Children’s Disaster Services

2015 workshop dates and locations

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Have questions? Find out more about CDS workshops, including what to expect and what to bring.

LaVerne, California
February 21-22, 2015

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

Local contact: Kathy Benson
Telephone: 909-837-7103

Register online

Irvine, California
March 5-6, 2015

St. Mark Church
17840 Sky Park Circle
Irvine, CA 92614

Local Contacts: Diana LaRusso and Vicki McGuinness
Telephones: 714-541-7804 and 714-724-1230 and

Register online

Wallingford, Connecticut
April 17-18, 2015

First Congregational Church of Wallingford
23 South Main Street
Wallingford, CT 06492

Local Contact: Eloise Hazelwood, Wallingford Director of Health
Telephone: 203-294-2065

Register online

Latrobe, Pennsylvania
April 24-25, 2015

Latrobe United Methodist Church
440 Main St Latrobe PA. 15650

Local Contact: Deb Ciocco
Telephone: 724-331-0628

Register online

Boynton Beach, FL
April 24-25, 2015

First United Methodist Church of Boynton Beach
101 North Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beachm FL 33435

Local Contact: Linda Kistler
Telephone: 724-309-8111

Register online

Special Partnership Workshop-—May 21, 2015
Child Life Specialist National Conference, pre-conference session, Cincinnati, Ohio.
This session is only available to Child Life Specialists.
For more info, contact Kathy Fry-Miller

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