Endorsements & Approvals

FosterParentCollege.com® is proud to be partnered with a number of North American organizations. To partner with FPC, please contact us at 1.800.777.6636.

Rated By

FosterParentCollege.com (FPC) is the first and only online resource parent training center to be rated by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC). Both individual courses for in-service resource parent training and FPC's Blended Pre-Service Training have received a "Promising Research Evidence" rating. According to the CEBC website, "Evidence-based practices are those that have empirical research supporting their efficacy."     view report on Pre-Service Training »         view report on FPC courses »

Strategic Collaborations

FosterParentCollege joined with the Child Welfare League of America to develop the New Generation PRIDE Model of Practice  for agencies. Within this model, the pre-service training component introduces parents to the practice of trauma-informed care using 12 online classes and five in-person meetings. Additionally, the PRIDE Model emphasizes the mutual assessments by the agency and the parents regarding the family's ability, willingness, and skills in providing care for children.   read more »


California Alliance of Caregivers (CAC) represents the voices of relative and non-relative caregivers to promote the well-being of children in foster care. CAC has endorsed FosterParentCollege.com as a valuable training resource that supports California's commitment to providing quality foster and kinship placements for our children.   learn more »
"The Canadian Foster Family Association (CFFA) Board of Directors has elected to endorse FosterParentCollege as an excellent training resource for foster parents throughout Canada..."   read more »
The County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) is a nonprofit association representing the human service directors from each of California‚Äôs 58 counties. CWDA has endorsed FosterParentCollege.com as a resource that supports their mission of promoting a human services system that encourages self-sufficiency of families and communities, and protects vulnerable children and adults from abuse and neglect.   learn more »
FosterParentCollege is endorsed by the National Foster Parent Association. FPC is also proud to support NFPA. Resource parents can support NFPA as well while receiving their training online, thanks to an agreement between the NFPA and FPC. FosterParentCollege will make a donation to the NFPA of 10% of the purchase price of all FPC classes taken through the NFPA website.   read more »


In June 2008, the National CASA Association officially recognized FosterParentCollege.com as a source for continuing education credit for volunteers. FosterParentCollege.com materials can be an informative and convenient way for CASA/GAL volunteers to learn about the challenges facing both youth in care and foster parents.   read more »


The California State Foster Parent Association, Inc. (CSFPA) provides support, advocacy, resources and education to all California Resource Families/Foster Parents. Our purpose is to bring together all Foster Parent/Resource Family associations throughout California to work together to promote the general welfare of children that need protective care.   learn more »

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