Kin, Foster and Adoptive Families

Listed below are the learning opportunities for Vermont foster, adoptive and kinship parents. This includes training required to become licensed foster families and advanced trainings for caregivers.

Caregiver Licensing Requirements

~ Orientation
~ Foundations Online
~ Foundations Learning Networks (Online/Virtual)

Adoption Requirements

~ Fostering to Forever

~ Familes Forever



Connection Series-Home But Not Alone

Spring-Summer 2020 - Coming Soon

Advanced Training   

~ Preventing and Overcoming Secondary Traumatic Stress Through Awareness and Self-Care
~ LGBTQ+ 101: Caring for LGBTQ children and youth
~ Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children 
~ Caring for Opioid Exposed Infants
~ Court Overview Training for Caregivers 
~ Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACES): Nurturing Resilience