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The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services sets requirements for becoming a Foster/Adoptive Parent.

"Foster parents must complete First-Aid with rescue breathing and choking and CPR for infants, children, and adults prior to being the only caregiver responsible for a child in foster care.  Foster parents must also maintain current First-Aid/CPR certification." Source


From the Steps to Become a Foster/Adoptive Parent page.


Our class meets the CPR and First Aid requirements of Texas Administrative Code §746.1315, and Rule §749.911.

This class must include live hands-on skills training!     

  • "must consist of a curriculum that incudes use of a CPR manikin and both written and hands-on skill-based instruction" Source

Your card MUST say PEDIATRIC First Aid. See below.

To meet this requirement please enroll in the Rockwall CPR course called CPR/First Aid for Infant, Child, and Adult.

Please click here to register for a class.

Additional Resources:

Foster Parent Training

Foster Home Fire Safety

Adoptive and Foster Parent CPR First Aid Card
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