To qualify to become a Therapeutic Foster Parent, there are 12 additional units of training needed which include the following: 

Unit 1:  Introduction
Unit 2:  Professional Parenting I
Unit 3:  Professional Parenting II
Unit 4:  Understanding Child Development I
Unit 5:  Understanding Child Development II
Unit 6:  Developing Healthy Relationships
Unit 7:  Therapeutic Communication
Unit 8:  Understanding Behavior
Unit 9:  Changing Behavior
Unit 10:  Skill Teaching
Unit 11:  Conflict Resolution
Unit 12:  Understanding and Managing Crisis

Contact Virginia Householder, Family Recruiter & Outreach Supervisor at (724) 371-0671 or vhouseholder@adoptionconnectionpa.org for more information.