In order to best meet the needs of the foster children, the State of Indiana requires foster parents complete a minimum of 20 hours of training per year; of these 20 hours, 12 hours or more must be classroom hours. There are several opportunities for licensed foster parents to receive the needed training.

 Resources for classroom training: 

Adult and Child provides classroom training through: 

Other resources for classroom training:     IYI     /     In*Source     /      Valle Vista     /     IYG

 

Classroom Trainings Provided by Adult and Child

Check out our list of upcoming trainings and events below. All trainings will take place at 603 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, unless otherwise noted.

To register or for more information, contact Lynn Farmer at 317-893-0207 or email lfarmer@adultandchild.org. Schedule subject to change.

January 2020

Jan. 8: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; topics TBA.

Jan. 11: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training (RAPT), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

Jan. 18: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

February 2020

Feb. 8: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

Feb. 22: Power Hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; NFPW, Other Topics TBA

Feb. 22: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Certification

March 2020

March 7: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training (RAPT), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

March 11: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; IL Skills Medical & Insurance

March 14: Every Child Symposium, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Star Church, 5750 30th St., Indianapolis.

March 21: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

April 2020

April 4: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

April 8: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

April 18: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

May 2020

May 2: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

May 13: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; IL Skills Nutrition & Cooking

May 16: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

June 2020

June 13: Power Hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; NFPW, Other Topics TBA

June 13: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

June 27: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

July 2020

July 8: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

July 18: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

July 25: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

August 2020

Aug. 12: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

Aug. 15: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

Aug. 22: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

September 2020

Sept. 5: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

Sept. 9: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

Sept. 12: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

October 2020

Oct. 10: Power Hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; NFPW, Other Topics TBA

Oct. 10: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

Oct. 17: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

November 2020

Nov. 7: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification

Nov. 11: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

Nov. 14: Resource and Adoptive Parent Training, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

December 2020

Dec. 9: In-Service, 6 to 8 p.m.; Topic TBA

Dec. 12: Therapeutic Orientation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Pre-Service

Dec. 19: CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Certification