Foster Parent Training Opporunities

It is the agency's goal to ensure all foster parents receive adequate training that enhance the skills of foster parents and promote stability for children. We typically provide face-to-face training monthly; however, due to COVID-19, the agency had determine the best method for our foster parent to receive training. 

Office Meeting

Licensure Renewal Training Requirements

 Prior to licensure renewal, each foster parent shall complete twenty (20) hours of in-service training. This training may be child-specific or may concern issues relevant to the general population of children in foster care. As the supervising agency, Firm Foundation, Inc. will provide foster parents with resources to meet this training requirement, but it is also the foster parent's responsibility to maintain their training hours.

TRAINING TOPICS

  • Substance Abuse

  • Emotionally disturbed and substance abusing youth and families

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Managing Behaviors

  • Environmental & Safety Training and;

  • Many More!!!!

ANNUAL TRAINING

  • Medication Administration

BIENNIAL TRAINING

  • First- Aid, CPR & AED   (American Red Cross or  American Heart Association)

  • Agency Orientation

Training Resources

Firm Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring foster parents meet the ten (10) relicensure training hours yearly. To access training, download the training of your choice by clicking the training topic and complete the online quiz after reviewing the training.

Disclaimer: Foster parents are responsible for providing their licensing consultant with the printed training certificate to receive credit.

Training: