Foster Care & Adoptive Community Training

Serving Foster & Adoptive Parents, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors, Teachers, Child Care Providers

High-Quality Online Training Starting at Just $6.95

Telephone: 818-998-4462 (Pacific Standard Time)

 



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In addition to serving foster parents in every state (and some foreign countries), FCAC is approved for Social Worker/MFT CEU credits by:

  • Alabama State Board of Social Work (#0076) (more info)
  • Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (Social Workers & MFT) (more info)
  • Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (Social Workers) (more info)
  • Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists (social workers - 10 hours) (more info)
  • Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (#159.001046)(social workers) (more info)
  • Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board (more info)
  • Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (20 hours of Category II -- 15 for LSWAs) (more info)
  • Michigan Bureau of Health Professions (social workers - 10 hrs) (more info)
  • Missouri Divison of Professional Registration, Committee for Social Workers (15 hours) (more info)
  • New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners (more info)
  • Oklahoma Board of Licensed Social Workers (CEP#20230187) (more info)
  • Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers (more info)
  • Rhode Island Dept. Of Health, Office of Professional Regulation (Social Workers) (more info)
  • Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, Lic.&Reg (SW- 5 hrs) (more info)
  • Virginia Board of Social Work (more info)
  • West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners (20 hours of Category II) (more info)
  • Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing Office of Education & Examinations (Social Workers) (more info)
  • For more info about using our training to fulfill social worker continuing education, please click on your state name:Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Utah, Wyoming

View course curriculum and goals by clicking on course title from list below.

Life Book

Lifebooks - 3 credit hours Includes 33 colorful template pages to create a child's lifestory. Help your child's self-esteem and receive a training certificate.

$13.95
First Aid & CPR - Follows American Heart Association® 2010 CPR/ECC Guidelines and includes Adult - Child - Infant CPR
First Aid -- CPR Renewal/Refresher -- Universal Precautions - 4 credit hours (Click here for renewal info) - newly revised to latest (2010) Guidelines $24.95
Alcohol & Drug Related Issues
Fetal Alcohol, Other Drugs & Their Effects - 4 credit hours $13.95
Fetal Alcohol, Other Drugs - Caregiver/Family Issues - 3 credit hours $10.95
Fetal Alcohol, Other Drugs - School Issues - 4 credit hours $13.95
A Caregiver's Guide To Common Street Drugs - 2 credit hours $6.95
The Addiction-Prone Child - 3 credit hours $10.95
Adolescent Substance Abuse & Treatment - 3 credit hours $10.95
Marijuana - Are You Informed? - 3 credit hours $10.95
Behavioral Issues

Positive Discipline - 3 credit hours

$10.95

Putting Dignity in Discipline - 3 credit hours

$10.95
The Bridge From Rage to Reason:Coaching The Traumatized Child To Think Before Act - 4 credit hours$13.95
Stealing - Lying - Sneaking and Hoarding Food - 4 credit hours $13.95
Ambiguous Foster Child -Attachment, Separation, Loss & Loyalty - 2 credit hours $6.95
Acute Crisis - A Developmental Perspective - 3 credit hours $10.95

Stress: A Friend or Relentless Enemy? - 2 credit hours

$6.95
Why Do Traumatized Children Need Such A Different Approach To Parenting - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting Traumatized Children Part I - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting Traumatized Children Part II - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting Traumatized Children Part III - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting Traumatized Children Part IV - 3 credit hours $10.95
Holidays, Vacations, Birthdays & Other Celebrations: Why Are They Often So Difficult For Foster Children? - 4 credit hours $13.95
Mad, Sad, Glad, Scared and The Other Lively Emotions - 3 credit hours $10.95
Assessing & Exercising the Brain Functioning of Traumatized Children - 4 credit hours **Includes exercises to increase brain development.$13.95
There IS a Difference Between Reactive Attachment Disorder & Attachment Disorder! - 4 credit hours $13.95
Children Who Self Abuse - Self Hurt - 3 credit hours $10.95
Anger Management for Children & Teens - 3 credit hours $10.95
Practical Ideas for Serious Situations: Drugs, Violence, Sexual Acting Out, & More - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting The Sneaky Child - 4 credit hours$13.95
Parenting Children With Multiple Diagnoses, Labels, Behaviors, & Solutions! - 3 credit hours $10.95
Difficult Children 101 - 4 credit hours $13.95
The Sexual Behaviors of Traumatized Children: Why Are These Children So Focused On Sex - 3 credit hours $10.95
When Your Child is a Tease, a Bully, or the Victim - 4 credit hours $13.95
Having Compassion for Foster Children Who Bully - 4 credit hours $13.95
Dealing With Sexually Acting Out Behaviors In Foster Care - 4 credit hours $13.95
Lying and Teaching the Truth - 2 credit hours$6.95
Dealing With Gang Activity - 3 credit hours $10.95
Sibling Abuse by Rita Laws, Ph.D - 2 credit hours $6.95
Conflict Resolution - 2 credit hours$6.95
Paradoxical Techniques by Deborah Hage - 3 credit hours$10.95
Suicide Facts & Prevention for Foster & Adoptive Families by Rita Laws, Ph.D - 2 credit hours$6.95
Disorders
ADHD - What Is It, Does My Child Really Have It? And What Can Be Done About It? - 4 credit hours $13.95
Conduct Disorder - What Is It & What Can Parents Do About It? - 4 credit hours .$13.95
Aspergers, Autism & Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders - 3 credit hours $10.95

Understanding Our Senses & Sensory Integration Disorders - 3 credit hours

$10.95

Sleep Disorders - A Parent's Most Exhausting Challenge! - 2 credit hours

$6.95
They Say My Child Has Bipolar-What Does This Mean & What Can Be Done About It? - 3 credit hours $10.95
Anxiety, Depression, Bi-Polar Symptoms & Disorders in Children & Teens - 3 credit hours $10.95
How to Identify and Help Anxiety in Young Children - 4 credit hours $13.95
Psychiatric Disorders Found in Foster & Adopted Children - 4 credit hours $13.95
Difficult Children 104: Children With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - 3 credit hours$10.95
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD/ADD) - 4 credit hours $13.95
Learning Disorders, Learning Disabilities - 3 credit hours $10.95
Recognizing & Parenting The Bipolar Child/Adolescent - 3 credit hours $10.95
Depression in Children and Adolescents - 4 credit hours $13.95
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD) in Children and Adolescents: Diagnosis and Treatment - 4 credit hours $13.95
Bipolar Affective Disorder (Manic Depressive disorder) in Children and Adolescents - 3 credit hours $10.95
Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, and Agoraphobia in Children and Adolescents - 3 credit hours $10.95
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - 4 credit hours $13.95
Educational & School Issues
Advocacy in Education - 3 credit hours $10.95
Understanding The I.E.P Process - 2 credit hours $6.95
Helping Children Become Readers - 4 credit hours (Alabama social workers click here) $13.95
Building a Strong Family - School Relationship - 2 credit hours $6.95
Learning & Working With Schools - 4 credit hours $13.95
Getting Involved & Staying Involved in Your Child's Education - 3 credit hours$10.95
Preparing for Post High School Education - 2 credit hours $6.95
General Issues
The Adoption Process: A Personal Experience - 2 credit hours $6.95
Allen's Story - Through the Eyes of A Child Part I - 3 credit hours $10.95

Self-esteem & Our Children - Who Do They Think They Are? - 4 credit hours

$13.95

Developing Tools to Effectively Deal with Crises - 3 credit hours

$10.95
Effective Listening & Communication Skills - 3 credit hours $10.95
Difficult Children 103 Resiliency: Building On Their Strengths!- 3 credit hours $10.95
Loss & Grief Experienced by Foster & Adopted Children- 3 credit hours $10.95
Creating A Healing Environment For Our Children - 3 credit hours $10.95
Surviving in Today's Foster Care Climate: A Guide to Working With Social Workers & Treatment Team Members - 3 credit hours $10.95
Effects & Behaviors Caused by Exposure to Domestic Violence - 3 credit hours $10.95
How to Get Kids to Talk About Their Feelings & Why They Should - 3 credit hours $10.95
Teaching Children About "The Birds & The Bees" - 3 credit hours $10.95
Children Behave The Way They Behave... - 2 credit hours $6.95
Teaching Essential Life Skills to Children of All Ages - 4 credit hours $13.95
The Importance & Policies of Early Intervention Services - 2 credit hours $6.95
Parenting On The Same Channel - 3 credit hours$10.95
Choosing & Talking to Your Child's Therapist - 3 credit hours $10.95
Parenting Abused and Neglected Children - 4 credit hours $13.95
Pets & Children - 3 credit hours $10.95
Money Skills - 4 credit hours $13.95
Divorce: What Foster and Adoptive Parents Need To Know - 2 credit hours $6.95
Foster Care Issues
Allegation Prevention - 4 credit hours $13.95
Ten Important Things Foster and/or Adoptive Parents Should Know - 4 credit hours $13.95
Lessons Learned From 27 Years of Fostering Part 1 - 3 credit hours $10.95
Emergency Preparedness - 4 credit hours$13.95
Water Safety - 2 credit hours $10.95
Transportation Safety - 2 credit hours $10.95
Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting - 3 credit hours $10.95
Whole Family Foster Care Part 1 - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Whole Family Foster Care Part 2 - 4 credit hours   $13.95
The Foster Care Experience - 3 credit hours $10.95
Foster Family Home Renewal Readiness - 2 credit hours $6.95
Foster Parent Burnout: Avoiding It And Dealing With It - 3 credit hours $10.95
What Can I Expect When I Take A Foster Child Into My Home - Behavior Problems- Easing Transition- 3 credit hours $10.95
Foster Parents & Birth Parents - Working Together For The Children - 2 credit hours $6.95
Saying Hello and Good-Bye - 3 credit hours $10.95
Racial & Cultural Issues
Parenting Children Across Racial & Cultural Lines - 4 credit hours $13.95
Celebrating American Indian Culture in the Family - 3 credit hours $10.95
Transracial and Cross-cultural Fostering - 2 credit hours $6.95
Hispanic Family Dynamics - 3 credit hours $10.95
Internet Safety/Social Media Courses
Social Media, Part 1: Friend or Foe - 3 credit hours   $10.95
Social Media, Part 2: Websites and Apps - 3 credit hours   $10.95
Social Media, Part 3: More Websites and Apps - 2 credit hours   $6.95
Adoption Assistance/Subsidy Programs
Part 1: Eligibility Issues and Requirements - 3 credit hours $10.95
Part 2: Negotiating Adoption Assistance - Policies and Challenges - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Part 3: Hearings & Appeals - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Courses of Particular Interest to Social Workers
Ethical Dilemmas & Decision-Making - 4 credit hours $19.95
Ethical Issues in Social Work & Other Helping Professions Part 1 - 3 credit hours   $16.95
Ethical Issues in Social Work & Other Helping Professions Part 2 - 2 credit hours (Intended to be taken only after Part 1)  $13.95
Ethical Issues in Social Work & Other Helping Professions Parts 1 and 2 - 5 credit hours Save $4 by purchasing both parts together with this special combo! $26.90
Working With Foster & Adoptive Parents - Sensitivity Training for Social Workers - 3 credit hours$10.95
Health & Medical Issues
Bloodborne Pathogens & Infection Control - 2 credit hours$10.95

Eating Disorders - 2 credit hours  

$6.95
Managing Chronic Conditions, Special Needs & Medication Administration - Medically Fragile Children - 4 credit hours (required by many agencies)$13.95
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: What You Need To Know - 3 credit hours$10.95

Shaken Baby Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - 2 credit hours

$6.95

Nutrition - Healthy Eating - 2 credit hours  

$6.95
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) - 2 credit hours   $6.95

The Truth About Bedwetting - 2 credit hours

$6.95
Health Issues - 3 credit hours$10.95
Kids & Their Bones - 2 credit hours $6.95
Dietary Guidelines, Food Allergies, and Eating Disorders - 3 credit hours$10.95
Understanding Asthma - 2 credit hours$6.95
Infants - Toddlers - Pre-schoolers
An Overview of Child Development - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Child Development in Detail, Part 1 - Infancy - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Child Development in Detail, Part 2 - Toddlers - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Child Development in Detail, Part 3 - Preschool Years - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Child Development in Detail, Part 4 - The School Years - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Developmental Milestones Guide (Birth - 5 years) - 2 credit hours$6.95
Normal Growth and Development - 3 credit hours$10.95
Early Interventions - 3 credit hours $10.95
Teaching Our Youngest (Preschoolers) - 3 credit hours$10.95
Early Intervention Strategies At Home - 2 credit hours$6.95
High Needs Babies & Beyond - 3 credit hours $10.95
Helping Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers Catch Up - 2 credit hours $6.95
Fun Play - Safe Play - 2 credit hours $6.95
Toys:What Do Children Really Need? When? Why? (Birth - 5 years) - 3 credit hours$10.95
Pre-teens & Teens
Raising Foster & Adopted Teens: Not for the Faint of Heart - 3 credit hours $10.95
Teaching Independence & Keeping Fragile Kids Safe - 4 credit hours $13.95
Living and Working With LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care - 4 credit hours   $13.95
Working With Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Youth - 2 credit hours $6.95
Foster Parenting Teens - Restoring Peace in Your Home - 2 credit hours$6.95
Parenting Teen-Agers - 3 credit hours $10.95
A Foster Parent's Guide Through Puberty - 2 credit hours $6.95