Training Schedule and Forms for Caregivers


Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent?

Join us on Thursday, November 18th from 5PM-7PM at the Mineral Ridge Church of Christ (address: 3911 S Main St, Mineral Ridge, OH 44440) for an open house!

There will be light snacks and refreshments, and the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about becoming a foster parent!

We hope to see you there!


Foster caregivers are required to complete 36 hours of pre-service training and 30 hours of training annually thereafter. Training is offered on a variety of topics that are integral to allowing caregivers to meet the needs of children in their care.

Foster Caregiver Trainings

*All trainings will be Virtual*

3/24/22 10am-Noon & 6-8pm

"Updates in Foster Care" with Alicia and Shannon

4/4/22 6-9pm

"Caring for Traumatized Children" with CeCe Norwood from Presidential Associates

4/21/22 6-9pm

"Behavior Management" with Dave Zidar

5/10/22 6-9pm

"Management of Children with Sexually Inappropriate Behavior" with Dave Zidar


Foster Parent Appreciation dinner at Cimenero’s, guest motivational speaker Jamole Callahan – please mark your calendars

6/8/22 6-9pm

"Effective Ways to Parent Children with Defiant Behaviors" with John Ward

6/28/22 6-9pm

"Emotional Permanence for Kids in Care" with Dr. Christine Kelly Cross from Presidential


Current Pre-service Trainings

Preservice trainings are offered every Wednesday via Zoom from 4 to 7 pm. Contact Karla Matig at or (330) 544-8005 ext.1414 if you are interested in becoming a foster parent at our agency and joining our preservice trainings.

Triple P Foster Parent Trainings

Join us for "The Power of Positive Parenting". A Free Triple P Group for Foster Caregivers.

All Groups are 10am -12pm at Cadence Care Network's Training Room 39 North Main St. in Niles.

Please wear a mask & practice social distancing

Seminars are for parents with children birth to age 12. Snacks included. No childcare provided.

No Dates Currently Available

Please RSVP, or for more information, call or text Robin 330-984-1510 or email

Please contact Karla at (330) 544-8005 ext. 1414 or by email at for training registration or to confirm dates, times and location of training.

Foster Care Building:
43 North Main Street, Niles, OH

Training Building:
39 North Main Street, Niles, OH


Parking and Entrance are in the rear of the building across from Dairy Queen

Below are forms Cadence Care Network foster caregivers are required to complete on a monthly basis.

1. Daily Behavior Log

Use this document to help you monitor a child's daily progress and behavior

Turn this document in with your monthly census sheet

It is required that you fill out this form for all children placed in your home

2. Medication Log

Use this document to help you monitor a child's medication intake

Turn this document in with your monthly census sheet

It is required that you fill out this form for all children on medication in your home

3. Respite Care Report

Use this document whenever you care for a child in your home on a respite basis

Remember you must also complete daily behavior logs for these children as well

Return this form with the staff person returning your child from respite

4. Census Report

Fill out this form at the completion of every month and forward it to the fiscal department for reimbursement