Alternative Training

Alternative Training can often be completed on your own schedule, at the library or at home; up to 8 hours per year of Alternative Training is accepted.

Read a Book

  • Choose a book from the approved list;
    OR
  • Identify a book you think is relevant to foster parenting & send a synopsis of the book to Mark Davy for approval.
    (NOTE: A good synopsis can usually be found on Amazon.com. Just copy and paste into an e-mail to Mark - mdavy@adultandchild.org)
  • After reading the approved book, submit the completed Alternative Training Verification form, found here

Watch a Video

  • Choose a video from the approved list;
    OR
  • Identify a video you think is relevant to foster parenting & send a synopsis of the video to Mark Davy for approval.
    (NOTE: A good synopsis can usually be found on Amazon.com. Just copy and paste into an e-mail to Mark - mdavy@adultandchild.org)
  • After watching the approved video, submit the completed Alternative Training Verification form, found here

Archived Webinars

  • Some agencies provide recordings of past webinars (sometimes referred to as "archived"), so you can view them after the webinar has taken place.
  • Choose an archived webinar from IYI or IN*SOURCE
  • After watching the webinar, submit the completed Alternative Training Verification form, found here