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Info Sessions – Caring Connections : Foster Parenting 101
1-hour info session with insight into what it’s like to be a foster parent in Missouri! We’ll discuss factors to help you decide whether or not now is the right time to open your home to youth in need. We’ll break down stereotypes, debunk misconceptions, and consider how expectations about foster parenting compare to reality.
I WANT TO LEARN MORE
about foster parenting
I’M A FOSTER PARENT
interested in training
Nine-hour certified state-mandated training for kinship/relative resource providers.
12-hour certified state-mandated training for prospective adoptive parents. STARS and/or STRONG certificate required to attend this training.
This training program will guide families through a self-assessment process, provide classroom instruction to increase their understanding of trauma, and support skill development through the creation of real-time training tools.
A seven-hour certified training to support sibling relationships, effects of separations on siblings, preparing to better support and care for sibling groups.
An eight-hour certified first aid, AED, and CPR training course builds the skills and confidence to respond to the most typical life-threatening emergencies.
READY, SET, FLY
A foster parents’ guide to teaching life skills to foster youth ages 14 and over.
MO C.A.R.E. is a 30-hour trauma-informed curriculum, including a panel, for prospective foster parents.