Foster Parent Training

MISSION: The RAPT division within Staff Development will deliver exceptional trainings of excellence. Trainers will have the resources they need to provide information to resource parents. Coordinators will provide support to both staff and resource families with proficiency. Curricula will be comprehensive and representative of DCS policy and the DCS practice model. 

 CPR/First Aid/Universal Precautions Training  

July 2013 Contacts Update for Indiana DCS to Parents 

Registration Directions to Search By Zip Code     

Registering in the ARC Learning Center 2013   

Detailed Instructions for Printing Certificates of Training Completed Through the Red Cross 

Indiana DCS FAQ Document 2013  

* This Certification is valid for a two (2) year time period.   


Resource and Adoptive Parent Training (RAPT) Information 

Alternative Training List for DCS Resource Parents

RAPT Class Catalog (Descriptions)                 

RAPT Schedules  (Click on this link to access Statewide RAPT Training Schedules).

* Registration will close three (3) Business days prior to the scheduled class starting date


Foster Parent Training College

Foster Parent Training College (Click on this link for additional information.)

*Please note that these trainings are for Foster Parents (Resource Parents) being licensed by a DCS Local Office. If you are being licensed by a LCPA ( a private Foster Care Agency), check with your agency for training opportunities.