What are the classes like, that prepares people to care for foster children?
There are 27 total hours of pre-service training. Topics include Washoe County policy, Medicaid policy, abuse and neglect issues, child sexual abuse, how abuse and neglect effect children`s development, attachment, separation and grief issues for children, discipline, cultural issues, primary families, effects of care giving on the caregiver and adoption issues. This informative training, which is provided in English and Spanish gives foster parents essential tools to care for children in their care. CPR and First Aid training is strongly recommended.