Foster Parent Training Resources

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Online & DVD Courses

Free Parenting Training: Parent-Child Interactive Training (PCIT) focused on parenting techniques for traumatized training, but useful for all children. Free, excellent web course offered by UC Davis. 

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Resources address curricula and materials offering inservice training to foster families on topics such as behavior management, sibling issues, independent living, and more.


Foster Care and Adoptive Community: 151 courses (starting at $5.95) related to working with at risk children. For Foster & Adoptive Parents, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors, Teachers and Child Care Givers. Provides certificates and approved for Social Worker/MFT CEU credits in many states.


FosterClub's Foster Parent Online Training: online classes and certificates


Foster Parent College: Innovative, research-based, interactive online courses for foster, adoptive, and kinship parents. Charges for cources & provides credit hours Offers single price annual membership and agency specials for all online training courses. Foster parents, download a free One-Month Medication Log Form and a two-week Daily Behavior Assessment Form Online courses, subscriptions and certificates created by foster parents

iFoster for Caregivers: Hundreds of Resources through partnerships with 100s of Companies, Government Agencies and Non-Profits Nationwide. Free and Deeply Discounted Products and Services are available to meet the biggest needs of our Children and Youth. Offers over 1,000 DVDs, CD-ROMs, books and games related to life skills, parenting & family