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Foster & Kinship Care Education

The Foster and Kinship Care Education program provides a variety of free training classes 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.

For more information or to register for our upcoming Foster & Kinship Care classes:   Email: commed@elcamino.edu  call 310-660-6460 or text 424-279-4430

To become a resource foster or adoptive parent:  Call 888-811-1121.  To register for resource parent (RFA) classes:  Call 213-640-3082 or 213-640-3079

Foster and Kinship Care Classes

All Summer 2022 Foster & Kinship Care Classes are live on Zoom!View Schedule
Foster & Kinship Care Education

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.

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.
  • Resource Family Approval (RFA) for prospective resource foster/adoptive caregivers.
  • Pre-Service & RFA/SCI Renewal Hours Trainings:
  • SCI--Specialized Care Increment (Replaces D and F Rate)
  • 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

To REGISTER: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, closed weekends and holidays.

Questions? Contact Us

Foster & Kinship Education at the Community Education Office

310-660-6460

commed@elcamino.edu

Communications Building, Room 201-CA

Website: www.ECCommunityEd.com