Training Links

Supervised Childcare Experience, if applicable (available for download online)

  • It is required that prospective caregivers obtain 40 hours of direct child care experience prior to caring for children at the Specialized and Intense Levels of Care
  • You may do this by becoming approved as a babysitter for CCYFS, or you may request a list of available locations for the observation hours from the Family Development Specialist after your background check has been cleared.
  • If you know a licensed foster parent (licensed by CCYFS or another child placing agency), and you have spent at least 40 hours observing them and learning from them, they may sign this form for you.
  • This form is not required for verification, but the experience is necessary in order to be considered for the broadest range of children.

DFPS Medical Consenter Online Training  (available for download online)

  • This training is required prior to licensing your home and will be required annually. This training must be completed on-line at the website listed on the form. If you do not have access to the internet, contact our office and you can set up an appointment to use a CCYFS computer.  Each certificate may only bear one participant’s name.
  • At the end on your online training, you can generate a certificate and print it out.  You will also need to complete DFPS Form 2759, Acknowledgement and Certificate of Completion of Medical Consenter Training (available for download online).  Return both the Certificate and the Acknowledge to CCYFS in order to receive credit for this training.

DFPS Trauma Informed Care Online Training  (available for download online)

  • This training is required prior to licensing your home and will be required annually. This training must be completed on-line at the website listed on the form. If you do not have access to the internet, contact our office and you can set up an appointment to use a CCYFS computer.  Each certificate may only bear one participant’s name.

DFPS Reporting Suspected Abuse or Neglect of a Child Online Training  (available for download online)

  • This training is required prior to licensing your home. This training must be completed on-line at the website listed on the form. If you do not have access to the internet, contact our office and you can set up an appointment to use a CCYFS computer.  Each certificate may only bear one participant’s name.

Transportation Safety Online Training  (available for download online)

  • This is training is required prior to licensing your home.  This training must be completed on-line at the website listed on the form.  Please complete Part #1 and printthe certificate. If you do not have access to the internet, contact our office and you can set up an appointment to use a CCYFS computer.  Each certificate may only bear one participant’s name.

DFPS Psychotropic Medications Online Training  (available for download online)

  • This training is required prior to licensing your home and will be required annually. This training must be completed on-line at the website listed on the form. If you do not have access to the internet, contact our office and you can set up an appointment to use a CCYFS computer.  Each certificate may only bear one participant’s name.