House safety and compliance with state regulations for foster homes are discussed by Michael F. Quinn, M.A., social worker and foster family agency supervisor. Michael shares his 25 years of experience in the field of residential foster and group home care as he takes viewers on a virtual tour of a typical foster home. A sample room-by-room home inspection checklist, highlighting common foster home regulations, is among the handouts included for downloading by course participants.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- list the reasons for conducting a self-guided home inspection
- describe how to conduct a self-scout walk-through home inspection
- identify common household hazards
- list strategies for keeping interior and exterior locations safe for children