All foster parents are required by the state to receive a copy of the Therapeutic/ Family Foster Parent Handbook. This handbook outlines the client rights, foster parent expectations and agency policy and procedures.
All foster parents are required to complete a monthly Fire Drill Exercise. Foster Parents are required to submit a Fire Drill form during monthly documentation drop-off.
It is best practice to complete a Fire Drill Exercise for each new placement.
Each foster parent and household members over the age of 18 are required to provide three (3) references, e.g., family friend, co-worker, manager, pastor or anyone who can speak to your character as a person.
Foster parents are to complete a Placement Removal Form if and when placement does not benefit the well being or needs of the child. The agency needs approximately 30 days to make appropriate arrangements for new placment.