Children’s Disaster Services schedules training workshops for 2019




CDS volunteers aid children affected by Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Fla.
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CDS volunteers aid children affected by Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Fla.

Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) has announced its 2019 training workshop calendar for the year. An online map of locations and dates is linked at www.brethren.org/cds/training/dates.html . Go to www.brethren.org/cds for more information and to register for a workshop.

Here are the 2019 workshop dates and locations:

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Feb. 22-23 a standard training will be held at United Presbyterian Church in Oakdale, Pa. Registration is open.

March 1-2 a standard training will be held at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding, Calif. Registration is open.

March 23-24 a standard training will be held at La Verne (Calif.) Church of the Brethren. Registration is open.

April 10-11 a Child Life Specific (CLS) training will be held in Chicago, Ill. Registration is open.

April 12-13 a standard training will be held at Manchester University in North Manchester, Ind. Registration is open.

May 2 a one-day intensive training will be held at NYDIS Offices in New York, N.Y. Registration is open.

Sept. 20-21 a standard training will be held at Oak Grove Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Va. Registration will open later this spring.

Sept. 20-21 a standard training will be held at Fourway Baptist Church in Fort Lupton, Colo. Registration will open later this spring.

Oct. 11-12 a standard training will be held at Fruit and Flower Child Care Center in Portland, Ore. Registration will open later this spring.

Oct. 18-19 a standard training will be held in Omaha, Neb. Registration will open later this spring.

In October a Child Life Specific (CLS) training will be held in Tampa, Fla. Registration will open later this spring.

Cost to attend a workshop is $45 for early registration, including all meals, curriculum, and one overnight stay; $55 for late registration when mailed less than three weeks before the start of the workshop; or $25 retraining fee for CDS volunteers.

For more information go to www.brethren.org/cds or contact Children’s Disaster Services at CDS@Brethren.org or 800-451-4407 option 5.

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