- License holders must complete orientation training before they are able to take a person for placement.
- License holders and all caregivers with up to five years of experience are required to have 12 hours of training annually.
- License holders and caregivers with six or more years of experience are required to have six hours of training annually.
- Caregivers providing not more than 30 total days of foster care in a 12-month period and eight hours or less a week have a different requirement for training.
Washington County recommends providers complete more than just the basic required training. This can help you become a more professional and skilled care provider.