Resource Family Training Schedule

Registration is required to attend training series. To register, first sign up to be a resource family. Instructions on how to register will be in the application.

Shasta County RFA Pre-Approval Training and RFA Training schedules

Interested in becoming a caregiver? Learn more at a Resource Family Approval Orientation meeting.

Pre-Approval is available to those with an application on file and interested in becoming a Resource Family home with the county or those who are currently licensed with Shasta County. Classes are held at 1628 Market Street, Redding CA 96001. Registration is required prior to attendance. Please contact: (530) 229-8092 to register.

Information on caring for children that have experienced trauma and are involved with the child welfare system. Topics include care of substance exposed children, trauma and attachment, challenging behaviors and much more. This series is 36 training hours over 12 days – to be completed within the first year of approval.

CPR/First Aid Classes (For current caregiver updates and new caregivers in process of Resource Family Approval) (4 hours).

Additional training for Resource Families is available online at www.FosterParentCollege.com

Resource Family Approval Training Schedule

To sign up for the trainings, please call 530-225-3796 to register.

To be added to the invitation for virtual Orientation, you must register.

Orientation – Provides an overview of Resource Family Approval process in a 3 hour session – must attend one session prior to approval.

DATE TIME LOCATION
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 9:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 9:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 9:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration

You must sign up for the RFA Pre Approval series prior to attending. Please call 530-225-3796 to register.

Pre-Approval – Information on the Resource Family Approval process including the Child Welfare and Probation systems, the Resource Family role, education and health services, and much more. This series is 12 training hours over four days – must complete prior to approval.

DATE TIME LOCATION
Tuesday, August 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Tuesday, August 31, September 7, 14, & 21, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Tuesday, September 28, October 5, 12, & 19, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Tuesday, October 26, November 2, 9, & 16, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Tuesday, December 7, Thursday December 9, Tuesday, December 14, & Thursday December 16, 2021 6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration

You must sign up for the RFA Training series prior to attending. Please call 530-225-3796 to register.

RFA Training Series – Information on caring for children that have experienced trauma and are involved with the child welfare system. Topics include care of substance exposed children, trauma and attachment, challenging behaviors, and much more. This series is 36 training hours over twelve days – to be completed within the first year of approval.

DATE TIME LOCATION
Thursday, August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021
6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Thursday, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2021
6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration
Thursday, October 7, 14, 21, 2021
6:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Training
Email invitations will be sent after registration