Legal Resource Manual for Foster Parents Curriculum

This four-module training curriculum is based on the Legal Resource Manual for Foster Parents developed for the National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) by Regina Deihl, J.D., Legal Advocates for Permanent Parenting and Cecilia Fiermonte, J.D., American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law. The manual itself can be purchased through the NFPA website. For each module there is an instructor's guide, which includes all handouts, and a PowerPoint presentation to be used in presenting the module. The training curriculum and PowerPoints are available on the above listed website and can be downloaded for free.

  • Module 1: Permanency Foster Parents and the Law
  • Module 2: Dependency Court and Removal of Children
  • Module 3: Court Participation by Foster Parents
  • Module 4: Allegations of Abuse