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DEA is pleased to bring you theSource, the newsletter of the DC Child & Family Services Agency Child Welfare Training Academy. Along with training registration links, each issue of theSource will provide you with updates on new classes, highlight special offerings, and give you the information you need to get the most out of the professional development opportunities offered by CWTA. If there are topics or training events you   would like to see addressed, please let us know by contacting us directly at



The CFSA Child Welfare Training Academy (CWTA) is approved by the DC Board of Social Work as a continuing education provider for licensed social workers in the District of Columbia. This course catalog is inclusive of all in-service courses offered by CWTA.



The external training submission form must be completed by Resource Parent Support Workers to document any external training completed by the resource parent.® (FPC) provides innovative, research-based, interactive online courses for foster, adoptive, and kinship parents. Our self-paced training is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From the comfort of home, parents can enroll, complete a course, and receive a certificate of completion in a single session. The content is developed by nationally recognized experts in the fields of parenting, social work, pediatrics, psychology, psychiatry, and education. FPC courses are valued by foster care agencies and praised by caregivers.



Click the button below if you are interested in Becoming a Resource Parent or want to learn about resource parent pre-service training.

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