RAFT certification training overview
Resource and Adoptive Family Training (RAFT) is the ODHS Child Welfare certification training curriculum for all resource parents, relative resource parents, and pre-adoptive parents. The curriculum aligns with our ODHS Child Welfare Vision for Transformation.
RAFT must be completed for all resource parents within 12 months of becoming a certified resource parent.
Prior to participating in RAFT you must complete Orientation training and review Mandatory child abuse reporting information:
Additionally, the following videos are highly recommended prior to participating in RAFT:
Attendance and registration for RAFT is available in two ways:
- Your Training Facilitator will ask you to use this web page to access the training session materials.
- If you need any materials printed, please contact your local ODHS Child Welfare Office.
- Virtual Training Participant Expectations: English | Español
RAFT is a 27 hour curriculum that occurs over nine, 3-hour sessions consisting of video, podcasts and facilitated slide presentations.
Download the Participant Guide