Foster Parent Preservice Training
(In-Person Sessions)

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We are now offering in-person AND virtual preservice training options. Virtual training includes some classes that are live-streamed, and must be attended at the time listed. You may register for either in-person OR virtual sessions on this form below. We encourage you to choose one option or the other – not classes from both in-person and virtual.

JANUARY 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(Friday – Saturday – Sunday; 2 weekends  •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Friday, January 21, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, January 22, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Sunday, January 23, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Friday, January 28, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, January 29, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Sunday, January 30, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

 ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

JANUARY 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(Friday – Saturday – Sunday; 2 weekends  •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Friday, January 21, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, January 22, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Sunday, January 23, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Friday, January 28, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, January 29, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Sunday, January 30, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

 ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

FEBRUARY 2022: Foster Care Information Session

Sunday, February 6, 2022  •  Virtual Training
1 pm – 3 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)
4 pm – 6 pm MODULE 4 (Youth Development)

Sunday, February 13, 2022  •  Virtual Training
1 pm – 3 pm MODULE 7 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)
4 pm – 6 pm MODULE 10 (The Effects of Caregiving)

APRIL 2022: Foster Care Information Session

Sunday, April 10, 2022  •  Virtual Training
1 pm – 3 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)
4 pm – 6 pm MODULE 4 (Youth Development)

Tuesday, April 12, 2022  •  Virtual Training
6 pm – 8 pm MODULE 7 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Thursday, April 14, 2022  •  Virtual Training
6 pm – 8 pm MODULE 10 (The Effects of Caregiving)

MARCH/APRIL 2022: Foster Care Information Session (6 Saturdays •  In-Person Training; Wood County) * All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Saturday, March 5, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, March 12, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Saturday, March 19, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Saturday, March 26, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, April 2, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Saturday, April 9, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

 ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(I will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

JUNE 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(Monday-Saturday; Daily  •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Monday, June 13, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Thursday, June 16, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior )

Friday, June 17, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Saturday, June 18, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

AUGUST 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(Friday – Saturday – Sunday; 2 weekends •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Friday, August 5, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, August 6, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Sunday, August 7, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Friday, August 12, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, August 13, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Sunday, August 14, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(6 Saturdays  •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Saturday, September 10, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, September 17, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Saturday, September 24, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Saturday, October 1, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, October 8, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Saturday, October 15, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

DECEMBER 2022: Foster Care Information Session
(Friday – Saturday – Sunday; 2 weekends •  In-Person Training; Lucas County)
* All 12 Modules in this Pre-Service Training Series must be taken together.

Friday, December 2, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 1 (Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Adoption)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 2 (Child Welfare Team)

Saturday, December 3, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 3 (Child Development)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 4 (Trauma and Its Effects)

Sunday, December 4, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 5 (Child Sexual Abuse)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 6 (Minimizing the Trauma of Placement)

Friday, December 9, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 7 (Transcending Differences in Placement)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 8 (Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behavior)

Saturday, December 10, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 9 (Understanding Primary Families)
1 pm – 4 pm MODULE 10 (Effects of Caregiving)

Sunday, December 11, 2022
9 am – 12 pm MODULE 11 (Adoption Considerations)

ONLINE: CPR/First Aid
(We will set you up at the end of the sessions;
All 11 trainings must be completed before being enrolled in CPR/First Aid)

 

To learn more about becoming a foster parent:
Call 419-213-3336, attend a community recruitment event, 
and/or fill out the “Foster Care Inquiry Form” form below.

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