FOSTER CARE SUPPORT NETWORK VOLUME 3 TRAININGS
Below are the training titles and descriptions for each Volume 3 FCSN training. After you have determined which trainings you are interested in ordering, select the number of tests and answer keys you will need for each. Only one answer key is needed for each training per facility. Each test includes a certificate of completion per foster parent.
*We encourage you to check with the licensing entity in your state to ensure that FCSN trainings will be counted toward training hours for your foster parents.
Follow the links below to view FCSN trainings from each volume.
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Important Publisher's Note: Reproduction of Tests and Certificates of Completion may VOID your training hours.
**Please note, certificates are NOT mailed with the trainings. Certificates will be issued upon completions of the tests. Once you send us the completed tests, we will correct them and issue a certificate.
Volume 3, No. 1 Training & Certificate
Siblings in Foster Care: Debunking Myths, Looking for Answers
How many children are separated from siblings once they enter foster care? This article postulates that sibling issues like these have been overlooked for too long. As a result, its intent is to answer difficult questions in order to benefit everyone involved with a child's well being.
Volume 3, No. 1 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 2 Training & Certificate
Improving Children's Mental Health: What Foster Parents Need to Know
This article examines how good foster care will help prevent mental health problems and lead to quicker resolutions of problems that already exist.
Category: Mental Health
Volume 3, No. 2 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 3 Training & Certificate
Adopting Foster Children: Grief, Loss & Other Issues Present Unique Challenges
This article explains the unique grief/loss issues that foster and adoptive children experience. Advice to help during this transition, and the role that support groups and professional counseling can play, are also addressed.
Volume 3, No. 3 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 4 Training & Certificate
Fetal Alcohol Children: Better Understanding FAS, FAE
Did you know that when Mom drinks, baby drinks? What are the behavioral, medical, and educational challenges of children with FAS/FAE? This article answers questions like these.
Volume 3, No. 4 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 5 Training & Certificate
Mastering the Skills of Mentoring
For young people who have lived through challenging times, having a stable, caring mentoring adult in their lives can make a world of difference in getting a child or teen back on track.
Volume 3, No. 5 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 6 Training & Certificate
Keeping Your Cool: Anger Management for Children
Healthy anger management techniques, and discussion on self-control, are among the areas discussed in this training.
Category: Behavior Management
Volume 3, No. 6 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 7 Training & Certificate
I Was Here First: Blending the Needs of Biological and Foster Children
Will a biological child be resentful of having to share Mom and Dad with another sibling? This article examines what some people involved in fostering had to say about this issue.
Category: Family Blending
Volume 3, No. 7 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 8 Training & Certificate
Meth: Effects of Drug a Growing Concern for Foster Parents
What is meth? Why are unborn babies especially vulnerable to its effects? What are short- and long-term effects? What can be done? This article addresses this troubling issue.
Volume 3, No. 8 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 9 Training & Certificate
Educating Your Foster Child: Surrogate Parenting & Other Advocacy for Parents
The importance of teachers, foster parents, and surrogate parents working together for the child's well being, are explained at length in this training.
Volume 3, No. 9 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 10 Training & Certificate
Better Understanding Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties
This article is designed as an overview of some of the behavioral disorders that affect children, including Asperger Syndrome, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Additional resources are also included.
Category: Behavior Management
Volume 3, No. 10 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 11 Training & Certificate
Foster Parents' Bill of Rights: A Growing Number of States Have Legislation
Research suggests that increasing foster parents' role in decision making improves foster parent recruitment and retention. Foster parents' bill of rights is designed to do just that. This article describes some of the states that have them, and what rights a foster parent has when they don't.
Category: Foster Parent Rights
Volume 3, No. 11 Answer Key
Volume 3, No. 12 Training & Certificate
Easing Teen Troubles: Experienced Foster Parents Offer Their Views on Raising Teenagers
Raising teenagers will never be easy, but by following advice that appears in this article – such as keeping lines of communication and setting boundaries – it needn't be an impossible task.
Category: Family Blending
Volume 3, No. 12 Answer Key
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