Children’s Disaster Services

Workshop dates and locations

CDS Cincinatti Training
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Independence, Missouri
February 3 - 4, 2017

Training Location:
Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
2820 S. 291 Frontage Rd.
Independence, MO 64057

Local Contact: Linda Chase
Jackson County Emergency Preparedness

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LaVerne, California
February 25 - 26, 2017

LaVerne Church of the Brethren
2425 E. Street
LaVerne, CA 91750

Local Contact: Kathy Benson
Telephone: 909-593-4868

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Sebring, Florida
March 3 - 4, 2017

Sebring Church of the Brethren
700 S Pine St
Sebring, FL 33870

Local contact: Terry Smalley
Telephone: 863-253-1098

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Dallas, Texas
March 25 , 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.

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

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