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Foster Care & Kinship Education

The Foster and Kinship Education program provides a variety of training programs for Foster/Resource parents and relative caregivers, providing both pre-service classes for prospective Resource Foster and Adoptive parents and continuing education for existing Resource Foster and Kinship caregivers.  A wide range of class topics are offered in order to meet the educational, emotional, behavioral, and developmental needs of children and youth in out-of-home care. The following provides an overview of our course offerings.


All classes are FREE and open to the public:

  • Foster & Kinship Care Education (FKCE)
  • Relative Caregiver (Kinship) and non-related family caregivers — Enhanced Orientation and other classes designed for those caregivers.
  • D-Rate (emotional/behavioral difficulties) Pre-Service and Continuing Education Classes
  • F-Rate (medically fragile) Foster Care Pre-Services and Continuing Education Classes
  • W-Rate (caring for pregnant or parenting youth) Whole Family Foster Care for families
  • Renewal Classes for Basic, D, F, and W Rate re-certifications
  • Resource Family Approval (RFA) for prospective resource foster and adoptive parents

Download the El Camino College Foster and Kinship Schedule of Classes: 
January - June 2018 Class Schedule
Stress Reduction & Self-Esteem - Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:00 am-1:00 pm (PDF)
View the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program (FKCE) Classes

Hours of Operation

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday call for hours
Wednesday call for hours
Thursday call for hours
Friday call for hours
Saturday call for hours


*Appointments are also available.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Call: Clemestine or Diane at 310-660-3593 Ext. 3585

E-mail: fostercare55@elcamino.edu

 

 


Program Director                

Betty L. Sedor

310-660-6460

bsedor@elcamino.edu