Minnesota Child Welfare Training System

Resource Families

Current Training Schedule for Resource Families

Pre-service Trainings

Aitkin County Health and Human Services
2014 1st Street NW
Aitkin, MN 56431

Training Dates:
Module 12: August 4, 2015
Agency Contact:
Deb Jensen 218-927-7200

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 3: August 20, 2015 (Mille Lacs)
Module 4: September 17, 2015 (Benton)
Module 6: October 15, 2015 (Mille Lacs)
Module 7: November 12, 2015 (Benton)
Module 9: December 3, 2015 (Mille Lacs)
Module 10: January 7, 2016 (Benton)
Agency Contacts:
Jill Nettestad 320-968-5131 (Benton)
Jenn Fronk 320-983-8226 (Mille Lacs)

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 10: September 14, 2015 (Chisago)
Module 11: November 8, 2015 (Pine)
Module 12: January 11, 2016 (Chisago)
Agency Contacts:
Laurie Karp 651-213-5611 (Chisago)
Nikki Wiener 320-591-1614 (Pine)

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

Training Dates:
Module 1: September 17, 2015
Module 2: September 24, 2015
Module 3: October 1, 2015
Module 4/5: October 3, 2015
Module 6: October 8, 2015
Module 7: October 29, 2015
Module 8: November 5, 2015
Module 9: November 10, 2015
Module 10: November 19, 2015
Module 11: December 3, 2015
Module 12: December 10, 2015
Agency Contact
: Diane Stang 952-891-7487

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

Training Dates:
Module 8: August 3, 2015
Module 9: September 7, 2015
Module 10: October 5, 2015
Module 11: November 2, 2015
Module 12: December 7, 2015
Agency Contact:
Kerrie Sorenson 218-878-3773

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

Training Dates:
Module 8: August 5, 2015
Modules 9/10: August 15, 2015
Modules 11/12: August 22, 2015
Agency Contact:
Lucius Luther 612-348-2249

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

Training Dates:
Module 1: September 14, 2015
Module 2: September 21, 2015
Module 3: September 29, 2015
Module 4: October 12, 2015
Module 5: October 21, 2015
Module 6: October 26, 2015
Module 7: October 28, 2015
Module 8: November 2, 2015
Module 9: November 9, 2015
Module 10: November 16, 2015
Module 11: November 23, 2015
Module 12: December 1, 2015
Agency Contact:
Deb Ostlund 320-231-7800, Ext. 2460

Koochiching County Community Services
1000 5th Street
International Falls, MN 56649

Training Dates:
Module 10: September 17, 2015
Module 11: October 19, 2015
Module 12: November 16, 2015
Agency Contact:
Derek Lunser 218-283-7014

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 1: September 22, 2015 (Glencoe)
Module 2: October 22, 2015 (Hutchinson)
Module 3: November 17, 2015 (Glencoe)
Module 4: December 15, 2015 (Hutchinson)
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:
Amy Berry 320-864-1313

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

Training Dates:
Module 8: August 6, 2015
Module 9: August 26, 2015
Module 10: September 9, 2015
Module 11: September 30, 2015
Module 12: October 27, 2015
Module 1: September 3, 2015
Module 2: October 12, 2015
Module 3: November 23, 2015
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

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 1: September 15, 2015 (Rice)
Module 2: September 29, 2015 (Steele)
Module 3/4: October 24, 2015 (Rice)
Module 5: November 3, 2015 (Steele)
Module 6: November 12, 2015 (Rice)
Module 7/8: November 14, 2015 (Steele)
Module 9: December 1, 2015 (Rice)
Module 10: December 8, 2015 (Steele)
Module 11/12: January 9, 2016 (Rice)
Agency Contacts:
Cheryl Marek (Rice) 507-332-5964
(Steele) 507-444-7544

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

Training Dates:
Modules 7/8: September 12, 2015
Modules 9/10: October 24, 2015
Modules 11/12: November 14, 2015
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: August 18, 2015
Module 2: August 20, 2015
Module 3: August 24, 2015
Module 4: September 1, 2015
Module 5: September 9, 2015
Module 6: September 28, 2015
Module 7: September 30, 2015
Module 8: October 5, 2015
Module 9: October 6, 2015
Module 10: October 13, 2015
Module 11: October 19, 2015
Module 12: October 20, 2015
Agency Contact:
Sharon Fried 507-337-0205 or Scott Winter 507-836-6144

Specialized and Related Training

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (fourteen hours)

Dates: August 14, 2015 (Part 1), August 15, 2015 (Part 2)
Becker County Human Services and Community Health
712 Minnesota Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
Agency Contact:
Joni Wohlwend 218-847-5628

Diffusing Crisis (six hours)

Dates: September 26, 2015
Becker County Human Services
712 Minnesota Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN
Agency Contact:
Joni Wohlwend 218-847-5628

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: September 24, 2015
Crow Wing County Land Services Bldg.
322 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Agency Contact:
Bob Backberg 218-824-1370

Building the Past and Present (six hours)

Dates: August 1, 2015
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: August 12, 2015
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: August 15, 2015
McLeod County Solid Waste Building
1065 5th Avenue SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Agency Contact:
Amy Berry 320-864-1313

Understanding and Building Attachment (six hours)

Date: August 3, 2015 (Part 1), August 17, 2015 (Part 2)
Broadcast VPC to Norman, Pennington, Polk and Roseau Counties
Agency Contacts:
Norman County: Michelle Mathsen 218-784-5400
Pennington County: Alia Cota 218-681-2880
Polk County: Jackie Jeffrey 218-399-8536
Roseau County: Karen Olson 218-463-2411

Concurrent Permanency Planning (three hours)

Date: September 22, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

SUIDS/AHT (two hours)

Date: August 11, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

SUIDS/AHT (two hours)

Date: September 17, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: August 12, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Introduction to Mental Health (three hours)

Date: September 1, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Family Reunification thru Visitation (three hours)

Date: September 8, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Introduction to FASD (three hours)

Date: August 26, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: September 10, 2015
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (fourteen hours)

Dates: August 13, 2015 (Part 1), August 20, 2015 (Part 2)
Ramsey County Human Services
Bigelow Building
450 Syndicate St N
St. Paul, MN 55104
Agency Contact:
Inas Elansary 651-266-4212

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (fourteen hours)

Dates: September 26, 2015 (Part 1), October 3, 2015 (Part 2)
Scott County Government Center
200 4th Avenue West
Shakopee, MN 55379
Agency Contact:
Julie Malecha 952-496-8728

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: August 27, 2015
Washington County Community Services
14949 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Agency Contact:
Suzanne Pollack 651-430-6476

Significance of Substance Abuse (three hours)

Date: August 13, 2015
Wright County Human Services
10 2nd Street NW, Room 120 A/B
Buffalo, MN 55316
Agency Contact:
Marisa Ferguson 763-682-7494

Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (three hours)

Date: September 10, 2015
Wright County Human Services
10 2nd Street NW, Room 120 A/B
Buffalo, MN 55316
Agency Contact:
Marisa Ferguson 763-682-7494

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