IFAPA - A Resource for Iowa’s Foster, Adoptive & Kinship Families

For over 40 years, the Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents Association has been serving as a resource to foster, adoptive and kinship families in Iowa. IFAPA is a non-profit organization that empowers, supports and advocates for these families. Membership with IFAPA is free for Iowa's foster, adoptive and kinship families.
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IFAPA Workshops for Foster & Adoptive Parents & Workers

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Grrr...I Am Just So Mad: Helping Young Children Deal with Their Anger*
Ames, 9am-12:15pm (FREE CLASS)

CPR & First Aid
Ames, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST $50)

What Are You Trying to Tell Me? Responding Effectively to Troubling Behaviors*
Cedar Rapids, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

Utilizing the NURTURED HEART
APPROACH in Helping Children
with Challenging Behaviors
*
Davenport, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

CPR & First Aid
Mason City, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST $50)

Mandatory Child Abuse
Reporter Training

Sioux City, 9am-12:15pm (FREE CLASS)

CPR & First Aid
Sioux City, 1:15pm-5:30pm (COST $50)

TUESDAY, SEPT. 15

It's Not About You: Back to School
Ottumwa, 6pm-8pm (FREE CLASS)

THURSDAY, SEPT. 17

It's Not About You: Invisible Suitcase
Sheldon, 6pm-8pm (FREE CLASS)

To register for one of the above classes,
call 800-277-8145 ext. 1 or register here.
* Classes also approved for SW CEUs

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Fall Trainings

Fall Training Schedule

23 Locations + New Evening Classes
Check out IFAPA's fall training brochure to find new trainings in new locations and on new days of the week!
VIEW TRAINING BROCHURE

 

Conference

October 16 & 17 - Waterloo

IFAPA invites you to join us October 16 and 17, 2015 for our fall conference at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Foster, adoptive and kinship parents as well as any interested professional are welcome to attend. Social worker CEUs available.
VIEW BROCHURE | REGISTER ONLINE

 

Shirts

IFAPA CLOTHING SALE

IFAPA has the following "Keep Calm and Foster On" clothing for sale.

Short Sleeve Tshirt
$15 per shirt - Adult Sizes Small to 5X

Long Sleeve Tshirt
$20 per shirt - Adult Sizes Small to 5X

Hooded Sweatshirt
$25 per shirt - Adult Sizes Small to 5X

Clothing order will be placed on Aug. 31. Shirts will be available for pick up in early Sept. at IFAPA in Ankeny (IFAPA will notify you when they are available to pick up). If you opt to have your order shipped to you there is a shipping cost of $2 per clothing item. PLACE AN ORDER

 



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