Minnesota Child Welfare Training System

Resource Families

Current Training Schedule – for Resource Families

Pre-service Trainings

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

Training Dates:
Module 2: February 25, 2016
Module 3: March 8, 2016
Module 4: April 2, 2016
Module 5: April 21, 2016
Module 6: May 3, 2016
Module 7: May 19, 2016
Module 8: September 20, 2016
Module 9: October 8, 2016
Module 10: October 13, 2016
Module 11: November 1, 2016
Module 12: November 8, 2016
Agency Contact:
Teresa Pfaff 763-422-7144

Beltrami County Community Services
20616 America Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Training Dates:
Module 6: January 14, 2016
Module 7: January 21, 2016
Module 8: February 18, 2016
Module 9: March 3, 2016
Module 10: March 24, 2016
Module 11: April 28, 2016
Module 12: May 12, 2016
Agency Contact:
Robin Schmidt 218-333-8317

Benton/Mille Lacs Counties
Benton County Human Services

21531 Dewey Street
Foley, MN 56329
Mille Lacs County Community and Veterans Services

525-2nd Street S.E.
Milaca, MN 56353

Training Dates:
Module 10: January 7, 2016 (Benton)
Agency Contacts:
Jill Nettestad 320-968-5131 (Benton)
Jenn Fronk 320-983-8226 (Mille Lacs)

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

Training Dates:
Module 1: March 17, 2016
Modules 2/3: March 19, 2016
Module 4: April 12, 2016
Modules 5/6: April 16, 2016
Module 7: April 28, 2016
Modules 8/9: May 14, 2016
Module 10: May 17, 2016
Module 11: May 19, 2016
Module 12: May 24, 2016
Agency Contact
: Janice Melton 952-361-1698

Chisago/Pine Counties
Chisago County Health and Human Services

6133 – 402nd Street
North Branch, MN 55056
Pine County Health and Human Services

635 Northridge Drive NW
Pine City, MN 55063

Training Dates:
Module 12: January 11, 2016 (Chisago)
Agency Contacts:
Laurie Karp 651-213-5611 (Chisago)
Nikki Wiener 320-591-1614 (Pine)

Fond du Lac Human Services
927 Trettel Lane
Cloquet, MN 55720

Training Dates:
Module 1: January 20, 2016
Module 2: February 25, 2016
Module 3: March 16, 2016
Module 4: April; 7, 2016
Module 5: April 21, 2016
Module 6: May 19, 2016
Module 7: June 16, 2016
Module 8: August 4, 2016
Module 9: September 22, 2016
Module 10: October 20, 2016
Module 11: November 17, 2016
Module 12: December 15, 2016
Agency Contact
: Kerrie Sorenson 218-878-3773

Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Training Dates:
Modules 1/2: January 16, 2016
Modules 3/4: January 23, 2016
Modules 5/6: January 30, 2016
Modules 7/8: February 6, 2016
Modules 9/10 February 20, 2016
Modules 11/12: February 27, 2016
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

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

Training Dates:
Module 12: January 5, 2016
Module 1: March 1, 2016
Module 2: March 10, 2016
Module 3: March 15, 2016
Module 4: March 29, 2016
Module 5: April 4, 2016
Module 6: April 6, 2016
Module 7: April 12, 2016
Module 8: April 18, 2016
Module 9: April 25, 2016
Module 10: May 3, 2016
Module 11: May 9, 2016
Module 12: May 17, 2016
Agency Contact:
Deb Ostlund 320-231-7800, Ext. 2460

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

McLeod County Solid Waste Management Building
1065 – 5th Avenue SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350

Training Dates:
Module 5: January 19, 2016 (Glencoe)
Module 6: February 9, 2016 (Hutchinson)
Module 7: March 15, 2016 (Glencoe)
Module 8: April 26, 2016 (Hutchinson)
Module 9: May 17, 2016 (Glencoe)
Module 10: September 27, 2016 (Hutchinson)
Module 11: October 25, 2016 (Glencoe)
Module 12: November 15, 2016 (Hutchinson)
Agency Contact:
Brenda Sandquist 320-864-1301

MN Department of Human Services (VPC Broadcast to Norman, Pennington, Polk & Roseau)
444 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155

Training Dates:
Module 9: January 25, 2016
Agency Contacts:
Michelle Mathsen 218-784-5400 (Norman)
Alia Cota 218-681-2880 (Pennington)
Jackie Jeffrey 218-399-8536 (Polk)
Karen Olson 218-463-2411 (Roseau)

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

Training Dates:
Module 1: January 7, 2016
Module 2: January 12, 2016
Module 3: January 21, 2016
Module 4: January 28, 2016
Module 5: February 2, 2016
Module 6: February 18, 2016
Module 7: February 23, 2016
Module 8: March 1, 2016
Module 9: March 3, 2016
Module 10: March 17, 2016
Module 11: March 24, 2016
Module 12: March 29, 2016
Agency Contact:
Beverly Bodom 651-266-0129

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:
Modules 11/12: January 9, 2016 (Rice)
Agency Contacts:
Cheryl Marek 507-332-5964 (Rice)
Billie Frantesl 507-431-5709 (Steele)

Sherburne County Government Center
13880 Business Center Drive
Elk River, MN 55330

Training Dates:
Modules 1/2: February 20, 2016
Modules 3/4: March 19, 2016
Modules 5/6: April 23, 2016
Modules 7/8: October 1, 2016
Modules 9/10: October 29, 2016
Modules 11/12: November 19, 2016
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 1: January 13, 2016
Module 2: January 25, 2016
Module 3: January 26, 2016
Module 4: February 2, 2016
Module 5: February 8, 2016
Module 6: February 9, 2016
Module 7: February 16, 2016
Module 8: February 22, 2016
Module 9: February 29, 2016
Module 10: March 2, 2016
Module 11: March 7, 2016
Module 12: March 9, 2016
Agency Contact:
Karyn Groenewold 507-532-6747

Washington County Government Center
14949 – 62nd St. North
Stillwater, MN 55082

Training Dates:
Module 5: January 6, 2016
Module 6: February 1, 2016
Module 7: March 2, 2016
Module 8: April 4, 2016
Module 9: May 4, 2016
Module 10: June 6, 2016
Modules 11/12: June 22, 2016
Agency Contact:
Suzanne Pollack 651-430-6476

Wright County Human Services Government Center
10 – 2nd Street
Buffalo, MN 55316

Training Dates:
Module 5: January 14, 2016
Module 9: February 18, 2016
Agency Contact:
Marisa Ferguson 763-682-7487

Specialized and Related Training

SUIDS/AHT (two hours)

Date: April 4, 2016
Aitkin County Health and Human Services
204 – 1st Street NW
Aitkin, MN 56431
Agency Contact:
Deb Jensen 218-927-7200

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: March 17, 2016
Blue Earth County Human Services
450 Syndicate St N410 South 5th Street
Mankato, MN 56002
Agency Contact:
Joanna Petersen 507-304-4167

Introduction to FASD for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: May 16, 2016
Chisago County Human Services
6133 – 402nd Street
North Branch, MN 55056
Agency Contact:
Laurie Karp 651-213-5611 (Chisago)
Nikki Wiener 320-591-1614 (Pine)

Introduction to FASD for Resource Families (three hours)

Date: January 28, 2016
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: January 13, 2016
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: February 25, 2016
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Understanding and Building Attachment (six hours)

Dates: March 9, 2016 (Part 1), March 10, 2016 (Part 2)
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (fourteen hours)

Dates: March 5, 2016 (Part 1), March 12, 2016 (Part 2)
Hennepin County Health Services Building.
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 56415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Diffusing Crisis Situations Safely and Sanely (six hours)

Dates: February 24, 2016 (Part 1), March 2, 2016 (Part 2)
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: January 27, 2016
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Working with Adolescents (six hours)
Date: March 19, 2016
Hennepin County Health Services Building
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: March 14, 2016
Pine County Department of Human Services (Pine/Chisago)
635 Northridge Dr. NW
Pine City, MN 55063
Agency Contact:
Nikki Wiener 320-591-1614 (Pine)
Laurie Karp 651-213-5611 (Chisago)

SUIDS/AHT (two hours)

Date: February 9, 2016
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Beverly Bodom 651-266-0129

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: February 11, 2016
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Beverly Bodom 651-266-0129

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: March 16, 2016
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Beverly Bodom 651-266-0129

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (fourteen hours)

Dates: March 1, 2016 (Part 1), March 8, 2016 (Part 2), March 15, 2016 (Part 3), March 22, 2016 (Part 4)
St. Louis County Government Services Center
320 W. 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55792
Agency Contact:
Nichole Rahman 218-726-2244

Understanding Poverty (six hours)

Dates: April 5, 2016 (Part 1), April 6, 2016 (Part 2)
St. Louis County Government Services Center
320 W. 2nd Street
Duluth, MN 55792
Agency Contact:
Nichole Rahman 218-726-2244

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: February 25, 2016
Scott County Health and Human Services Government Center
200 4th Avenue West
Shakopee, MN 55379
Agency Contact:
Julie Malecha 952-496-8728

Diffusing Crisis Situations Safely and Sanely (six hours)

Dates: March 8, 2016 (Part 1), April 12, 2016 (Part 2)
Washington County Government Center
14949 – 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Agency Contact:
Suzanne Pollack 651-430-6476

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: April 14, 2016
Wright County Government Center
10 – 2nd Street NW
Buffalo, MN 55316
Agency Contact:
Marisa Ferguson 763-682-7487

Understanding and Building Attachment (six hours)

Dates: May 19, 2016 (Part 1), June 16, 2016 (Part 2)
Wright County Government Center
10 – 2nd Street NW
Buffalo, MN 55316
Agency Contact:
Marisa Ferguson 763-682-7487


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