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Fostering NC


A learning site for North Carolina foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers.

What We Do
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Promoting Normalcy

This 1-hour course is about supporting the social and emotional development of young people in foster care by applying the “reasonable and prudent parent standard.” It explains how foster parents can use this standard to help children and youth in … Continued

Critical Partners for Permanency

This 1-hour course explains why North Carolina prefers to achieve permanence through reunification or kinship care, the importance of shared parenting and helping youth maintain connections with people that matter to them, and the role kinship care can play in … Continued

Preparing for and Responding to Disasters

This course teaches North Carolina resource parents how to keep children and youth safe before, during, and after disasters. (1 hr.) Take course…

Court: Roles and Obligations of Foster Parents

Topics covered by this 1-hour course include the key players in the court process, the types of court hearings, responsibilities of foster parents in court proceedings, and North Carolina’s Foster Parents’ Bill of Rights. Take course…

What We Do

On‐Demand Courses

The short courses, all of which are free, are available any time and include a certificate of completion learners can share with their supervising agencies.
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Webinars

The following topics are helpful for all parents and caregivers.

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Videos

Video content on a range of topics.

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Resources

The following are key resources for North Carolina’s foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers.

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Answers

Frequently Asked Questions about becoming an foster or adoptive parent.

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About FosteringNC

Learn about FosteringNC, our partners and supporters.

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Foster parents are encouraged to talk in advance to their supervising agency about obtaining  training credit through fosteringNC.org.

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