Topics for Foster Parents

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Foster Parent Pre-Placement

The web-based Foster Parent Pre-Placement training is designed specifically for Wisconsin’s foster parents. This is the training approved by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families and required for all foster parents. The content meets the requirement for pre-placement training identified in DCF 56.

Foster Parent Pre-Placement

Caregiver Training: Understanding Child Sex Trafficking in Wisconsin

Sex trafficking of children is a growing concern nationally and in Wisconsin. Sex trafficking of minors has been identified, investigated, and charged in most, if not all, counties within Wisconsin. It is both an urban and rural issue.
This course is designed to provide crucial information to caregivers about what child sex trafficking is and how children are recruited and trafficked. You will be provided with information on how to reduce a child’s vulnerability to sex trafficking.

Caregiver Training: Understanding Child Sex Trafficking in Wisconsin

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Independent Living: Building the Path to Independence

The web-based Foster Parent Independent Living: Building the Path to Independence Training supports foster parents in understanding their role in helping to build life skills for the children and youth whom they are fostering.

Independent Living: Building the Path to Independence

RPPS for Unlicensed Out-of-Home Care Providers

Children in out-of-home care have the right to have a normal childhood or adolescence. The people involved in their lives are responsible for creating as much normalcy as possible.

The Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard, which federal legislation requires and the state of Wisconsin enacted improves normalcy for children living in out-of-home care. We’ll introduce the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard, explain the importance of normalcy, and walk through examples of how out-of-home care providers make reasonable and prudent parenting decisions.

This training has information specific to unlicensed out-of-home caregivers.

RPPS for Unlicensed Out-of-Home Care Providers