Ongoing Training for Foster Caregivers
According to rule 5101: 2-5-33 of the Ohio Administrative Code, each caregiver must complete training commensurate to the level of fostering they intend to provide.
Level of Fostering Training Hours Required
Infant-Only Foster Care 24 within 2-year certification
Family Foster Care 40 within 2-year certification
Specialized Foster Care 60 within 2-year certification
The continuing training topics must reflect the training needs of each foster caregiver, as identified by his or her recommending agency.