Noble Children's Services
Foster Care & Adoptive Home Certification Process
Complete questions on the application and gather documents needed that will assist staff in determining eligibility.
Training and education helps families prepare for the placement and on-going care of a child in their home. Adoptive applicants will attend PRIDE training which focuses on protecting and nurturing children, meeting needs, supporting family relationships, connecting children to safe, nurturing relationships and working as a member of a professional team. Foster care and adoptive applicants will complete TBRI training which is Trust Based Relational Intervention. This training lays a foundation for insight about the impact of a child's history on their long-term development; creates a framework for practical intervention; and enhances understanding about how to interpret behavior and to respond appropriately. Families will also receive certifications in CPR/First Aid; behavior intervention, medication training, trauma informed care, disaster/emergency response and normalcy for children.
3rd Home Study
Noble Children's Services staff will meet with you in order to learn more about family history, motivation, parenting styles, experiences, the family's resources and discuss characteristics of children that you are best suited to care for.
4th Child Placement
Noble Children's Services staff and the Department of Family and Protective Services together will match children with a family that best meets their needs based upon the homestudy.
5th Post Placement
Noble Children's Services provides on-going support to families after children or youth have been placed in the home. We provide on-going training, service planning and coordination of community and specialized resources. Our agency also completes all adoption paperwork and coordinates the completion of adoptive placements.