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Current Providers


The mission of the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Foster Care program is to strengthen families, protect children from further abuse and neglect and to assure that every child has a permanent family. The private provider community is an important and integral part of DFCS's ability to achieve its mission. The Room Board and Watchful Oversight (RBWO) supports the DFCS mission and provides guidance to Child Caring Institutions and Child Placing Agencies contracted with DFCS.

Resources For Current Providers



Please click on the appropriate check for forms and instructions.
The Office of Provider Management hosts trainings for current providers, including the 120-hour RBWO Foundations training for new staff in specified roles, Reasonable and Prudent Parenting, Every Child Every Month (ECEM), and other topics. GA+SCORE also posts training information supplied by other DFCS departments, including IMPACT Train-the-Trainer sessions. OPM may also post registration information for other public and private trainings of interest to RBWO providers.
All approved Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) policy is available on their Online Directives Information System(ODIS) website under the Manuals, Policies and Procedures heading. Look for Department of Family and Children Services and then Child Welfare.

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Upcoming Events



JAN
22
Mon

IMPACT Presentation Skills 1/22/2018

Target Audience: This training is for certified IMPACT leaders who want to develop their presentation and classroom management skills.

Content: This training will provide certified IMPACT leaders with hands-on practice exercises to strengthen presentation skills, effectively facilitate the IMPACT curriculum, and maximize the participant learning experience.
 
For more information, including a registration link, please download the flyer.

JAN
24
Wed

IMPACT Presentation Skills 1/24/2018

Target Audience: This training is for certified IMPACT leaders who want to develop their presentation and classroom management skills.

Content: This training will provide certified IMPACT leaders with hands-on practice exercises to strengthen presentation skills, effectively facilitate the IMPACT curriculum, and maximize the participant learning experience.
 
For more information, including a registration link, please download the flyer.


FEB
8
Thu

IMPACT Presentation Skills 2/8/2018

Target Audience: This training is for certified IMPACT leaders who want to develop their presentation and classroom management skills.

Content: This training will provide certified IMPACT leaders with hands-on practice exercises to strengthen presentation skills, effectively facilitate the IMPACT curriculum, and maximize the participant learning experience.
 
For more information, including a registration link, please download the flyer.

FEB
9
Fri

IMPACT OCP 204U

IMPACT Training Space is limited to 20 participants per class. There will be no provision for on-site registration or payment. DFCS supervisors should use the online registration system to register DFCS staff, foster parents, and contractors for this class. Private agencies (including individuals who plan to contract with DFCS in the future) should use this form to register for the class. Please send all class availability inquiries and registration forms to ssregistrar@dhs.ga.gov.
 
If you are an IMPACT lead or provider, please click here to gain access to some useful resources. You will be directed offsite to a Microsoft OneDrive web page. Close that window to return to this website.
 

FEB
19
Mon

IMPACT OCP 204U

IMPACT Training Space is limited to 20 participants per class. There will be no provision for on-site registration or payment. DFCS supervisors should use the online registration system to register DFCS staff, foster parents, and contractors for this class. Private agencies (including individuals who plan to contract with DFCS in the future) should use this form to register for the class. Please send all class availability inquiries and registration forms to ssregistrar@dhs.ga.gov.
 
If you are an IMPACT lead or provider, please click here to gain access to some useful resources. You will be directed offsite to a Microsoft OneDrive web page. Close that window to return to this website.
 


FEB
23
Fri

2018 AFPAG Conference

Click here to read more about the 45th Annual Adoptive and Foster Parent (AFPAG) Conference being held in Jekyll Island, GA on February 23-25, 2018. The Conference theme is “Bridging the Gap – Partnering to Reconnect Family”. 


MAR
12
Mon

IMPACT OCP 204U

IMPACT Training Space is limited to 20 participants per class. There will be no provision for on-site registration or payment. DFCS supervisors should use the online registration system to register DFCS staff, foster parents, and contractors for this class. Private agencies (including individuals who plan to contract with DFCS in the future) should use this form to register for the class. Please send all class availability inquiries and registration forms to ssregistrar@dhs.ga.gov.

Training at Methodist Home for Children and Youth Macon is in the Lipford Room.



APR
16
Mon

IMPACT OCP 204U

IMPACT Training Space is limited to 20 participants per class. There will be no provision for on-site registration or payment. DFCS supervisors should use the online registration system to register DFCS staff, foster parents, and contractors for this class. Private agencies (including individuals who plan to contract with DFCS in the future) should use this form to register for the class. Please send all class availability inquiries and registration forms to ssregistrar@dhs.ga.gov.

Training at Chattahoochee Technical College - Austell is in room B 1113.