A commitment to providing a safe and nurturing home for children.
The ability to share with others your experiences and support systems.
Constant learning and self-reflection.
Training - 48 hours of training prior to accepting placement and ongoing training after licensure in a variety of topics and specialties
Accessibility - Minimally weekly contact with masters-level staff when a child is in placement, access to a crisis phone answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, planned respite
Connections - access to foster parent support groups, involvement in program development, lifelong connections, recognition
Equal Partners - valued team member within a child’s treatment team and the Beyond Fostering TFC program
Whether foster parents own or rent, the licensing specialist will need to view the entire occupancy to ensure compliance with code.
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