Forms & Resources

Forms
To assist you in selecting the correct item, we've included a description for each.  Click the name to view it. Please follow the directions provided for submission instructions.
Form Name Description Last Revised
Direct Deposit Application (PDF)
Complete this form if you would like your payments direct deposited into your bank account February 24, 2015
Foster Care Incident Report (PDF)
Complete this form if there has been an incident with a foster child in your home February 24, 2015
Individual Fact Sheet (PDF)
All household members 18 y/o and older need to complete this form February 24, 2015
Video and Book Training Questionnaire (PDF)
Complete this form is you want training credit for watching a video or reading a book February 24, 2015
Bridging Connections Invoice Voucher (PDF)
Use this form to bill the county for Bridging Connections services you provided February 24, 2015
W9 Form (PDF)
This form is needed so you can receive foster care payments February 24, 2015

Resources
Please read the description for each resource provided. Click the name to view it.
Resource Name Description Last Revised
Minnesota Department of Human Services View resources provided by DHS February 5, 2015
Chapter 245A These Rules and Statutes govern both Child and Adult Foster Care February 19, 2015
Chapter 245A This pertains to Family Adult Day Services February 19, 2015
Chapter 9555 Social Services for Adults parts 5105-6265 This pertains to adult foster care February 19, 2015
Home and Community-Based Service Standards- Chapter 245D This pertains to those providing certain services beyond basic foster care February 19, 2015
Rule 2960 parts 3000-3100 This Rule pertains to child foster care February 19, 2015
National Foster Parent Association This provides information and support to foster parents February 19, 2015
National Alliance on Mental Illness This provides information and support to those affected by mental illness February 19, 2015
Legal Steps Manual This is a resource for individuals caring for relative children February 19, 2015
Carver and Scott Mental Health Crisis Line The Mental Health Crisis Program is an after-hours Mobile Crisis Service. February 24, 2015
Minnesota Department of Human Services - Adult Mental Health Attending to mental health is just as important as maintaining physical health. DHS works to ensure accessible mental health services and supports for adults. February 24, 2015
Mental Health Association of Minnesota The Mental Health Association of Minnesota enhances mental health, promotes individual empowerment, and increases access to treatment and services for persons with mental illnesses. February 24, 2015
Family Matters (PDF)
Lean about parenting kin February 24, 2015
Safe Sleep Brochure (PDF)
Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death February 24, 2015
Adult Foster Caregivers Network Topics (PDF)
A list of all the available newsletter topics which can be used for training hours February 19, 2015
Anxiety Video PowerPoint (PDF)
View Power Point with Anxiety Video March 24, 2015
Attention and Behavior Disorders Video PowerPoint (PDF)
View Power Point with Attention and Behavior Disorders Video March 24, 2015
Children's Mental Health Information Packet (PowerPoint) (PDF)
View Power Point with Children's Mental Health Video March 24, 2015
Children's Mental Health Video Self-Test (PDF)
Take Self-Test on completion of Children's Mental Health video training March 24, 2015
Depression Video PowerPoint (PDF)
View Power Point with Depression Video March 24, 2015
First Steps - Getting Started Raising Relative's Children (PDF)
This is a resource for individuals caring for relative children February 19, 2015
Foster Care On-Going Training Resources (PDF)
Available resources for providers that need on-going training February 19, 2015
Initial-Licensing Foster Care Training Resources (PDF)
Available resources to receive required training prior to becoming licensed February 19, 2015
Keeping Families Together PowerPoint (PDF)
View Power Point with Keeping Families Together Video March 24, 2015
Pre-Service Dakota County (PDF)
Dakota Counties schedule for "pre-service" training August 6, 2015
Pre-Service Module Descriptions (PDF)
Descriptions of modules included in the "pre-service" training February 19, 2015
Self-Test (PDF)
Take Self-Test on completion of video training March 24, 2015
Signs of Safety Power Point (PDF)
View Power Point with Signs of Safety Video March 24, 2015