Online Training for Child Foster Care 

Viewing these online trainings will count toward annual required training hours. To get credit for these trainings, you must fill out a Self Study questionnaire for each training.

Fill out self-study questionnaire here.


Children’s Mental Health: ADHD 

Presented by MN Department of Human Services

1 hour

Caring for the Infant Experiencing Withdrawal  

Presented by Becky Baker MSN, RNC and Megan Main BSN, RNC

2 hours

Children’s Mental Health: Anxiety

Anxiety symptoms, treatment and interventions

1 hour

Children’s Mental Health: Depression

Depression symptoms, treatment and interventions

1 hour

Mandated Reporter Training

This training is designed to help you understand the mandated reporter laws and requirements, including the actions you need to take if you know or suspect a child is being maltreated.

Proof Alliance Webinars

Proof Alliance is the statewide source for comprehensive, customized training and education on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Offers On-Demand Webinars on a variety of topics, to increase knowledge and a better understanding of the impact, treatment, and prevention of FASD.

Interactive multimedia training courses for adoptive, kinship, and foster parents.  Anoka County has a limited number of free credits for Anoka County Child Foster Providers. Please contact Heather Lance if you would like to register for a class using these credits.



FCAC Online Training offers 149 courses with new topics added continuously. Complete mandated training hours from the comfort of your home. Training online offers flexible hours.....train around your schedule. No need for baby sitters.

Courses are developed by professionals with extensive experience, and most hold a Masters or Ph.D.

Certificates are immediately generated with the passing of course test. Certificates may be emailed or downloaded directly to your computer and printed out. Certificates contain your name, course title, hours credited, and date.

The Foster Care Institute Trainings

Empowering foster parents, schools, teachers, and child advocates to help and care for children in need!

MNAdopt Education

MNAdopt has many live and pre-recorded webinars available. Some free of charge, others very affordable.

Cenpatico University, Foster Care EDU

A comprehensive educational training initiative offered as a community service that targets all stakeholders of the foster care system. These online trainings are offered free of charge, are interactive and facilitated trainings using a 'conference to you' approach. These trainings are hosted live by national experts and other trainers.