PRIDE In-Service Training

Last updated on August 4, 2020

Caregivers provide an invaluable service to children, youth, and families requiring specialized skills, education, and support.

As of January 2020, PRIDE In-Service is available to foster caregivers across BC.  This on-line training, designed to meet their unique needs and offer focused skills training, is free of charge and takes about 50-55 hours to complete.  All foster caregivers are required to complete the BC PRIDE In-Service Training within two years of becoming approved.

The Pride In-Service curriculum consists of 11 modules: Modules 1-9, Caring for Indigenous Children, and Supporting Open and Safe Dialogue about Substance Use.

Training content includes:

  • Assessing Self-Esteem
  • Caring for Indigenous Children
  • Communicating with Youth & Children     
  • Promoting Positive Behaviour & Self-Responsibility
  • Sexuality & Sexual Abuse
  • Child/Birth Family Ties
  • Teamwork Skills
  • Cultural Competence
  • Lifebooks
  • Permanency Planning & Goals
  • Supporting Transitions
  • Foster Parent Adoption
  • Managing Change in Your Family
  • Abuse/ Neglect Allegations
  • Supporting Open and Safe Dialogue about Substance Use

To register, request the PRIDE In-Service training via your Resource Worker who will submit a registration form on your behalf. 

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