Pre-Service Certification Trainings
- W Rate: This training is for parents that take care of a teen parent and their non-dependent children.
- Specialized Care Increment Training (SCI): Formally known as D-Rate and F-Rate, is for Resource Parents who care for medically challenged foster children and/or behaviorally challenged foster children.
Resource Family Approval Program Training
The RFA Program Training is a 12-hour Pre-Approval training and 8-hour Pre-Placement training offered to individuals that want to become Resource Parents with Los Angeles County.
If you want to become a Resource Parent (Foster/Relative/Adoptive) you must register and attend an orientation where you will receive information on how to register for the RFA Program Training. To register for an orientation please call 1 (888) 811-1121.