Saline County Poverty Simulation 2015 Posted Date:  03/01/15
Can you help fight poverty in Saline County? Come and learn how!
Saturday, March 28, 1-5 p.m. in the College Center at KSU-Salina
Cost is $20/person & Social Workers wanting CEUs $25
College students in Saline County are Free!

The simulation - an eye opening experience is intended to increase
understanding of the issues faced every day by people struggling to make ends meet

Participants assume the roles of members of low income families-
from single parents trying to care for their children to senior citizens
trying to maintain their independence on Social Security.

Contact Circles of the Heartland
1201 W. Walnut * Salina, KS 67401 * (785)827-6731
or Saint Francis Community Services' marketing department for
registration information!

Kansas Foster and Adopt Parent Training Classes Posted Date:  01/13/15

The Kansas program for licensing caregivers interested in foster parenting called "TIPS-MAPP" begins January in many Saint Francis service areas across the state.

 These classes prepare you to make an informed decision about becoming a resource for children in foster care or our adoption program. They develop skills necessary to stabilize a kid who has seen challenging situations within their homes, possibly abuse and often neglect.

 Be a model to the parents of these children by showing effective parenting and discipline.
 Be a model of communication, self esteem, health, and well-being to children in the foster system so they know they can be successful emotionally, behaviorally, professionally- actually, in... every way.

MAPP classes are the first step to becoming a Saint Francis Community Services Foster Parent. Below is a list of dates on which the 1st of 10 week course is held. Must attend all classes. Call your worker for details and registration information - 866-999-1599

2/10/2015 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Dodge City (Ford County Sheriff’s office training room 11311 East Comanche)
2/10/2015 6:00 PM 2/10/2015 9:00 PM

2/26/2015 6:00 PM 2/26/2015 9:00 PM

9:00 AM 2/28/2015 12:00 PM



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