Children’s Disaster Services

Workshop dates and locations

CDS Cincinatti Training
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McPherson, Kansas
April 28 - 29, 2017

McPherson Church of the Brethren
200 N Carrie St
McPherson, KS 67460

Local contact: Jerry Bowen
Telephone: 620-241-1109

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New York, New York
September 16 , 2017

This is a specialized training for Child Life Professionals.
If you are a Child Life Specialist, please contact Katie Nees,, for information on how to register.

Bridgewater, Virginia
September 22 - 23, 2017

Bridgewater Church of the Brethren
420 College View Dr.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Local contact: Gladys Remnant
Telephone: 540-810-4999

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Jacksonville, Florida
September 29 - 30, 2017

Florida Christian Center
1115 Edgewater South
Jacksonville, FL 32205

Local contact: Tina Christian, CDS Gulf Coast Coordinator
Telephone: 561-475-6602

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CDS workshops, including what to expect and what to bring.

For more information, contact:

Children’s Disaster Services, 
800-451-4407, option 5

In lieu of online registration, you may print out and mail the registration form:
Volunteer Workshop Registration Form (PDF)


  • $45.00 - early registration fee includes all meals, curriculum, and one overnight
  • $55.00 - late registration fee when mailed less than three weeks before
  • $25.00 - retraining fee

Workshops are limited to 25 persons, so please register early.

Workshops are scheduled throughout the year. To be notified of upcoming workshops, please send an e-mail with your name, address, and e-mail address to:

For more information contact:
Children's Disaster Services, 800-451-4407, ext. 5