Trainings We Offer

We disseminate information and provide trainings on the services provided by our office, the Foster Youth Bill of Rights, and the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard (RPPS). You can request a training with a preferred date and time or you can sign up for one of our pre-scheduled, reoccurring trainings on our Training Calendar.

Training Request Form

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2022 Training Calendar

If you want to register for a pre-scheduled training, click this option.

Foster Youth Bill of Rights

Audience

Foster Youth
Resource Parents
Social Workers/Probation Officers
Anyone who works or cares for foster youth

The Foster Youth Bill of Rights (FYBoR) was created due to the advocacy of youth in care, and its purpose is to protect children and youth in foster care, youth on probation and in out-of-home placement, and children living in any licensed or certified children’s facility or home in California. Participants will learn learn about the role, functions, limitations and the laws that govern the California Office of the Foster Care Ombudsperson (OFCO); learn about the OFCO Complaint Process; learn about the California Foster Youth Bill of Rights; and learn about how to identity potential foster youth rights violations and uphold the rights.

Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard (RPPS)

Audience

Resource Parents
Social Workers/Probation Officers
Anyone who works or cares for foster youth

Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard (RPPS) was created to empower caregivers to make parenting decisions that support youth health, safety, and best interest while encouraging their positive developmental growth. Participants will learn about RPPS decision making and how it can promotes normalcy of youth in care. Participants will be empowered to make parenting decisions that uphold the rights and promote the positive development and well-being of youth in care.

Training Resources

Curriculum

English Coloring Book
Spanish Coloring Book

English Handbook
Spanish Handbook

English Poster
Spanish Poster

English and Spanish Wallet Brochures (Available in Print Only)

*FREE printed versions of these publications can be ordered at: https://fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov/publication-request-form/ 

Logo of the California Office of the Foster Care Ombudsperson

The California Office of the Foster Care Ombudsperson is dedicated to serving
foster youth in California by investigating and resolving complaints
about foster youth rights, care, placement, and services.

Telephone Icon     1-877-846-1602

Email Icon     fosteryouthhelp@dss.ca.gov

Internet Icon     www.fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov


The law that governs the OFCO is Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) 16164.

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