What are the responsibilities of a foster parent?

Family Care Network foster parents have an important role as professional members a child’s treatment team. Some foster parent responsibilities include

  • Provide a safe, caring, healthy home environment
  • Maintain open communication with Family Care Network staff
  • Work closely with our clinical staff on treatment issues and implementing case plans
  • Participate regularly in training programs
  • Keep your child’s file up-to-date with case notes, health information, etc.
  • Provide normal transportation for health care, school functions, clothes shopping, etc.
  • Assist child in setting and reaching goals
  • Provide adult supervision of children in the foster home
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