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Foster Parent Portal

Training Resources

Foster Parents can receive continuing education hours for reading approved books, watching approved videos, or participating in online trainings. You can receive 1 hour of credit for reading 50-99 pages, 2 hours of credit for reading 100-149 pages and 3 hours of credit for 150 pages or more. You can receive 30 minutes of credit for a 20-30 minute video, 1 hour of credit for a 40-60 minute video, and 90 minutes of credit for a 60-90 minute video. In order to get the credit, you need to fill out the training hours documentation form and have it approved. Each foster parent needs 12 hours annually.

General Resources

  • You can download this OverDrive app and you can read, listen, and watch thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from your local library. Best yet, it's free!

Options for Online Training

General Parenting Books

Recommended books that may qualify for credit: 

Foster Care and Adoption Specific

Special Needs Parenting


Other Resources