A Learning Site for NC's Resource Parents

The NC Division of Social Services is proud to offer, a learning site for our state’s resource parents. This site features online courses, webinar recordings, videos and podcasts, and answers to frequently asked questions. Free courses include:

Human Trafficking 101 for Resource Parents. This 90-minute course explains what human trafficking is, how to recognize it, and how North Carolina resource parents can respond.




Suicide and Self-Injury in Children and Teens. This 1-hour course helps foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers understand suicide and non-suicidal self-injury in children and adolescents and teaches them how to respond.




To take these free, self-paced online courses go to

These courses are brought to you by the NC Division of Social Services and its training partners.