For Foster Parents

Information & Training Links

Forms & General Information

Incident or Injury Report Form   DHS Resource Page - brochures, fact sheets, reports 
Furnace Inspection Form  Paths to Permanency - informational handout
Training Log  Mandated Reporter Form
General Post Test  Resource Guide for Mandated Reporters
MJUA Liability Insurance Information Legal Steps Manual- resource for relative foster parents
MJUA Incident Report Form   

Web Resources

Minnesota Adopt   NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness  
NFPA -- National Foster Parent Association MACMH – MN Association for Children’s Mental Health 
PACER Center- for children with disabilities MOFAS –Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
MCCCA – Minnesota Council of Child Caring Agencies MN Mental Health 
CEED – Center for Early Education and Development  Healthy Foster Care America
Minnesota Joint Underwriters Association  

Training Requirements & Resources

Foster parents are required to each complete 12 hours of training a year to meet ongoing licensing requirements.Below are the mandatory training topics required once licensed. For any online training- if you do not receive a certificate or complete a post test, be sure to document on your training log the name and date you completed the training.