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.

RFA Orientation Sessions

Resource Family Approvals — Also known as RFA — is a method of certifying care providers for the care and supervision of children, youth, and non-minor dependents (NMD) in the foster care system. Attend an Orientation Session to learn more. See here for more information on our 2018 Orientation Schedule.

Pre-Approval Training – English

Every applicant and co-applicant applying to be a resource family must complete the required pre-service trainings before being approved.

Pre-Approval Training – Spanish

CPR/ First Aid Training


Trainings for Caregivers of Children Aged 0-3

If you intend to care for a child aged 0-3, you will need the following additional training before you are approved.


Advanced Trainings

The following are advanced trainings that resource families can attend to continue their learning and to earn training hours for their annual renewal.