The Foster and Kinship Care Education program (FKCE) provides the continuing training/education hours that resource families are mandated to complete each year in order to maintain their approval status with Riverside County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS). All resource families are strongly encouraged to complete at least 8 hours each year. RCC provides a minimum of 150 training hours each year on topics including, but not limited to, child development, attachment, impact of abuse and neglect, special needs children, positive discipline, self-esteem, etc. Classes are open to all approved or potential resource families including those with relative placements. Training is provided free of charge. Workshops are held at off-campus locations throughout Riverside County. For more information call (951) 222-8937.