Foster Care Intermediate

For Rookie Foster Parents

Foster Care Intermediate Course is for rookie foster parents by a foster parent who has had over 15 children come in and leave her care.

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

  • How to prepare for your first placement
  • Trauma-informed parenting & resources
  • What foster care is
  • Tips & tricks for kids of all ages and gender
  • Guidelines for building healthy relationships with your child and his/her biological parents
  • Establishing healthy boundaries
  • Supporting the goal of reunification
  • Advocating for your child
  • A dictionary of foster care jargon

This course is extremely valuable for anyone who is newly licensed and expecting their first placement soon.

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 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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