Foster Parent Pre-Placement Overview
Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (2017)
Provides six modules that help to prepare prospective foster parents for future child placements.
The PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development, and Education) Model of Practice
Child Welfare League of America (2016)
Describes the PRIDE Model of Practice, which provides training and resources for foster and adoptive (resource) parents, as well as foster parent in-service training and development. The PRIDE model of practice enables child welfare agencies to implement standardized training that develops foster and adoptive families as team members in trauma-informed child protection and care.
Training to Become a Foster Parent or to Adopt
Outlines the steps required to become foster or adoptive parents, including classes and background checks.
Why Foster Parent Pre-service Training is So Important: What Foster Parents Gain from Learning About Foster Care Before a Child Enters Their Home
Strickler & Trunzo (2016)
Fostering Families Today, 16(1)