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    Frequently Asked Questions:

      

    Does my partner need an account too?

     

    These courses are limited to one certificate, per parent, per course. Each parent will need to make their own account, and complete each course they want to be certified inPlease be aware of your current licensing expectations, which will be provided to you by your agency point person.

     

    Are any trainings required every year?

     

    The HCOPT course, which is required yearly, is reset every year on June 1st. All other courses are reset every two years in July as well. (Example: If you complete the HCOPT course on September 1st 2024, the certificate is valid until September 1st 2025, however you are eligible for recertification beginning July 1st 2025)

     

    What kind of training do I need to maintain my license?

     

    Each foster parent is required to complete at least 30 hours of training during a two-year period (15 hours per year), prior to the two-year renewal point. Many free and convenient training opportunities are provided and DSS recommends that each foster parent complete fourteen hours of training each year in order to maintain their foster home license. click here

     

    Additional Links:

     

    Foster Parent Bill of Rights