Relative, Adoptive, Foster Parent Trainings (RAFT)

RAFT (relative, adoptive, foster parent 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, and to establish connections and resources. At the end of your training, you will have a deeper understanding of how to care for children that have undergone trauma and how to meet their needs. All household members over the age of 17 must attend and complete the training. Each training session consists of a block of four mandatory training dates held on Saturdays at locations throughout the state. It is imperative that once you start the training session, you complete all four days in order. Please note that child care is not provided. (Also, please note that several locations are now implementing a blended RAFT training that consists of two three-hour sessions of face-to-face training along with 12 hours of online training. Those locations utilizing this format are noted below.)


Alamogordo | Albuquerque | Carlsbad | Clovis | Deming | Espanola | Estancia | 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 - Otero County
Location: CYFD, 2200 Indian Wells Rd. Alamogordo, NM 88310
Contact: (575) 430-6267, (575) 415-7891, or (575) 430-0994
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 15, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 19, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 19, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 16, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 21, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 18, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 16, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 20, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 17, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 15, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 19, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 17, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Blended RAFT
Feb. 28, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Mar. 28, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 2)

May 2, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 1)
May 30, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 2)

Jun. 27, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jul. 25, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 2)

Oct. 3, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Oct. 24, 2019 (Thu), 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Traditional RAFT
Jan. 5, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jan. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jan. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jan. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Apr. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Apr. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

May 4, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
May 11, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Jul. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Aug. 3, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Sep. 28, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Oct. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Nov. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Nov. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Nov. 30, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Dec. 7, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 2200 Indian Wells Road, Suite A, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 434-5950 or (575) 257-9217.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Feb. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Apr. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

May 18, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Albuquerque RAFT Trainings - Bernalillo County
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Pl NE, Albuquerque NM 87107
Contact: (505) 841-7800
More Info: We offer two different types of classes, Blended RAFT which is a combination of two in-person classes with online coursework in between as well as Regular RAFT which is four classes, all in person, for people that might benefit from a smaller class with no online coursework.  Please direct any questions to Ashley.Anaya@state.nm.us.
Dates/Time: 
Regular RAFT
You MUST attend all four days in consecutive order to receive a certificate. Childcare is not available. Class is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with lunch from 12 p.m.-1 p.m.
Dec. 8, 2018 (Sat) (Day 1)
Dec. 15, 2018 (Sat) (Day 2)
Jan. 5, 2019 (Sat) (Day 3)
Jan. 12, 2019 (Sat) (Day 4)

Jan. 19, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
Jan. 26, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)
Feb. 2, 2019 (Sat) (Day 3)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat) (Day 4)

Mar. 2, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat) (Day 3)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat) (Day 4)

Sep. 7, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
Sep. 14, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)
Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat) (Day 3)
Sep. 28, 2019 (Sat) (Day 4)

Blended RAFT
You MUST attend both days in consecutive order to receive a certificate. Childcare is not available. Class is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
May 4, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
May 18, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)

Jul. 6, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
Jul. 27, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)

Nov. 2, 2019 (Sat) (Day 1)
Nov. 30, 2019 (Sat) (Day 2)

Albuquerque Mandatory Training FY2019 (for currently licensed foster parents) - Bernalillo County
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Pl NE, Albuquerque NM 87107
Contact: (505) 841-7800
More Info: This is a 12-hour training. Electives will no longer be offered. Childcare is NOT available.
Class A
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
January 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st

Class B
Saturday's 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
February 9th and 23rd

Class C
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

Class D
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

Class E
Saturday's 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
May 11th and 25th

Class F
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
June 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

Class G
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
July 11th, 18th, 25th and August 1st

Class H
Saturday's 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
August 10th and 24th

Class I
Thursday's 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
September 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th

Albuquerque CPR - Bernalillo County
Location: Dorothy Posey's office
Contact: Dorothy Posey Tel: 505-888-5737 Cell: 505-220-6692
More Info: Cost is $25/person.
Dates/Time: Call Dorothy Posey to schedule.
Back to top

Carlsbad RAFT Trainings - Eddy County
Location: CYFD, 901 DeBaca St., Carlsbad, NM 88220
Contact: Blanca Villa (575) 748-1221 or Dolly Dutchover or Staci Compton (575) 887-3576
More Info: Class location - 901 De Baca, Carlsbad, NM. Classes are mandatory for household members 17 and over. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Regular RAFT
Jan. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jan. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Blended Online Learning
Mar. 7, 2019 (Thu), 5 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
Apr. 4, 2019 (Thu), 5 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 2)

Regular Raft
Jun. 22, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jun. 29, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jul. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Blended Online Learning
Aug. 1, 2019 (Thu), 5 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
Aug. 29, 2019 (Thu), 5 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Day 2)

Regular Raft
Sep. 14, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Oct. 3, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  & 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)
Back to top

Clovis RAFT Trainings - Curry County
Location: CYFD, 221 W. Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM
Contact: Janelle Pacheco, (575) 218-0060
More Info: RAFT pre-service training for Curry and Roosevelt counties. RAFT training is mandatory for any household member 17 years of age and older. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Chilcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Traditional RAFT
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Feb. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 3)
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 4)

Blended RAFT
May 25, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Day 1)
Mandatory Online Training
Jun. 22, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Day 2)

Traditional RAFT
Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Aug. 24, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)
Sep. 7, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 3)
Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  & 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Day 4)

Blended RAFT
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Day 1)
Mandatory Online Training
Nov. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Day 2)
Back to top

Deming RAFT Trainings - Luna County
Location: CYFD, 918 E. Pear St., Deming, NM
Contact: (575) 546-6557
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Feb. 6, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 6, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 10, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 15, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 12, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 10, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 7, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 11, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 9, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 6, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Blended RAFT
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Sep. 7, 2019 (Sat), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Dec. 7, 2019 (Sat), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 918 Pear Street, Deming, NM
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 546-6557.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Apr. 20, 2019 (Sat), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Aug. 3, 2019 (Sat), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Aug. 17, 2019 (Sat), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Española RAFT Trainings - Rio Arriba County
Location: CYFD, 912 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola, NM
Contact: (505) 753-7191
More Info: RAFT is a blended learning experience, a course with two face to face classroom sessions and four web-based sessions. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Blended Learning Training
Jan. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. (Information Meeting)
Feb. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Mar. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Apr. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. (Information Meeting)
May 7, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Jun. 4, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Jul. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. (Information Meeting)
Aug. 6, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Sep. 3, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Oct. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. (Information Meeting)
Nov.5, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Dec. 3, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 912 North Railroad Avenue, Espanola, NM 87532.
Contact: Please RSVP to Sandra Romero, call (505) 629-6201 or Celeste Baca, call (505) 927-3293.
More info: If another county would like for their foster parents to attend any of the above trainings please contact either Sandra or Celeste at above numbers for availability prior to the training. There is limited room in the conference room and Rio Arriba/Los Alamos foster parents will be priority. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Feb. 26, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect)
Mar. 12, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect)
Mar. 19, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect)
Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9 p.m.-4 p.m. (Session 2 - Understanding Behavior)
Apr. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 p.m.-4 p.m. (Session 2 - Understanding Behavior)
Apr. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 p.m.-4 p.m. (Session 2 - Understanding Behavior)
May 14, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 3 - Building Relationships)
May 21, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jun. 11, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Back to top

Estancia RAFT Trainings - Torrance County
Location: CYFD, 214 South 5th Street, Estancia, NM
Contact: (575) 384-2745
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
Back to top

Farmington RAFT Trainings - San Juan County
Location: CYFD, 2800 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, NM 87401
Contact: (505) 327-5316
More Info: Blended Learning RAFT is two (Day1 & 2) 3- hour sessions face-to-face training along with approximately 12 hours web based learning. To view a printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Blended RAFT
Jan. 30, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
Feb. 27, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Apr. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
May 29, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Jul. 31, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
Aug. 28, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Oct. 30, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks online training
Nov. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Back to top

Gallup RAFT Trainings - McKinley County
Location: CYFD, 1720 East Aztec, Gallup, NM 87301
Contact: (505) 863-9556
More Info: All adults 18 or older must attend one block of Saturdays/Day 1-4 trainings in consecutive order/Blended RAFT. To view a printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Traditional RAFT
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Blended RAFT
Feb. 6, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Part 1 & 2)
Mar. 6, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Part 3 & 4)
Back to top

Grants RAFT Trainings - Cibola County
Location: CYFD, 1019 E. Roosevelt Ave., Suite A, Grants, NM 87020
Contact: (505) 285-6673
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
Back to top

Hobbs RAFT Trainings - Lea County
Location: CYFD, 907 W. Calle Sur, Hobbs, NM 88240
Contact: (575) 391-3500
More Info: Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Attend prior to submitting a foster/adopt application for more information about the licensing/application process. This meeting is optional and are held at the CYFD office in Hobbs.
Jan. 28, 2019 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 3, 2019 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 2, 2019 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Blended RAFT
Classes will be scheduled as needed. Please call Sarah Boyd, Placement Supervisor, at 575-964-5926 for more information. You Must complete Sessions 1-2 and complete and pass all 4 online lessons and quizzes to receive a certifcate. This is required to receive a foster/adopt license. Class will be scheduled as follows:

Session 1 (3 hours face-to-face)
Four online lessons over the following consecutive four weeks.
Session 2 (3 hours face-to-face)

2019 Mandatory Foster Parent Trainings
Training is for currently licensed foster parents. These classes will be held at the Hobbs Public Library. You Must complete Days 1-2 to receive a certificate. This is required to renew/maintain an active foster/adopt license.

Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Apr. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)

Jul. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Ju1. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)

Sep. 28, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Oct. 5, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)

Traditional RAFT (face-to-face)
Training is held at the CYFD office in Hobbs. You Must complete Days 1-4 to receive a certificate. This is required to receive a foster/adopt license.

Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 3)
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 4)

Jun. 15, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Jun. 22, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)
Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 3)
Jul. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 4)

Sep. 14, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 1)
Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 2)
Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 3)
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Day 4)
Back to top

Las Cruces RAFT Trainings - Doña Ana County
Location: CYFD, 760 Motel Blvd., Suite A, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: (575) 386-9528
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 2, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 7, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 4, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 2, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 6, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 3, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 1, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 3, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Blended RAFT
Dec. 4, 2018 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1)
Jan. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Feb. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1)
Mar. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 2)

May 7, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1)
Jun. 4, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Sep. 3, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1)
Oct. 1, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Traditional RAFT
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Mar. 30, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Apr. 4, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Apr. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 1 and Day 2)
Apr. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 3 and Day 4)

Jun. 15, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 1 and Day 2)
Jun. 22, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 3 and Day 4)

Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Jul. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Jul. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Aug. 3, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Aug. 17, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 1 and Day 2)
Aug. 24, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 3 and Day 4)

Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Oct. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Nov. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 1 and Day 2)
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Spanish (Day 3 and Day 4)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 2805 Roadrunner Parkway, Las Cruces, NM 88011
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 373-6490.
More info: There is limited space. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
Feb. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Feb. 21, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)

Feb. 27, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Feb. 28, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Mar. 30, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships) - SPANISH
Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings) - SPANISH

Apr. 10, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Apr. 11, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)

Apr. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Apr. 25, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

May 18, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
May 25, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Jun. 5, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships) - SPANISH
Jun. 6, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships) - SPANISH

Jun. 12, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings) - SPANISH
Jun. 13, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings) - SPANISH

Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jul. 17, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Jul. 18, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Aug. 24, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Aug. 28, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Aug. 29, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Las Vegas RAFT Trainings - San Miguel County
Location: CYFD, 2518 Ridge Runner Rd., Las Vegas, NM
Contact: (505) 425-9335
More Info: RAFT training is mandatory for any household member 17 years of age and older. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Chilcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Jan. 9, 2019 (Wed.), Information Meeting, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Feb. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Apr. 10, 2019 (Wed.), Information Meeting, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
May 11, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
May 18, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Jun. 15, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Jul. 10, 2019 (Wed.), Information Meeting, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Aug. 17, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Sep. 14, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)

Oct. 9, 2019 (Wed.), Information Meeting, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Nov. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Nov. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 2)
Dec. 7, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 3)
Dec. 14, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Day 4)
Back to top

Los Lunas RAFT Trainings - Valencia County
Location: CYFD, 750 Morris Rd., Los Lunas, NM 87031
Contact: (505) 866-2300
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
Back to top

Raton RAFT Trainings - Colfax County
Location: CYFD, 1900 Hospital Drive, Raton, NM
Contact: (575) 445-2358
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
Back to top

Rio Rancho RAFT Trainings - Sandoval County
Location: CYFD, 4359 Jager Drive NE, Suite D, Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Contact: (505) 469-6125 | RSVP to Vanessa Medina
More info: RAFT is two 3.5-hour sessions face-to-face training at the CYFD office along with 12 hours of online learning. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Blended RAFT
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 1, Parts 1 & 2)
Four weeks of online training
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 2)

May 7, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 1, Parts 1 & 2)
Four weeks of online training
Jun. 4, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Oct. 15, 2019 (Tue), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 1, Parts 1 & 2)
Four weeks of online training
Nov. 12, 2019 (Tue), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Aug. 3, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 1, Parts 1 & 2)
Four weeks of online training
Aug. 31, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Session 2)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: See flyer.
Contact: Please RSVP to Vanessa Medina, call/text (505) 469-6125 or Gwen Edmunds, call (505) 250-7567.
More info: Each class has a max of 30 attendees. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend both sessions:
Feb. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, with one hour lunch)
Mar. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, with one hour lunch)

Must attend all three sessions:
May 21, 2019 (Tue), 3 p.m.-7 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships, with a 15-min break)
May 22, 2019 (Wed), 3 p.m.-7 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships, with a 15-min break)
May 23, 2019 (Thu), 3 p.m.-7 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships, with a 15-min break)

Must attend both sessions:
Sep. 16, 2019 (Mon), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, with one hour lunch)
Sep. 17, 2019 (Tue), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, with one hour lunch)
Back to top

Roswell RAFT Trainings - Chaves County
Location: CYFD, #4 Grand Ave Plaza, Roswell, NM 88201
Contact: Sonia Sanchez at (575) 624-6071.
More Info: Training Days 1 and 2 Must be completed in consecutive order and are mandatory for any household member 17 years of age and older. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Blended Learning Training
Jan. 22, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks of online training
Feb. 11, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Apr. 1, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks of online training
Apr. 29, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Jun. 24, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks of online training
Jul. 22, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Sep. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Four weeks of online training
Oct. 7, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2).
Back to top

Ruidoso RAFT Trainings - Lincoln County
Location: CYFD, 507 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Contact: (575) 415-7891
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 12, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 12, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 14, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 11, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 13, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 10, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 12, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 10, 2019 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Blended RAFT
Apr. 11, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
May 9, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Jun. 6, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Jul. 11, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Aug. 15, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Sep. 19, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Oct. 17, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 1)
Nov. 7, 2019 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (Day 2)

Traditional RAFT
Jan. 5, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jan. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jan. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jan. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Mar. 16, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Apr. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Apr. 20, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

May 4, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
May 11, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Jul. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Aug. 3, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Sep. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Sep. 28, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Oct. 19, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Oct. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Nov. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Nov. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Nov. 30, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Dec. 7, 2019 (Sat), 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 507 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 434-5950 or (575) 257-9217.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Feb. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Apr. 6, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Apr. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

May 18, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Santa Fe RAFT Trainings - Santa Fe County
Location: CYFD, 1920 Fifth Street, Santa Fe, NM
Contact: Stephanie Fode-Garcia at (505) 827-7450
More Info: RAFT training in Santa Fe County is now two three-hour sessions of face-to-face training that take place at the CYFD office along with 12 hours of online learning. Class sessions are mandatory for any household members 18 and over. To view a printable flyer (in PDF), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Blended Learning Training
Jan. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Feb. 5, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Feb. 26, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Mar. 26, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Apr. 9, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
May 7, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Jun. 4, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Jul. 2, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Jul. 30, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Aug. 27, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Sep. 10, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Oct. 8, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Oct. 29, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 1)
Four weeks of online training
Nov. 26, 2019 (Tue), 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (Session 2)

Regular RAFT
Jan. 23, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m (Orientation)
Feb. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Feb. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Feb. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Mar. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

May 22, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m (Orientation)
Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Jun. 22, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Jun. 29, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)

Sep. 25, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m (Orientation)
Oct. 5, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 1)
Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 2)
Nov. 2, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 3)
Nov. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Day 4)
Back to top

Silver City RAFT Trainings - Grant County
Location: CYFD, 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite A, Silver City, NM 88061
Contact: (575) 538-2945
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 23, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Apr. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 15, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jun. 19, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 21, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 25, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Oct. 23, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 18, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Traditional RAFT
Please call for details.

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite A, Silver City, NM
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 538-2945.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
Mar. 9, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Mar. 23, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Jul. 13, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jul. 27, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Oct. 12, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Oct. 26, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Dec. 7, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Dec. 21, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Socorro RAFT Trainings - Socorro County
Location: CYFD, 104 S. 6th Street, Socorro, NM 87801
Contact: (575) 386-9528
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 30, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 27, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 22, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 25, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Traditional RAFT
Please call for details.

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 104 S. 6th Street, Socorro, NM 87801
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 386-9528.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
May 4, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
May 11, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top

Taos RAFT Trainings - Taos County
Location: CYFD, 1308 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM
Contact: (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time: Please call for details.
Back to top

Truth or Consequences RAFT Trainings - Sierra County
Location: CYFD, 161 New School Road, T or C, NM 87901
Contact: (575) 386-9528
More Info: Participants need to call in advance to register. To view printable flyer (in PDF format), click here. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Informational Meetings
Jan. 30, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Mar. 27, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
May 22, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jul. 24, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Sep. 25, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Nov. 20, 2019 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Traditional RAFT
Please call for details.

Mandated Training (for currently licensed families)
Location: 161 New School Road, T or C, NM 89709
Contact: Please RSVP - (575) 386-9528.
More info: Space is limited. Childcare is not available.
Dates/Time:
Must attend all six sessions:
May 4, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
May 11, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)

Jun. 1, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 1 - The Impact of Trauma, Abuse, & Neglect, Session 2 - Understanding Behavior, Session 3 - Building Relationships)
Jun. 8, 2019 (Sat), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Session 4 - Regulation, Session 5 - Self-Development and Identity, Session 6 - Endings and Beginnings)
Back to top