In this course, we talk about evaluating the risk factors for foster care with Dr. Kimara Gustafson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota with appointments at both their Adoption Medicine Clinic and Pediatric Emergency Department.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 4 types of trauma foster children typically have experienced.
  • List two impacts from prenatal exposure.
  • Explain what we mean by foster children being at higher risk for overmedication.
  • Detail 3 behaviors that may be seen in foster children as a result of the trauma they have experienced.

Outline for Evaluating Risk Factor in Foster Care.pdf

*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%. 

Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.

This course aligns with the following regulatory requirements.

Illinois Licensing Standard §401.520

*Important Information for agencies on Illinois Adoption Requirements.