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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 2022-2023

Round 1 (In Person)    *****CLOSED*****
Pre-service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Amy Garzon Hampton/ Co Trainer: Sarah Anders

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

Practice/Orientation Tuesday,  July 5  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Tuesday,  July 12 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Tuesday,  July 19 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Tuesday, July 26 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Tuesday,  August 2 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Tuesday, August 9 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Tuesday, August 16 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Tuesday, August 23 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma 1 Tuesday, August 30 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 2 Tuesday, September 6 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 3 Tuesday, September 13 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 1 2022 

Round 2     (online Training)*****CLOSED*****

Pre-service PRIDE Training
Trainer: Angela Bender/Co Trainer: Cara Price

Practice/Orientation Saturday, July 16 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, July 23 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday, July 30 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, August 6 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, August 13 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, August 20 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, August 27 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, August 31                      (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday, September 10 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday, September  17 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday, September 24 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2022

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)

Practice/Orientation Wednesday August 10             (6:00pm-8:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, August 13 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday, August 13 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, August 20 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, August 20 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, August 27 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, August 27 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, August 31          (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday September 10 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday September 10 (1:oopm -4:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday September  17 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, July 29th, 2022

Round 4   (online Training)*****CLOSED***
Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Bethany Chapell /Co Trainer: Carrie Shrout

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, August 17    (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, August 24 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday, August 31 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, September 7 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, September 14 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday, September 21 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, September 28 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, October 5   (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Wednesday, October 12 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, October 19 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Wednesday, October 26 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: July 6th , 2022

Round 5   (In Person Training)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Dorothy Minch-Bledsoe

Location:18351 Veterans Memorial Hwy Kingwood, WV 26537

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, October 12    (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, October 19 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday,  October 26 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, November 2 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, November 9 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday,  November 16 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, November 30 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, December 7  (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: October 14th , 2022

REGISTER FOR ROUND FIVE

Round 6  ( ALL DAY in person) **CLOSED**
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Suzie McCoy

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

Practice/Orientation Wednesday  September 28         (6:00pm to 9:00pm) Barbour County DHHR 49 Mattaliano Dr Philippi, WV
Session 1 Saturday,  October 1 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  October 1 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, October  8 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  October 8 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, October 15 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, October 15 (1:00pm -4:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, October 19            (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday  October 22 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday  October 22 (1:00pm-4:00 pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday   October 22 (4:00pm- 7:00pm)

Registration Deadline: September 26, 2022

Round 7  ( Online Training)*****CLOSED*****

Pre-service PRIDE Training
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Sarah Tawzer Hegenbart

Practice/Orientation Saturday, October 1 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 1 Saturday, October 8 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  October 15 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, October 22 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday,  October 29 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday,  November 5 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, November 12 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, November 16 (6:00am-9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Saturday, November 19 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma II Saturday,  December 3 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma III Saturday, December 10 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, Sept 16th, 2022 

Round 8   ( online Training)
Pre-service PRIDE Training
Trainer: Suzie McCoy/Co Trainer: Cara Price

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

Trauma Training

Trauma 1 Thursday, November 3 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 2 Tuesday, November 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma 3 Thursday, November 10 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: Friday, Sept 30, 2022

REGISTER FOR ROUND EIGHT

Round 9  ( Online Zoom)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Sarah Tawzer Hegenbart 

Practice/Orientation Saturday, January 7         (9:00pm to 12:00pm)  
Session 1 Saturday,  January 14 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  January 21 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday, January 28 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, February 4 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, February 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday, February 18 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Thursday, February 23          ****** (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday,  February 25 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday,  March 4 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday,   March 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: December 30, 2022

REGISTER FOR ROUND NINE

Round 10   (online Training)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Bethany Chapell /Co Trainer: Melissa LePlatt

Practice/Orientation Wednesday, February 1 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, February 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 2 Wednesday, February 15 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, February 22 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 4 Wednesday, March 1 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday, March 8 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 6 Wednesday, March 15 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, March 22   (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Wednesday, March 29 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, April 5 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)
Trauma III Wednesday, April 12 (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

Registration Deadline: January 27 , 2023

REGISTER FOR ROUND TEN

Round 11   (online Training)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training

Trainer: Angela Bender /Co Trainer: Sarah Anders

Practice/Orientation Monday, February 27 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 1 Wednesday, March 1 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 2 Monday , March 6 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 3 Wednesday, March 8 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 4 Monday, March 13 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 5 Wednesday, March 15 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 6 Monday, March 20 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, March 22   (10:00am to 1:00pm)

Trauma Training

Trauma I Monday March 27 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Trauma II Wednesday, March 29 (10:00am to 1:00pm)
Trauma III Monday April 3 (10:00am to 1:00pm)

Registration Deadline: February 24 , 2023

REGISTER FOR ROUND ELEVEN

Round 12  ( Online Zoom)
Pre-Service PRIDE Training   
Trainer: Melissa Smallwood/Co Trainer: Sarah Tawzer Hegenbart 

Practice/Orientation Saturday, March 25          (9:00am-12:00pm)  
Session 1 Saturday, April 1 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 2 Saturday,  April 8 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 3 Saturday,  April 15 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 4 Saturday, April 22 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 5 Saturday, April 29 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 6 Saturday,  May 6 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Session 7 Wednesday, May 10          ****** (6:00pm to 9:00pm)  

Trauma Training 

Trauma 1 Saturday  May 13 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 2 Saturday  May 20 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Trauma 3 Saturday   June 3 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Registration Deadline: March 24, 2023

REGISTER FOR ROUND TWELVE