Individuals interested in being foster or adoptive parents are required to complete training. The State of Ohio is in the process of reformatting the preservice training series. Dates have been secured, however sessions have not been finalized. Please see dates below and enroll by contacting our agency.
We recommend that individuals complete all sessions during the same preservice training series. However, should you have schedule conflicts, you can attend the sessions you missed the next time the preservice training series is held at Marion County Children Services or when the series is being offered in another county. The preservice trainings are valid for 18 months after you have completed them. If you do not complete the homestudy process within the two-year time period immediately following, you will have to take the preservice training classes again.
If you’re interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, please complete our inquiry form to obtain more information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to register for training.
|10/7/23||The Basics of Placement||9-11:45am|
|Impact of Trauma on Children in Care||2:30pm-4pm|
|Partnering with the Primary Family||12:45-2:15pm|
|Effects of Caregiving||2:30-4:30pm|
CPR will be required during the licensure process. This will be scheduled with your homestudy assessor.