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Maintaining a foster care license
Minnesota law requires 12 hours of training each year. If you have any questions about training, contact your licensing worker.
Choose one mandatory training each year. Classes indicated with (MH) qualify for mental health credit.
All November and December 2017 car seat classes are full. We apologize for the inconvenience!
The car seat safety and infant death and abuse classes below are paired so you can take both in one day. Choose a session from each class. Sudden unexpected infant death, abusive head trauma class is required for all foster parents taking children under age 6. Anyone helping you care for children under age 6 must also take this training and are welcome to attend for no cost.
Car seat safety is required for all foster parents who will transport foster children under age 9 by motor vehicle. Anyone that will be helping you transport children will also be required, but can also attend at no cost.
Fees: Free to Hennepin County foster parents and those helping with the care or transport of a Hennepin County foster parent’s foster children. $25 for each session for all other attendees. Pay by check or money order only, to Hennepin County Treasurer.
Location for classes will be at Brookdale Human Services, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center.