MAPP TRAININGS

The events listed below are either sponsored by MARE or by other organizations. MARE is not responsible for changes made to the event listings for other organizations. For each event, please note the sponsoring organization and appropriate contact to direct questions and comments. For any MARE event, please call 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or 1-800-882-1176 for more information.

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MAPP Training at The Home for Little Wanderers
50 Redfield Street, Suite 306, Dorchester, MA
6/3, 6/5, 6/10, 6/12, 6/17, 6/19, 6/24, 6/26, 6/29
Tues & Thurs 6-9pm, Saturday 10-4pm
MAPP training for prospective adoptive parents only. Attendance at all dates necessary. A pre-screening process is required, including criminal background checks which take time. Contact person: Karin Gemeinhardt, Phone # : 617-264-5368
     
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MAPP Training at Cambridge Family & Children's Service
60 Gore St., Cambridge, MA 02141
June 10, 14, 17, 24, 28 and July 8, 12
Tuesdays: 6-9pm, Saturdays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information, or to apply to Cambridge Family & Children's Service, please contact Sarah Medrano-Palmer, Clinical Coordinator for Family Services at 617-876-4210. In order to enroll in MAPP training, you must complete an application. Applications are processed on a first come-first serve basis and will be accepted until May 19, 2014.
     
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MAPP Training at Bright Futures Adoption Center
5 Broadview Street, Acton, MA 01720
Mondays & Wednesdays: June 23, June 25, June 30, July 2, July 7, July 9, July 14, July 16, July 21 and July 23
6-9 PM
For more information, contact Karen B. Cheyney, Program Director at 978-263-5400.

     
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MAPP Training at Lutheran Social Services - NEW DATES
14 East Worcester Street, Suite 300, Worcester, MA
September 6, September 13, September 20, September 27 and October 4, 2014
9am-3:30pm
For more information, please contact Michelle Horne at mhorne@lssne.org or 774-243-3957.

     
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MAPP Training at MSPCC
3815 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
September 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 30 October 2, 7
6:30-9:30 PM
MAPP training for those who wish to adopt rather than provide foster care. Pre-screening includes application, home visit, and background check. The training will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, excluding September 25.
Sybil Turk: 617-587-1519
     
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MAPP Training at Child & Family Service
Child & Family Services, 3057 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA 02745
9/27, 10/4, 10/18, 10/25 & 11/l
9am to 3pm
Please sign up by July 10th to be considered for this MAPP class. Thank you.
Each class is on a Saturday.

Becky Baker at Phone #: 774-488-5019

     
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MAPP Training at Western Regional DCF
Western Regional DCF- Springfield
Rolling MAPP offered on Tuesday evenings
Dawn Sweetman at 413-452-3350
     
 
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MAPP Trainings in the State of Massachusetts 
Department of Children and Families
Ongoing
Please visit the Department of Children & Families website for a schedule of MAPP trainings or call 1-800-KIDS-508 (543-7508).
MAPP Training is offered to adults seeking to adopt from foster care. 
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