|As foster parents and caregivers, we want to make sure that you receive the right training at the right time and in the right way. We want to make sure that you have the knowledge and skills you need to proficiently perform your important role as a caregiver or resource parent. We are at the beginning of an ongoing project to develop a competency base training system for Washington State initiated by the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence for foster parents/caregivers, social workers and supervisors. These competencies can also tell us what needs further development. We have developed a first draft of foster parent / caregiver competencies and want your feedback and input.
Here is the link to the survey. It takes about 20-30 minutes at most to complete: