What kind of training or experience do I need to have before applying for licensure?
There is no specific experience required to become licensed for family adult foster care. Qualities of successful providers include: liking people, flexibility, humor, good communication skills, professionalism, good personal boundaries, good health, recognizing the need to take time for themselves, and the support of family and friends. We also recommend that you do some research regarding the type of individuals you wish to work with, such as individuals with brain injuries, Alzheimer's, mental illness, or developmental disabilities. You will be a better provider if you have a broader understanding of the clients in your care.

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1. What are the initial licensing requirements for family adult foster care?
2. How do I start the licensing process for family adult foster care?
3. Do I have to live in a house to become licensed for family adult foster care?
4. What size is required for a bedroom for family adult foster care?
5. What items am I required to provide to residents in family adult foster care?
6. How am I paid for providing family adult foster care?
7. How much will I be paid for family adult foster care?
8. Who qualifies to receive family adult foster care services?
9. How do I get residents for family adult foster care?
10. What kind of family adult foster care clients will I get?
11. Can I be licensed to care for an adult family member?
12. Do I need to be home all the time?
13. Can I hire people to help in my family adult foster care home?
14. Can I move out of the home once I become licensed for family adult foster care?
15. Can I have clients who use a wheelchair on the second level of my home?
16. What kind of training or experience do I need to have before applying for licensure?
17. How much training do I have to have once I become licensed for family adult foster care?