Training Resource Center: Resource Parent Mentoring Program

Grants and Contracts Details


Resource Parent Mentor Program The Resource Parent Mentoring Program (RPMP) specializes in one-on-one, short-term, intensive coaching relationships, which provide newly approved resource parents emotional encouragement, skill reinforcement, and parenting strategies unique to providing out-of-home care so as to enhance the quality of care provided and stabilize initial placements. The program matches newly approved Resource Parents (mentees) with veteran Resource Parents (mentors) for their first six months service. Mentors seek to assist mentees with applying skills learned during the initial training experience, identifying resources unique to the service region, modeling and encouraging appropriate partnership within the child welfare system, providing emotional support, and sharing practical parenting strategies. Goal: The goal of the Resource Parent Mentor Program is to enhance the quality of out-of-home care provided and stabilize initial placements.
Effective start/end date7/1/156/30/16


  • Eastern Kentucky University: $339,598.00


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