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Pre-Certification Training

PRIDE & ITFC Pre-Certification Trainings
(Pre-certification trainings are held in the El Monte office and are open to currently certified families as refresher trainings) Make sure to mark these dates on your calendar, they’re a great way to earn 7.5 hours in one day!

21st  22nd

24th 25th
28th  29th 

31st  Feb. 1st

17th 18th
20th 21st
24th 25th
27th 28th

5th 6th
14th 15th
16th 17th
19th 20th

14th 15th
17th 18th
21st 22nd
24th 25th

8th 9th
11th 12th
15th 16th
18th 19th

3rd 4th
6th 7th
10th 11th
13th 14th

*Dates in red are PRIDE Panel days (2 hrs.) where you can share your experiences with prospective parents.

Monthly Support/Training Meetings held in Altadena

Jan. No meeting
Feb. 1st
Mar. 1st
April 2nd

May 1st
June 4th
July 2nd
Aug. 1st

Sept. 5th
Oct. 1st
Nov. 1st
Dec. TBA

Call Vanessa for details: 626-246-1783


Extraordinary Families & CWI

The Child Welfare Initiative (CWI) has developed a collaborative network of resources to facilitate the recruitment, training and ongoing support to foster parents of a particular segment of children. Therapeutic foster care involves children who have greater behavioral and emotional needs and require a greater level of care from the parents.

Collaborating with six respected foster family agencies in the greater Los Angeles area (Aviva, ChildNet, Children’s Institute Inc., Five Acres, Hathaway-Sycamores and Olive Crest), the Children’s Welfare Initiative has created an interactive community of resources housed at www.Extraordinary-Families.org. The site launches today and serves as a means to inform interested parents on the level of care needed to successfully parent one of these children. The Child Welfare Initiative...