Child Welfare Training

Onward Hope offers a number of training classes to prepare individuals in becoming foster and adoptive parents. Please review the list below and click to find out more information. 

Foster Parent College

Foster Parent College is the required training for foster and adoptive parents in Arizona. The Foster Parent College or "FPC" curriculum is the framework for the foster care and adoption process. It helps to identify the strengths and areas of need for new foster and adoptive parents. The course is conducted in-person and through online sessions. 

Normalcy

Is a  pre-service training that will help you explore your parenting role and how to make sound parenting decisions so that our youth can feel "normal" and engage in socially acceptable activities for their age and development. 

Caring for the Medically Complex Child

This 18-hour training, designed by the Department of Child Safety, will prepare the foster and adoptive parent that would like to care for children that have complex medical issues. These children can be substance exposed, have several medical needs, feeding tubes, tracheotomy care, etc.

Advance Education Training

Onward Hope offers the following advanced training courses. Contact us to learn more.

  • Comforting The Trauma  Tremors
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Caring for the Sexually Abused Child
  • Behavior Management
  • Triple P-Positive Parenting Skills
  • Guardianship vs. Adoption
  • Love & Logic Parenting