Foster Parent Training

Foundation Foster Parent Training for all County and Tribal licensed Foster Parents*

Foundation Foster Parent Training
This training is designed to develop your knowledge and skills as a foster parent. It is a companion piece to the Pre-Placement Training and expands on the concepts introduced there. It is expected that foster parents have completed Pre-Placement Training before attending Foundation Training.

Foundation Foster Parent training totals 30 hours, split into ten 3-hour sessions. Attending each module listed below meets the required 30 hours. Note, module 4 consists of two sessions. Both parts 4a and 4b are required. Each module is available in various locations. Choose the option that works best for you.

Fee: there is no cost for county or tribal licensed foster parents to attend foster parent foundation training sessions. For those licesned by private foster care agencies there is a $50 per session fee.

Click on the Module name to be taken to that module.
Module 1 - Module 2 - Module 3 - Module 4a - Module 4b - Module 5 - Module 6 - Module 7 - Module 8 - Module 9

To register

In order to register for training sessions, please click on the button below to go to the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (WCWPDS) website to access PDS Online. Once you reach the WCWPDS website, you will click on the “PDS Online Go” button in order to login and register for pre-placement and foundation training modules and sessions.  Once you reach the PDS Online system, you will be able to search training sessions  by title by typing it in the search box in the upper right corner.  Complete instructions for logging in and registering for training sessions are available on the WCWPDS website via the button below.

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Click on the location name to find the address and direction information.
Module 1 - Partners in Permanency
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, January 14, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 1/6/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Tuesday, January 21, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 133 N/A 1/13/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, February 8, 2014
9:00am - Noon
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard B109 30 minute lunch on your own 1/31/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00am - Noon
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   30 minute lunch on your own 4/18/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Tuesday, April 29, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 4/21/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 2 - Cultural Dynamics in Placement
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, January 21, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 1/13/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Thursday, January 23, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 133 N/A 1/15/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, February 8, 2014
12:30 - 3:30pm
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard B109 N/A 1/31/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, April 26, 2014
12:30 - 3:30pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 4/18/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Saturday, May 3, 2014
9:30am - 12:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room 30 minute lunch on your own 4/25/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 3 - Maintaining Family Connectedness
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, January 28, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 1/20/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Tuesday, January 28, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 133 N/A 1/20/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, February 22, 2014
9:00am - Noon
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard B109 30 minute lunch on your own 2/14/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Monday, April 28, 2014
6:00 - 9:00pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 4/20/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 - 4:00pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 4/25/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 4a - Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 1
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, Feburary 4, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 1/27/14
A2 Portage County Library, Stevens Point Saturday, February 1, 2014
9:30am - 12:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Pinery Room 30 minute lunch on your own 1/24/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, February 22, 2014
12:30 - 3:30pm
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard B109 N/A 2/14/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:00 - 9:00pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 4/29/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/6//14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 4b - Dynamics of Abuse and Neglect Part 2
PreReq - Module 4a
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, Feburary 11, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 2/3/14
A2 Portage County Library, Stevens Point Saturday, February 1, 2014
1:00 - 4:00pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Pinery Room N/A 1/24/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, March 8, 2014
9:00am – Noon
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard B109 30 minute lunch on your own 2/28/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Thursday, May 8, 2014
6:00 - 9:00pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 4/30/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/7/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 5 - The Impact of Maltreatment on Child Development
PreReq - Module 4a and 4b
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, Feburary 18, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 2/10/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Tuesday, February 4, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 133 N/A 1/27/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, March 8, 2014
12:30 – 3:30pm
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard Room B109 N/A 2/28/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:00am – Noon
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   30 minute lunch on your own 5/9/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Wednesday, May 21, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/13/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 6 - Attachment
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, Feburary 25, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 2/17/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Monday, February 10, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 133 N/A 2/2/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, March 22, 2014
9:00am – Noon
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard Room B109 30 minute lunch on your own 3/14/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, May 17, 2014
12:30 – 3:30pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 5/9/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Thursday, May 22, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/14/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 7 - Separation and Placement
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, March 4, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 2/24/14
A2 Midstate Technical College, Stevens Point Wednesday, February 12, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Room 165 N/A 2/4/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, March 22, 2014
12:30 – 3:30pm
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard Room B109 N/A 3/14/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Wednesday, May 28, 2014
6:00 - 9:00pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 5/20/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Tuesday, June 3, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/26/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 8 - Guidance and Positive Discipline
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, March 11, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 3/3/14
A2 Portage County Library, Stevens Point Saturday, February 15, 2014
9:30am - 12:30pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Pinery Room 30 minute lunch on your own 2/7/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, April 5, 2014
9:00am – Noon
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard Room B109 30 minute lunch on your own 3/28/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, June 7, 2014
9:00am – Noon
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   30 minute lunch on your own 5/30/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Wednesday, June 4, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 5/27/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Module 9 - The Effects of Fostering on Your Family
Series Location Date/Time Trainer(s) Information Meal Registration Deadline
A1 Kress Family Library, DePere Tuesday, March 18, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Kristin Lampe and Michelle Paustian Emil & Gail Fischer Room N/A 3/10/14
A2 Portage County Library, Stevens Point Saturday, February 15, 2014
1:00 - 4:00pm
Deborah Kuehn and Elizabeth Stern Pinery Room N/A 2/7/14
A3 Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Saturday, April 5, 2014
12:30 – 3:30pm
Patty Baker and Cheryl Richard Room B109 N/A 3/28/14
A4 New View Industries, Gillett Saturday, June 7, 2014
12:30 – 3:30pm
Carl Blomwillis and Elizabeth Stern   N/A 5/30/14
A5 Menasha Public Library, Menasha Monday, June 9, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Susan Seidl and Elizabeth Stern Company E Room N/A 6/1/14
A6 Green Bay Check back for more information
A7 Wausau Check back for more information
A8 Oshkosh Check back for more information
A9 Appleton Check back for more information
Rhinelander This training is being offered through the Western Wisconsin Partnership.
For more information visit their website http://www.uwrf.edu/WesternWisconsinPartnership/


Child Care: Child care is not provided by NEW Partnership. Please check with your Foster Care Coordinator to make child care arrangements.

* Privately licensed Foster Parents - Please see your licenser regarding Foundation Foster Parent training.

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