Take the Training

Estimated time to complete:
2 hours
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This training explains Child Protective Services's expectations for the safe and effective use of psychotropic medications by children in DFPS conservatorship. Talk to your child's doctor about any specific questions you may have about the medications your child is taking.

In order to receive credit for the training, you must:

  • Complete the whole training.
  • Make at least a 70% on the post-test.
  • Print the Certificate of Completion of Psychotropic Medication Training at the end of the training.
  • Provide a copy of the Certificate of Completion of Psychotropic Medication Training to your child-placing agency or residential operation.

After you complete the training, you will also be able to download a copy of the training to use as a guide. (Right click on link, Save Target as)

 

Additional Information for Child-Placing Agencies and Residential Operations:

  • This online training satisfies the requirements of Residential Child Care Licensing (RCCL) Minimum Standards Section 748.885 and Section 749.885 as long as residential child care providers and foster parents also get instructor-led training at their operation that covers:
    • Policies and procedures on administering medication.
    • Who may consent to using psychotropic medications for children who are not in DFPS conservatorship.
  • This online training also satisfies the requirements of Section 748.945 and Section 749.945, which require residential child care providers and foster parents to get trained by a health care provider on psychotropic medications as long as they also get instructor-led training at their operation that covers:
    • Policies and procedures related to administering medication.
    • Who may consent to using psychotropic medications for children who are not in DFPS conservatorship.