CHILD WELFARE UNIVERSITY
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.
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
Caring for the Sexually Abused Child
Triple P-Positive Parenting Skills
Guardianship vs. Adoption
Love & Logic Parenting
PIVOTAL PARENTING SUPPORT GROUP
Want to meet other parents?
Our MONTHLY support group for foster and adoptive parents allows families to fellowship with other parents. We a variety of topics, parents are able to build a network of support.