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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. For upcoming training information, click on the Training Calendar
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.

Frequently Asked Current Provider Questions



Where are the key documents for current providers?
Can I log into GA+SCORE?
How do I log into GA+SCORE?
What is GA SHINES?
For CPAs: How do I remove a foster home member in GA+SCORE?

Upcoming Events



APR
30
Mon

IMPACT FCP 5-Day

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.
 
April 30, 2018 - May 4, 2018 9am – 4:30pm.

MAY
4
Fri

MWO Matters (PRO Team): Savannah

This training will allow participants to identify challenges with MWO placements, and strategize ways to overcome many of the barriers. Participants will become familiar with associated behaviors, solutions for maintaining placement, crisis stabilization, and much more.
 
To find other sessions of this training, click here.

MAY
7
Mon

MWO Matters (PRO Team): Savannah

This training will allow participants to identify challenges with MWO placements, and strategize ways to overcome many of the barriers. Participants will become familiar with associated behaviors, solutions for maintaining placement, crisis stabilization, and much more.
 
To find other sessions of this training, click here.


MAY
14
Mon

IMPACT FCP 5-Day (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.

Gwinnett Technical College (Building 100 - Room 902)
May 14, 2018 - May 18, 2018
9AM-4:30PM

MAY
30
Wed

Making an IMPACT: Presentation Skills for Training

This training is for certified IMPACT leaders who want to develop their presentation and classroom management skills. 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.
 
Trainer: Dianne Kelly MS, LPC
 

MAY
31
Thu

Making an IMPACT: Presentation Skills for Training

This training is for certified IMPACT leaders who want to develop their presentation and classroom management skills. 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.
 
Trainer: Dianne Kelly MS, LPC
 


JUN
5
Tue

FY19 RBWO Minimum Standards & Contract Deliverables

 
The Office of Provider Management asks that you mark your calendars for this important meeting. As the dates for this events nears, we will send out a reminder and a link for you to register to attend. If you have any questions, please contact your Monitoring Manager.


OCT
9
Tue

Practice Matters

 
The Office of Provider Management asks that you mark your calendars for this important meeting. As the dates for this event nears, we will send out a reminder and a link for you to register to attend. If you have any questions, please contact your Monitoring Manager.