Foster Care Review Board Training

The courses are available for Foster Care Review Board members, Court Staff, DCS Staff, and others who participate in the boards.

You will earn training hours for completed trainings. Trainings consist of completing a pre-test, viewing the online course in its entirety, and completing the post-test and survey.

 

An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing 

Foster Care Review Board Members, Court Staff, Other Members

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Foster Care Review Board Members, Court Staff, Other Members

 

Creating Normalcy Through Prudent Parenting  

Foster Care Review Board Members, Court Staff, Other Members

 

Standardized Assessment Practice for Foster Care Review Board Discussion of the CANS (Child and Adolescent Needs & Strengths).

Review of the CANS measurement principles, ratings for Needs and Strengths, and how to use this information for a child in foster care and at the review board.

Foster Care Review Board Member, Court Staff, other

 

PREPARING YOUTH IN DCS CUSTODY FOR TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

Preparation for adulthood and success beyond 18, focusing on life skills, transition planning data, services, and court procedures for your adults receiving Extension of Foster Care Services.
 
To continue, please choose your role on the Foster Care Review Board:
 

Foster Care Review Board Member, Court Staff, other

TN Department of Children's Services employee

 

SELF-CARE, STRESS AND TRAUMA EXPOSURE RESPONSE

Promoting and understanding a need for self-care while working with the stress and trauma exposure associated with handling your cases.

To continue, please choose your role on the Foster Care Review Board:
 
 
 

 

ADDRESSING THE DEVELOPMENTAL AND HEALTH NEEDS OF CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

The training discusses typical child development,  normal brain growth and the implications for development, how foster care impacts typical child development, special populations and how to address them, and how to effectively obtain information from children and adolescents.

To continue, please choose your role on the Foster Care Review Board:

Foster Care Review Board Member, Court Staff, other

TN Department of Children's Services employee