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Supporting Kinship and Kin-Like Caregivers

June 28, 2023

In this course, participants will learn about what kinship and kin-like care is and how it benefits children and families. Participants will also learn about what it means to be a licensed kinship caregiver and what resources are available through the use of scenarios and videos from those with lived experience. (2 hr.) Take course…

Identifying and Managing Implicit Biases

June 28, 2023

In this brief series, resource parents will increase their awareness of implicit biases and how biased decision making can impact permanency outcomes for children, youth, and families. It also provides a variety of strategies to help caregivers identify and manage their own implicit biases. (1.5 hr.)

Kinship Caregiver Resources

November 8, 2022

This new page features a collection of courses and other resources of special interest to kinship caregivers. Visit…

Critical Partners for Permanency

June 29, 2022

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 achieving permanence. Take course…

Court: Roles and Obligations of Foster Parents

April 18, 2022

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…