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Region III Training Schedule

Shepherd University is beginning a phased return to in person trainings. The schedule below contains both in person and online trainings. Please be sure to make note of this when selecting a training round. Please remember that in order to participate in an online training, you must meet the following requirements.

In order to participate in virtual training, the following criteria must be met: 

Have access to an electronic device (laptop, cellphone, tablet) and a high-speed Internet connection.
High-speed Internet will be a necessity to maintain connection and to hear and see what is happening. 

 Have reserved/protected space and time for training.
Please make arrangements for children to be cared for while you are in training.  This may require parents to participate in different rounds. 

Be willing to actively participate.
WV Foster/Adopt PRIDE Training is an interactive experience.  Taking part in the online training means that you are willing to be involved in the interactive nature of the training sessions in an online format, including being present on screen during active training times. If you are not on screen with the camera on throughout the ENTIRE training session you WILL NOT receive credit for attending the class.

The upcoming schedule of training rounds can be found below.  Click here for information regarding how to reserve your space in training.

Fiscal Year 2023-2024

Round 1  (Online Training) ***CLOSED***

Pre-service PRIDE Training
Trainer: Susan McCoy/Co Trainer: Sarah Tawzer Hegenbart

Practice/Orientation Saturday, July 15 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, July 22 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  July 29 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, August 5 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  August 12 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday,  August 19 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, August 26 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, August 30 (6:00am-9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Saturday, September 9 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma II Saturday,  September 16 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma III Saturday, September 23 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2023

Round 2 (Online Training)    
Pre-service PRIDE Training  Online Training ****CLOSED****

Chrome Books will be available for loan and Tech support will be available 

location: White Hall, Shepherd University 308 North Princess St. Shepherdstown WV 25443

 
Trainer: Angela Bender/ Co Trainer: Sarah Anders

Practice/Orientation Tuesday,  August 1  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Tuesday,  August 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Tuesday,  August 15 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Tuesday, August 22 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Tuesday,  August 29 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Tuesday, September 5 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Tuesday, September 12 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Tuesday, September 19 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma 1 Tuesday, September 26 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 2 Tuesday, October 3 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 3 Tuesday, October 10 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 17, 2023  

Round 3  (ALL DAY In Person) ****CLOSED****

Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Hines 

Location: BUMFS 539 New Creek Highway Keyser, WV 26726 (off Rt 220- Directly Across from Burger king)***Canceled***

Practice/Orientation Wednesday August 9             (6:00pm to 8:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, August 12 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday, August 12 (1:oopm t0 4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, August 19 (9:00am t0 12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, August 19 (1:oopm to 4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, August 26 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, August 26 (1:oopm to 4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, August 30         (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday September 9 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday September 9 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday September  16 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 21, 2023

Round 4   (online Training)

Pre-Service PRIDE Training ****CLOSED****

Trainer: Suzie McCoy /Co Trainer: Cara Price

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, September 6 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Monday, September 11 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday, September 13 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Monday, September 18 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, September 20 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Monday, September 25 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, September 27 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Monday, October 2   (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Wednesday, October 4 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, October 9 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Wednesday, October 11 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday August 25 , 2022

Round 5   (Online Training)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training ****CLOSED****

Trainer: Bethany Chapell /Co Trainer: Melissa LePlatt

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, September 27 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, October 4 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday, October 11 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, October 18 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, October 25 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday, November 1 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, November 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, November 15   (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Wednesday, November 29 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, December 6 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Wednesday, December 13 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2023

Round 6  ( Online Zoom)***CLOSED***
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Sarah Tawzer Hegenbart 

Practice/Orientation Saturday, September 30 (9:00pm to 12:00pm)  
Session 1 Saturday,  October 7 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  October 14 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, October 21 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, October 28 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, November 4 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, November 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Tuesday, November 14     (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday,  November 18 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday,  December 2 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday,   December 9 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: September 22, 2023

Round 7 ( ALL DAY in person)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   ****CLOSED****
Trainer: Suzie McCoy

Location: Calvary Southern Baptist Church 743 Morgantown Pike Belington, WV 26250 

Practice/Orientation Wednesday  October 25         (6:00pm to 9:00pm) Barbour County DHHR 49 Mattaliano Dr Philippi, WV
Session 1 Saturday,  October 28 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  October 28 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, November 4 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  November 4 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, November 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, November 11 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, November 15            (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday  November 18 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday  November 18 (1:00pm-4:00 pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday   November 25 (4:00pm- 7:00pm)

Registration Deadline: October 13, 2023

Round 8 ( Online Zoom) *** CLOSED***
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Cara Price

Practice/Orientation Saturday, January 6 (9:00pm to 12:00pm)  
Session 1 Saturday,  January 13 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  January  20 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, January   27 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  February 3 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, February 10 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, February 17 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 7 Thursday, February 22  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday, February  24 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday,  March 2 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday,   March 9 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: December 29, 2023

Round 9 (Online Training)     ***CLOSED***
Pre-service PRIDE Training  Online Training 

***Please Note This is A Daytime Round***

 Trainer: Angela Bender/ Co Trainer: Sarah Anders

Practice/Orientation Thursday,  January 11 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 1 Thursday,  January 18 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 2 Thursday,  January 25 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 3 Thursday,  February 1 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 4 Thursday,  February 8 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 5 Thursday,  February 15 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 6 Thursday,  February 22 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 7 Thursday,  February 29 (10:00am to 1:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma 1 Thursday, March 7 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Trauma 2 Thursday, March 14 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Trauma 3 Thursday, March 21 (10:00am to 1:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2024 

Round 10   (Online Training) ***CLOSED***
Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Bethany Chapell /Co Trainer: Melissa LePlatt

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, January 31 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, February 7 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday, February 14 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, February 21 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, February 28 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday, March 6 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, March 13 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, March 20  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Wednesday, March 27 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, April 3 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Wednesday, April 10 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday,  January 22, 2024

Round 11  (In Person training) ***ClOSED***

Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Dorothy Minch/Co Trainer: Maria Yoder

Location: 18351 Veterans Memorial Hwy Kingwood, WV 26537

Practice/Orientation Monday, March 4            (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Monday, March 11 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Monday, March 18 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Monday, March 25 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Monday, April 1 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Monday, April 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Monday, April 15 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Monday, April 22 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2024

Round 12   (Online Training)***CLOSED***

Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Suzie McCoy /Co Trainer: Cara Price

Practice/Orientation Tuesday, March 5 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Thursday, March 7 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Tuesday, March 12 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Thursday, March 14 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Tuesday, March 19 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Thursday, March 21 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Tuesday, March 26 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Thursday, March 28 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Tuesday, April 2 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Thursday, April 4 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Tuesday, April 9 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline:  Friday, March 1, 2024

Round 13 ( Online Zoom) ***CLOSED***
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Sarah Hegenbart-Tawzer

Practice/Orientation Saturday, April 6       (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday,  April 13 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  April  20 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, April  27 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  May 4 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, May 11 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, May 18 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 7 Thursday, May 23rd (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday, June 1 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday,  June 8 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday,   June 15 (9:00am to 12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2024

Round 14 ( ALL DAY in person)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Suzie McCoy/Co Trainer: Cara Price

Location: Calvary Southern Baptist Church 743 Morgantown Pike Belington, WV 26250 ***Canceled***

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, April 9      (6:00pm to 9:00pm) Barbour County DHHR 49 Mattaliano Dr Philippi, WV
Session 1 Saturday,  April 13 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  April 13 (1:00pm t0 4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, April 20 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, April 20 (1:00pm to 4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, April 27 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, April 27 (1:00pm to 4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, May 1         (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday  May 4 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday  May 4 (1:00pm to 4:00 pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday   May 11 (9:00am to 12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2023

Round 15 (ALL DAY In Person)

Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Hines 

Location: BUMFS 539 New Creek Highway Keyser, WV 26726 (off Rt 220- Directly Across from Burger king)***Canceled***

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, April 10             (6:00pm t0 9:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, April 13 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday, April 13 (1:oopm to 4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, April 20 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, April 20 (1:oopm to 4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, April 27 (9:00am to 12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, April 27 (1:oopm to 4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, May 1      (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday, May 4 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday, May 4 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday, May 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2024

Round 16 (Online Training)    ***CLOSED***
Pre-service PRIDE Training  Online Training

Zoom Link Will be sent Via email

Trainer: Bethany Chapell

Practice/Orientation Tuesday,  April 30  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Tuesday,  May 2 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Tuesday,  May 7 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Tuesday, May 9 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Tuesday,  May 14 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Tuesday, May 16 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Tuesday, May 21 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Tuesday, May 23 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma 1 Tuesday, May 28 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 2 Tuesday, May 30 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 3 Tuesday, June 4 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, April  19 , 2024