Foster Parent Schedules

DCFS Article

Attention Staff:  If there is a need for a specific foster parent training in your area, please contact the Regional Training Manager (RTM) for the area from the attached list.

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Regional Training Manager Contact Info

Course Descriptions


PRIDE Pre-Service and Home of Relative Schedule

PRIDE Pre-Service Schedule

Home of Relative Pre-Service Schedule


Educational Advocacy

Educational Advocacy Schedule


Adoption Certification

Adoption Certification Schedule


Foster Parent In-Service Trainings

The DCFS Office of Training now offers In-Service Training on-line!  To log in and take an In-Service Training Course, please click here.

Course Descriptions

Foster Parent In-Service Schedule

Schedules for individual In-Service Classes are listed below:

Attachment and the Teen in Family Foster Care Schedule

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma Schedule

Child Trauma for Caregivers Schedule

Module 1 - Foundation for Meeting the Developmental Needs of Children at Risk Schedule

Module 2 - Using Discipline to Protect, Nurture and Meet Developmental Needs Schedule

Module 4 - The Sexual Development of Children and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse

Module 5 - Supporting Relationships Between Children and Their Families

Module 6 - Working as a Professional Team Member Schedule

Module 7 - Promoting Children's Personal and Cultural Identity Schedule

Module 8 - Promoting Permanency Outcomes

Module 9 - Managing the Impact of Placement on Your Family Schedule

Module 12 - Understanding and Promoting Pre-Teen and Teen Development Schedule

Promoting Healthy Sexual Development and Pregnancy Prevention with Children and Youth in Foster Care Training for Foster Parents, Adoptive Parents and POS Direct Service Staff Schedule.pdf

Reunification Schedule

Transcultural Parenting Schedule

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