Training Class Details
Class Title: RFA Pre-Approval Training: Becoming a Resource Parent - Part 1
Class Date: Saturday, June 13, 2020
Class Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Availability: Employees and Eligible Participants
Available spaces: 10
Class Location: Webinar - refer to the class description section for more information about how to participate.
[ Online ]
[ Online ], CA 94618
Class Trainers: Carla Felten
Class Description:

The Seneca foster care pre-approval training series is primarily designed for prospective ISFC (Intensive Services Foster Care) resource parents with the purpose of developing or strengthening the knowledge, understanding and skills essential when caring for traumatized foster youth with intensive needs.


This class will be held on Saturdays online via Zoom. The link will be sent out on the Friday before the training around 4pm. If you sign up after 4pm or do not receive the link, please email Alicia Serapio.


You must register online at Seneca’s website at the link below:



Select the month and choose to view by date or topic. These classes fall under the foster care training category. You can also register by calling the Seneca training dept. at (510) 654-4004 ext. 2244.

Becoming a Resource Parent - Part 1: RFA Pre-Approval Training

Participants in this training will learn key concepts related to trauma-informed care and the essential elements of trauma-informed caregiving. In addition, we will discuss the expectations, skills, roles and responsibilities of resource parents/families. Participants will also learn about how to support birth family relationships, address safety issues regarding contact and expectations related to the reasonable prudent parent standard.

Time:  10:00am – 1:00pm                Trainers: Carla Felton


If you have questions or challenges getting into the training, please contact Alicia Serapio at