Foster Care Training Links 


Foster Care Licensing requires each provider complete initial and on-going training hours. The annual requirement for Child Foster Care is 12 hours total; one hour must be Children's Mental Health training and one hour must be Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. 

Each video training below has a short description. In order to receive credit for this training opportunity, each provider must watch the video/videos provided, follow along with the given information packet (power point) and then complete the self-test. The completed self-test must be returned to your Scott County Licensor in order to receive credit for this training.

Required Training

  1. Children's Mental Health

This video training is presented by Deena McMahon. This video defines mental health and specifically addresses how it impacts children's development. This training had been approved and will meet the children's mental health requirement for Foster Care initial and on-going training.

  1. Introduction to Children's Mental Health
  1. Prudent Parenting
  1. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma (SUID/AHT)
  1. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Additional Training

  1. Foster Care Manual Quiz

The Foster Care manual can be found on the resource page. This quiz has been approved for 4 hours of annual training. 

  1. Quality Parenting Initiative
  1. Mandated Reporter Training
  1. Operation Parent
  1. Anxiety
  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  1. Depression
  1. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  1. Autism
  1. Cenpatico University, Foster Care EDU
  1. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  1. Foster Parent College
  1. Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
  1. Tribal Information Exchange
  1. PACER
  1. Overview of Mental Health Issues
  1. Keeping Families Together Video
  1. Signs of Safety
  1. The North American Council on Adoptable Children