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D and F Rate Pre-Service Training
This training is required by all licensed foster parents and other individuals who plan to become foster parent that reside in the Los Angles County.

Pre-registration is required for these classes

D — RATE CERTIFICATION

The D-Rate certification is specialized training for caregivers (licensed foster parents, relative caregivers, or non-relative legal guardians) to develop the skills necessary to effectively handle the unique challenges of caring for children with severe emotional and/or behavioral problems.

Days: 4 Thursdays

Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Session Dates:
  • May 5 - May 26, 2016

F - RATE CERTIFICATION

The F-Rate certification is specialized training for caregivers (licensed foster parents relative caregivers, or non-relative legal guardians) to develop the skills necessary to effectively handle the unique challenges of caring for children with special medical needs such as severe asthma, traumatic brain injury, shaken baby syndrome, and prenatal alcohol or drug exposure.

Days: 4 Thursdays

Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Session Dates:
  • April 7 - April 28, 2016
  • June 2 - June 23, 2016

W – RATE CERTIFICATION (Whole Family Foster Home)

If you are interested in caring for and mentoring parenting teens, then this class is for you. In this training, you will learn how to teach the teen responsibility for herself and her child. You will help her prepare to care for the needs of herself and her baby once they are out of the system. You will also learn about the requirements of this new program, how to navigate the system, and about the additional W-rate stipend.

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