TRANSFER FOSTER PARENT PROCESS

Transfer Interest


Please share your interest of transferring to Cherished Impressions Child Placing Agency with your current agency and CPS worker.

Initial Contact


Prospective parents will receive a Welcome Email/ Packet with basic information about Cherished Impressions Verification Process. Complete and return all Transfer Documents (CICPA Application, Data Collection, Release of Information, Background Check, and Steps to Verification).

III. Interest Meeting (Orientation & Decision Session: Meet our Child Placing Administrator)
This Orientation is designed to get to know the prospective foster parent and the environment in which they will care for children. Information about the agency and how it operates is also shared which allows all parties to make informed decisions about a partnering to care for children.

Pre-Service Training (Competency Training: Meet the Caseworkers)


Transferring parents are required to attend at least 2 hrs of this training. (Additional training might be required after reviewing all records.)

Family Home Study


Our Family Home Developer will visit you in your home to discuss your personal history, family interests and lifestyle, childcare experiences, the types of children you feel would best fit in your home, and your strengths and skills in meeting the children’s needs.

Licensing and Verification


Cherished Impressions Child Placing Agency will make a decision to certify or license you as a foster parent.

Child Placement


Cherished Impressions Child Placing Agency will match you with a child that you can leave a cherished impression on, based upon your certification or license.