RESOURCES Pre-Placement Training

Below find all the training modules and links to help you along your fostering/adoptive journey

MODULE ONE

Orientation To Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care

MODULE TWO

The Child Protection Team

MODULE THREE

Child Development

MODULE FOUR

Childhood Trauma & Its Effects

MODULE FIVE

Child Sexual Abuse

MODULE SIX

Minimizing The Trauma of Placement

MODULE SEVEN

Transcending Differences in Placement

MODULE EIGHT

Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors

MODULE NINE

Understanding Primary Families

MODULE TEN

The Effects of Caregiving on the Caregiver Family

MODULE ELEVEN

Adoption Considerations

Slide Click Here for Self-Study Packet Preservice Youth Version is a self-study packet for prospective adoptive and foster parents to review with their children as they are attending the Preservice series. This tool, developed by Bethany Strauss and Leah Wasburn-Moses at Miami University, helps parents discuss important topics with their children in preparation for an adoptive or foster child.

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