2014 Relative, Adoptive, Foster Parent Trainings (RAFT)


Alamogordo | Albuquerque | Carlsbad | Clovis | Deming | Espanola | Farmington | Gallup | Grants | Hobbs | Las Cruces | Las Vegas | Los Lunas | Raton | Rio Rancho | Roswell | Ruidoso | Santa Fe | Silver City | Socorro | Taos | Truth or Consequences

Alamogordo RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 2200 Indian Wells Rd. Alamogordo, NM 88310
Contact: (575) 491-2448
More Info: All sessions are mandatory for all household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Sept. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 8 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Albuquerque RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Pl NE, Albuquerque NM 87107
Contact: (505) 841-7800
More Info: Training consists of 32 hours of skill building through group activities, personal reflection, lecture, and discussion. It is designed to help families build rapport with one another, to establish connections and resources. All household members over the age of 17 must attend and complete the training. The licensing process takes 120 days to complete. During the 30-day break period, providing respite care for a child already placed in a foster care setting is recommended. Also, please note that the trainings in this location are for Bernalillo County residents only, who have already submitted an application. Residents from other counties can attend with prior approval from the home study supervisor or training staff. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time: 
July 26 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 2 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Aug. 9 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Sept. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Sept. 27 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 4 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Jan. 10, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 17, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Dec. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Jan. 17, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 24, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Carlsbad RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 901 DeBaca St., Carlsbad, NM 88220
Contact: (575) 748-1221 or (575) 887-3576
More Info: All classes in each set are mandatory for all household members 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Feb. 28, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Mar. 7, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Apr. 4, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Apr. 11, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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June 20, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
June 27, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Aug. 8, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Aug. 15, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Clovis RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 221 W. Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM
Contact: (575) 763-0014
More Info: All classes in each set are mandatory for household members 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Jan. 10, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Jan. 17, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Feb. 14, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Feb. 21, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Deming RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 918 E. Pear St., Deming, NM
Contact: (575) 546-6557
Dates/Time:
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Espanola RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 912 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola, NM
Contact: (505) 476-1046
More info: Training consists of 32 hours of skill-building through group activities, personal reflection, lecture and discussion. All household members over the age of 17 must attend and complete all 32 hours of training. The program is designed to help families built rapport with one another and establish connections and resources; it is imperative that once you start the sessions, you complete them all in order.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 1 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Farmington RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 2800 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, NM 87401
Contact: (505) 327-5316
More info: All household members age 17 and older are required to complete the four Saturdays (sessions 1-4) of trainings in consecutive order.
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
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Gallup RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1720 East Aztec, Gallup, NM 87301
Contact: (505) 863-9556
More Info: All household members age 17 and older are required to complete all four Saturdays (sessions 1-4) of trainings in consecutive order. Please confirm your attendance by calling the Foster/Adoptive Parent Placement Unit social worker at (505) 863-9556. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
July 26 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 2 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Aug. 30 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Oct. 4 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Jan. 3, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 10, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Grants RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1019 E. Roosevelt Ave., Suite A, Grants, NM 87020
Contact: (505) 285-6673
More Info: All adults 18 and older must attend, in consecutive order, one of four Saturday training blocks to complete the required hours of training. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Hobbs RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 907 W. Calle Sur, Hobbs, NM 88240
Contact: (575) 624-3406 or (575) 397-3450
More Info: All class sessions are mandatory for any adult household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 2 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 9 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Feb. 7, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Feb. 14, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Mar. 7, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Mar. 14, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Apr. 25, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
May 2, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
June 6, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
June 13, 2015 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Las Cruces RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 760 Motel Blvd., Suite A, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: (575) 538-2945
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register.
Dates/Time:
Sept. 6 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
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Sept. 20 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (en Español)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (en Español)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (en Español)
Nov. 1 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (en Español)
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Las Vegas RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 2518 Ridge Runner Rd., Las Vegas, NM
Contact: (505) 425-9335
More Info: RAFT consists of 32 hours of skill building through group activities, personal reflection, lecture, and discussion. All household members over the age of 17 MUST attend training. All household members must complete all 32 hours of training. The program is designed to help families build rapport with one another and establish connections/resources, so it is imperative that once you start the sessions, you complete them all in order.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 8 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Los Lunas RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 475 Courthouse Rd., Los Lunas, NM
Contact: (505) 327-5316 ext. 1123
More Info: All adults 18 and older must attend, in consecutive order, one of the training blocks held on the four Saturdays listed below to complete the required hours of training. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Oct. 11 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Raton RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1900 Hospital Drive, Raton, NM
Contact: (575) 445-2358
Dates/Time:
Oct. 4 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Rio Rancho RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 4359 Jager Drive NE, Suite D, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Contact: (505) 771-5990
More Info: To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Oct. 4 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Roswell RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, #4 Grand Ave Plaza, Roswell, NM 88201
Contact: (575) 624-3406 or (575) 624-6071
More Info: Training sessions 1, 2, 3 and 4 must be completed in consecutive order. All sessions are mandatory for all household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Sept. 27 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 1 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Ruidoso RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 507 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Contact: (575) 491-2448
More Info: All sessions are mandatory for all household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 30 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Sept. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Oct. 25 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 15 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Dec. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 10, 2015 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Santa Fe RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1920 Fifth Street, Santa Fe, NM
Contact: (505) 827-7450
More Info: RAFT consists of 32 hours of skill-building through group activities, personal reflection, lecture and discussion. All household members over the age of 17 must attend and complete all 32 hours of training. The program is designed to help families build rapport with one another and establish connections/resources, so it is imperative that once you start the sessions, you complete them all in order.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 9 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Aug. 16 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 20 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Nov. 8 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Silver City RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite A, Silver City, NM 88061
Contact: (575) 538-2945
Dates/Time:
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 1)
Oct. 18 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 2)
Nov. 15 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 3)
Nov. 22 (Sat), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (session 4)
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Socorro RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 104 S. 6th Street, Socorro, NM 87801
Contact: (575) 491-2448
More Info: All sessions are mandatory for all household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Aug. 23 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Aug. 30 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Oct. 4 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Nov. 29 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Dec. 6 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Jan. 10, 2015 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 17, 2015 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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Taos RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 1308 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM
Contact: (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time:
Oct. 4 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 11 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Truth or Consequences RAFT Trainings
Location: CYFD, 161 New School Road, T or C, NM 87901
Contact: (575) 491-2448
More Info: All sessions are mandatory for all household members age 17 and older. To view flyer (in PDF format), click here.
Dates/Time:
Nov. 1 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 1)
Nov. 8 (Sun), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 2)
Jan. 17, 2015 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 3)
Jan. 24, 2015 (Sat), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (session 4)
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