The training requirements for child foster care licensing in Minnesota Statutes, section 245A.175 were amended to add an annual requirement of one hour of training on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders within the first 12 months of licensure. After the first 12 months of licensure, training on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may be part of the 12 hours of the required in-service training per year.
Training Required if Providing Care for Children 8 or Under
Car Seat Training
Car Seat Training must be completed before you can be licensed to care for a child age 8 or under.
If you are providing interim family foster care or concurrent/permanency foster care, please visit Minnesota Child Passenger Safety Training for more information about registering for a class. You may also call 651-248-8256 for additional information.
If you are providing kinship foster care, please contact Michelle Niemi to sign up for car seat training. Call 763-324-1833 or send an email to [email protected].