OCOC foster and adoptive families will receive training in the following areas:


  • Issues dealing with child abuse/neglect and abandonment 

  • Child care and development 

  • Discipline and self esteem issues 

  • Loss and separation 

  • Techniques for providing positive experiences to children for developing healthy, stable and nurturing environments 

**These classes are also open to kinship parents.


Super Saturday (in-service training) is offered quarterly for parents.  Training components will include, but not be limited to:


  • CPR and First Aid

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome 

  • Medications

  • Healthy Brain Development 

  • Managing Aggressive Behavior 

  • Love and Logic (principles on positive parenting) 

  • Effective Black Parenting 

  • Child Development Stages and Phases 

  • Dealing with the Sexually Abused Child 

  • Alternatives to Physical Discipline  

  • Emergency Behavior Intervention 


Visit our events page for more information on upcoming classes.