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, MAR. 28

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking & Its Impact on Children in Care
Ankeny, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

From Fear to Love:
Beyond Consequences II

Mason City, 9am-4:30pm (FREE CLASS)

Connect the Dots:
Emotions to Behaviors

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

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and
Listen So Kids Will Talk

Sioux City, 1:30pm-4:45pm (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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Current News

 

Job Opening at IFAPA

PROGRAM ASSISTANT NEEDED
IFAPA is currently accepting applicants for a Program Assistant. If interested, please view the JOB DESCRIPTION and submit a resume and an APPLICATION to be considered. If you have questions about this position, please contact Kaci O’Day-Goldstein (515-289-4567 Ext. 6). 
Application deadline is Mar. 27, 2015

 

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Planning for Successful Transitions Conferences

Preparing Youth for Adult Living, Learning and Working

IFAPA is thrilled to announce that we have partnered with ASK Resource Center to provide five mini-conferences for parents, youth (ages 13 & up), social workers, educators and anyone else who is interested in learning more about permanency and transitioning issues. These conferences will be held at five different locations in Iowa: Council Bluffs (4/18); Des Moines (5/2); Cedar Rapids (5/16); Cedar Falls (6/13). There is no cost to attend, breakfast and lunch are provided and there is a $25 travel stipend per family. VIEW CONFERENCE FLYER
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