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Foster & Kinship Care Education

The Foster and Kinship Care 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

Schedule of workshops:  Spring/Summer 2019 Foster & Kinship Care Schedule

 

OFFICE HOURS:  Please call to schedule office visits.  Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, closed weekends and holidays.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:  See current schedule of workshops link above. 


FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER:

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

E-mail: fostercare55@elcamino.edu

 

 


Program Manager    
          

Betty L. Sedor
Director, Community Education
310-660-6460
bsedor@elcamino.edu