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You must complete Orientation training to become a certified caregiver.
You can also participate in Orientation training to get an introduction and overview to help you determine if becoming a resource to children is right for you.
If you have questions about Orientation, please email us.
Orientation training is available with your
local ODHS Child Welfare (CW) office or through self-guided,
Attend Orientation training in-person or through a live video-stream presentation.
Find a local CW office
If you can't attend Orientation with a local office, complete the three-step Orientation process outlined below.
View the five-part online presentation in English or Español. All five videos take approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes to view.
In addition to the online Orientation presentation, review the following video links and other materials. Become familiar with the bill of rights documents that impact children and young adults in foster care, certified resource parents and relative resource parents.
Complete the Orientation knowledge check and submit to your local Child Welfare office. This serves as your certificate of completion for orientation.
Orientation knowledge check Verificación de conocimientos de orientación
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