Foster Care Beginner

For Prospective Foster Parents

Foster Care Beginner Course is for prospective foster parents by an experienced foster parent.

This self-paced online course contains five videos and over ten slides of valuable information about the following:

  • Manda's story of becoming a foster parent
  • Discerning why you might become a foster parent
  • What foster care is
  • Different roles within the foster care system
  • An explanation of common foster care jargon
  • How to become a foster parent
  • Tips to prepare for your first placement
  • FAQ's answered
  • Challenges & joys
  • Recommended resources
  • How to be involved without becoming a foster parent

This course is extremely valuable for anyone who is curious or on the fence about becoming a foster parent.

It can be done alone or with a partner.

On average, it takes an individual one week to complete the course entirely.

Your Instructor


Manda is a follower of Jesus living in Chicago with her husband and their foster children. Former school teacher turned writer, speaker, and advocate, Manda believes there is not a single person you wouldn't love if you knew their story. Her 30-day devotional Space: An Invitation to Create Sustainable Rhythms of Work, Play, and Rest is available on Amazon and her next book releases in February 2021. Follow @mandacarpenter and visit www.mandacarpenter.com for more.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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