In this course we will talk about how to become a foster parent, questions you should ask, and what to expect of the process. The instructors will be Arnie Eby, the Executive Director of the National Foster Parent Association and a foster for 22 year; and Angie Jones, a licensed clinical social worker and the Intensive Service Foster Care Recruiter and Trainer at Vista Del Mar, an agency placing foster children in Los Angeles County.

This course covers the following learning objectives:

  • List 3 steps for becoming a foster parent.
  • List 3 questions foster parents should ask of the agency they are considering becoming licensed under.
  • Explain what type of control foster parents have over visitation, medical and mental health care, and reunification.

Outline for Introduction to Foster Parenting

*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.

Virginia Compliance


*Important Information for agencies on Virginia core competencies.