Minnesota Child Welfare Training System

Resource Families

Current Training Schedule for Resource Families

Pre-service Trainings

Aitkin County Health and Human Services
204 First Street NW
Aitkin, MN 56341

Training Dates:
Module 5: April 15, 2014
Module 6: June 2, 2014
Agency Contact
: Deb Jensen 218-927-7200

Anoka County Human Services
Anoka County Government Center
2100 3rd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303

Training Dates:
Module 4: March 20, 2014
Module 5: March 27, 2014
Module 6: April 1, 2014
Module 7: May 6, 2014
Module 8: September 9, 2014
Module 9: September 25, 2014
Module 10: October 7, 2014
Module 11: October 16, 2014
Module 12: November 18, 2014
Agency Contact:
Teresa Pfaff 763-422-7144

Beltrami County Health and Human Services
616 America Avenue NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Training Dates:
Module 7: March 3, 2014
Module 8: March 17, 2014
Module 9: March 31, 2014
Module 10: April 7, 2014
Module 11: April 21, 2014
Module 12: May 5, 2014
Agency Contact
: Robin Schmidt 218-333-8317

Carver County Human Services Building
602 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN 55318

Training Dates:
Module 1: March 6, 2014
Module 2: March 13, 2014
Module 3/4: March 22, 2014
Module 5: April 15, 2014
Module 6: April. 24, 2014
Module 7: May 1, 2014
Module 8: May 8, 2014
Module 9: May 15, 2014
Module 10: May 22, 2014
Module 11/12: May 31, 2014
Agency Contact:
Janice Melton 952-361-1698

Crow Wing County Social Services
204 Laurel Street, Ste.31
Brainerd, MN 56401

Training Dates:
Module 5: February 27, 2014
Module 6: March 27, 2014
Module 9: April 24, 2014
Module 10: May 29, 2014
Module 11: June 26, 2014
Module 12: August 28, 2014
Agency Contact:
Pat Sharbonda 218-824-1370

Dakota County Social Services
Western Service Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Training Dates:
Module 2: February 27, 2014
Module 3: March 4, 2014
Module 4: March 13, 2014
Module 5: March 18, 2014
Module 6: April 3, 2014
Module 7: April 10, 2014
Module 8: April 17, 2014
Module 9: April 24, 2014
Module 10: May 1, 2014
Module 11: May 8, 2014
Module 12: May 15, 2014
Agency Contact
: Diane Stang 952-891-7487

Hennepin County Public Health Department
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Training Dates:
Module 8/10: March 1, 2014
Module 11: March 17, 2014
Agency Contact:
Andrea Lazo Rice 612-348-2249

Kandiyohi County Family Services
2200-23rd Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201

Training Dates:
Module 1: March 7, 2014
Modules 2/3: March 8, 2014
Module 4: March 10, 2014
Module 5: March 27, 2014
Module 6: April 1, 2014
Module 7: April 14, 2014
Module 8: April 24, 2014

Module 9: April 29, 2014
Module 10: May 6, 2014
Module 11: May 12, 2014
Module 12: May 14, 2014
Agency Contact:
Lynnette Beuning 320-231-7800, Ext. 2462

McLeod County Social Service Center
1805 Ford Avenue North
Glencoe, MN 55336

Training Dates:
Module 4: March 25, 2014
Module 5: April 22, 2014
Module 6: September 23, 2014
Module 7: October 28, 2014
Module 8: November 25, 2014
Module 9: January 27, 2015
Module 10: February 24, 2015
Module 11: March 24, 2015
Module 12: April 21, 2015
Agency Contact:
Brenda Sandquist 320-864-1301

Olmsted County Community Services
2116 Campus Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Training Dates:
Module 2/3: March 15, 2014
Module 4: March 27, 2014
Module 5: April 17, 2014
Module 6/7: May 10, 2014
Module 8: June 5, 2014
Module 9: June 19, 2014
Agency Contact:
Michelle Freiderich 507-328-6413

Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate Street
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Training Dates:
Module 1: March 25, 2014
Module 2: May 22, 2014
Module 3: June 10, 2014
Module 4: June 24, 2014
Module 5: August 14, 2014
Module 6: August 26, 2014
Module 7: September 11, 2014
Module 8: September 23, 2014
Module 9: October 16, 2014
Module 10: October 28, 2014
Module 11: November 6, 2014
Module 12: November 25, 2014
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Red Lake Children and Family Services
15816 Main Avenue
Red Lake, MN 56671

Training Dates:
Module 1/2: March 1, 2014
Module 3/4: March 29, 2014
Module 5/6: April 12, 2014
Module 7/8: April 26, 2014
Module 9/10: May 3, 2014
Module 11/12: September 6, 2014
Agency Contact:
Gloria Jourdain 218-679-1679

Rice/Steele Counties
Rice County Social Services

320 NW Third Street
Faribault, MN 55021

Steele County Human Services
630 Florence Avenue
Owatonna, MN 55060

Training Dates:
Module 3/4: March 1, 2014 (Steele)
Module 5: March 18, 2014 (Rice)
Module 6: April 3, 2014 (Steele)
Module 7: April 22, 2014 (Rice)
Module 8/9: April 26, 2014 (Rice)
Module 10: May 13, 2014 (Steele)
Module 11: May 29, 2014 (Rice)
Module 12: June 10, 2014 (Steele)
Agency Contacts:
Cheryl Marek (Rice) 507-332-5964
Tracy Ruiter(Steele) 507-444-7544

Sherburne County Government Center
13880 Business Center Drive
Buffalo, MN 55330

Training Dates:
Module 3/4: February 22, 2014
Module 5/6: March 22, 2014
Module 7/8: September 20, 2014
Module 9/10: October 18, 2014
Module 11/12: November 15, 2014
Agency Contact:
Suzanne Hulett 763-765-4033

Southwest Mental Health and Human Services
607 West Main Street, Suite 100
Marshall, MN 56258

Training Dates:
Module 5: March 3, 2014
Module 6: March 6, 2014
Module 7: March 12, 2014
Module 8: March 24, 2014
Module 9: March 31, 2014
Module 10: April 3, 2014
Module 11: April 7, 2014
Module 12: April 9, 2014
Agency Contact:
Sharon Fried 507-337-0205 or Scott Winter 507-836-6144

St. Louis County Government Services Center
320 W. Second Street
Duluth MN 55802

Training Date:
Module 10: March 4, 2014
Agency Contact:
Jessie Schunk 218-749-9793

Washington County Government Center
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082

Training Dates:
Module 9: March 20, 2014
Module 10: April 17, 2014
Modules 11/12: May 15, 2014
Agency Contact:
Anne Fildes 651-275-7259

Specialized and Related Training

Working with Adolescents (six hours)

Date: April 5, 2014
Anoka County Government Center
2100 3rd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303
Agency Contact:
Teresa Pfaff 763-422-7144 or Cathy Sharon 763-422-7148

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: May 20, 2014
Beltrami County Human Services
616 America Avenue NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Agency Contact:
Robin Schmidt 218-333-8317

Building the Past and Present (six hours)

Date: April 26, 2014
Cass Lake High School
208 Central Avenue
Cass Lake, MN 56633
Agency Contact:
Robin Schmidt 218-333-8317

Caring for Children who have Experienced Trauma (14 hours)

Dates: March 8, 2014 (Part 1), March 22, 2014 (Part 2)
Dakota County Western Services Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Agency Contact:
Diane Stang 952-891-7487

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: June 5, 2014
Dakota County Western Services Center
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Agency Contact:
Diane Stang 952-891-7487

Diffusing Crisis Situations Safely and Sanely (six hours)

Date: March 8, 2014
Douglas County Public Works Building
526 Willow Drive
Alexandria, MN 56308
Agency Contact:
Jennifer McLaughlin 320-762-3814

Working with Adolescents (six hours)

Date: April 26, 2014
Douglas County Public Works Building
526 Willow Drive
Alexandria, MN 56308
Agency Contact:
Jennifer McLaughlin 320-762-3814

Caring for Children who have Experienced Trauma (14 hours)

Dates: March 15, 2014 (Part 2)
Hennepin County Public Health Department
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Andrea Lazo Rice 612-348-2249

Abusive Head Trauma/SIDS (two hours)

Date: April 14, 2014
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Andrea Lazo-Rice 651-348-2249

Significance of Substance Abuse on Families (three hours)

Date: April 5, 2014
McLeod County Solid Waste Management Building
1065 5th Avenue SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Agency Contact:
Brenda Sandquist 320-864-1301

Abusive Head Trauma/SIDS (two hours)

Date: May 8, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Abusive Head Trauma/SIDS (two hours)

Date: June 26, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Introduction to Mental Health for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: March 13, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Introduction to Mental Health for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: May 13, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Introduction to Mental Health for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: June 12, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Introduction to FASD for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: May 27, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: March 5, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Abusive Head Trauma/SIDS (two hours)

Date: March 11, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Caring for Children who have Experienced Trauma (14 hours)

Dates: April 22, 2014 (Part 1), April 29, 2014 (Part 2)
Ramsey County Human Services

Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Significance of Substance Abuse on Families (three hours)

Date: June 4, 2014
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Mai Moua 651-266-4212

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: March 15, 2014
Red Lake Children and Family Services
15816 Main Avenue
Red Lake, MN 56671
Agency Contact:
Gloria Jourdain 218-679-1679

Introduction to FASD for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: March 15, 2014
Red Lake Children and Family Services
15816 Main Avenue
Red Lake, MN 56671
Agency Contact:
Gloria Jourdain 218-679-1679

Understanding and Building Attachment (six hours)

Dates: April 8, 2014 (Part 1 - Rice), April 15, 2014 (Part 2 - Steele)
Rice County Social Services
320 NW Third Street
Faribault, MN 55021

Steele County Human Services
630 Florence Avenue
Owatonna, MN 55060

Agency Contact: Cheryl Marek 507-332-5964 (Rice), or Tracy Ruiter 507-444-7544 (Steele)

Introduction to Mental Health for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: April 5, 2014
Southwest Mental Health and Human Services
607 W. Main Street, Suite 100
Marshall, MN 56258
Agency Contact:
Sharon Fried 507-532-1217 or Scott Winter 507-836-6144

Introduction to Mental Health for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: May 3, 2014
Southwest Mental Health and Human Services
1091 Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone, MN 55164
Agency Contact:
Sharon Fried 507-532-1217 or Scott Winter 507-836-6144

Caring for Children who have Experienced Trauma (14 hours)

Dates: March 11, 2014 (Part 3), April 8, 2014 (Part 4), May 6, 2014 (Part 5)
Washington County Government Center
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Agency Contact:
Anne Fildes 651-275-7259

Understanding and Building Attachment (six hours)

Date: March 13, 2014 (Part 2)
Wright County Government Center
10 2nd Street NW
Buffalo, MN 55318
Agency Contact:
Jill Marzean 763-682-7484

Diffusing Crisis (six hours)

Dates: April 1, 2014 (Part 1), April 22, 2014 (Part 2)
Wright County Government Center
10 2nd Street NW
Buffalo, MN 55313
Agency Contact:
Jill Marzean 763-682-7484

Significance of Substance Abuse on Families (three hours)

Date: May 8, 2014
Wright County Government Center
10 Second Street NW, Room 120 A/B
Buffalo, MN 55313
Agency Contact:
Jill Marzean 763-682-7484

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: June 12, 2014
Wright County Government Center
10 Second Street NW, Room 120 A/B
Buffalo, MN 55313
Agency Contact:
Jill Marzean 763-682-7484

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