Foster and Kinship Care (FKCE)
The Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) program at Lake Tahoe Community College offers FREE classes and trainings for current and prospective Resource Families (foster care and kinship care, relative or non-relative) who live in South Lake Tahoe. Our programs are designed to engage and educate Resource Families so they are able to meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of children and youth. Training topics we offer cover a wide range of subjects, with a focus on Trauma, Resource Family Approval (formally Foster Family), and Kinship Providers support and trainings.
The state of California has implemented a variety of changes to help streamline the process of becoming a foster parent that are both family friendly and child centered. Pre-Service trainings based on the newly implemented process are available at LTCC. Please contact Dana McKnight for more information or to register for classes.
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