery and resilience. Approved for 3 hours foster parent training credit.

Trainer: Margo Young

 

Date: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Decorah Public Library - 202 Winnebago St. Decorah
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
 
 
Waterloo: CPR & 1st Aid

Waterloo: CPR & 1st Aid

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

 Trainer: TBD

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

Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Four Oaks (Quakerdale campus) 140 S. Barclay St. Waterloo
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
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