Due to COVID-19 concerns, all in-person trainings are currently canceled.

Please contact your RFA worker for information about current online training offerings,
or email ppc@afs4kids.org for further information.

Resource Family Training Schedule

Registration is open to current Resource Families and those in the application process. If you have not yet begun your application to become a Resource Parent, please click here to begin.

For all training registrations, please email ppc@afs4kids.org. *If you are a current Resource Family, please also contact your RFA Social Worker so that they can submit a training plan on your behalf.

RFA Events

Please join us on Zoom for Coffee with Caregivers. Details for upcoming meetings can be found here.

Information on RFA Meetings and Support Groups can be found here.

RFA Orientation Sessions

Resource Family Approvals — Also known as RFA — is a method of certifying care providers for the care and supervision of children, youth, and non-minor dependents (NMD) in the foster care system. Attend an Orientation Session to learn more. See here for more information on our Orientation Schedule.

During the COVID pandemic, orientations are being conducted through individual phone calls. These one-on-one phone calls are available to respond to any questions you may have or give you additional information. If you are interested in an initial orientation call, please email: Arlene.Hylton@sfgov.org

PreService Approval Training 2021

All training offerings can be found here

Ongoing Care Provider Training/Special Events 2021

Start Date Class/Event Name Start Time End Time Hours Location
Online Online Training: Just in Time (offers a variety of training topics) http://www.qpicalifornia.org/pages/Video.shtml
Online Foster Parent College (offers aprox. 60 trainings 13 in Spanish) http://www.fosterparentcollege.com/
Online CSEC Advanced Training for Caregivers (Mandatory Training for all Resource Families caring for children 10 years of age and older (CDSS Written Directives 8-01(b)) To register for training click here