The British Columbia Foster Care Education Program:
Is a standardized education program designed to build on the skills and experience caregivers bring to their role, as well as knowledge to support their ongoing training and development. The BC Foster Care Education Program is intended for approved foster parents who have a current family care home agreement with the Ministry for Children and Families.
The BC Foster Care Education Program is free of charge and consists of a total of 53 hours of training. It is presented in 14 modules.
Series 1 consists of modules 1 – 9 for a total of 33 hours of curriculum. The first module, Caring for Children: Overview is recommended to precede all other modules. Participants can register for all the modules in Series I or for specific modules. Taking the modules in sequence maximizes the participant’s learning experience.
Series 2, which contains the final 5 modules of the program, is spread over 17 hours.
Click here to download the BCFCE Program brochure