Idaho Federation of Families Respite Care Training

The Idaho Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Offers Respite Care Training

What are the Respite Provider Tasks?

Closely supervise children in your care

Provide safe and age appropriate activities

Follow and support at all times the parent’s rules for the children regarding medication, snacks(food), activities, movies, TV, not smoking, etc.

Provide a short report to parents at the end of each visit.

How do I become a Respite Care Provider?

Any one can be a successful respite care provider.

You fill out an information application and confidentiality agreement

Required  background checks and fingerprinting are paid for by the Federation of Families,

Attend and successfully complete a free two hour training class presented via the internet.

Training classes are held several times a year.

To receive information please contact: Cindy Shotton   cshotton@idahofederation.org

208-433-8845

800-905-3436