This five hour class is a required training for all homes accepting placement of foster youth age 14 or older.  It covers services and resources available to foster/adoptive youth as well as provides techniques to prepare them for adulthood.


Family Training Specialist

Janice Byrd

Janice is a Family Training Specialist at FosterAdopt Connect. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work. Janice has over twenty-five years’ experience in the child welfare field, working with both foster/adoptive and birth parents. She and her husband were licensed foster parents for twelve years and are adoptive parents. Janice has provided numerous trainings for foster and adoptive parents.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Zoom Link

  2. 2
    • Participant Handbook

  3. 3
    • Survey