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Foster and Adoptive Pre-service Training

 You must attend one Information Meeting
prior to starting pre-service classes. 

Information Meetings are held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. or by individual appointment.

Call 216.831.2255, ext. 2274, for more information and to register.

All Information Meetings and Pre-service Training Classes are held at:

Beech Brook

Wade Administration Building
3737 Lander Rd 
Pepper Pike, OH 44124

Adults only, please; child care is not provided.


Monday, January 6, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Monday)
Orientation to Foster Care, Kinship Care and Adoption & The Child Protection Team-Modules I  & II   This is to be your first class.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wednesday)
Child Development    Module III  
Monday, January 13, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Monday)
Trauma and Its Effects - Module IV
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wednesday)
Child Sexual Abuse - Module V
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Tuesday)
Minimizing the Trauma of Placement - Module VI
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wednesday)
Transcending Differences in Placement - Module VII
Monday, January 27, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Monday)
Helping the Child Manage Emotions and Behaviors - Module VIII
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
10:am-1:00 pm or 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wednesday)
Understanding Primary Families - Module IX
Monday, February 3, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Monday)
The Effects of Caregiving on the Caregiver Family - Module X
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Wednesday)
Long-term Separation, Post-Adoption Issues for Families and Graduation - Module XI  & Module XII