Trauma-Responsive and Informed Parenting Program (TRIPP) TOT

This learning program utilizes a training-of-trainers (TOT) approach to teach foster care agency facilitators to deliver the Trauma-Responsive and Informed Parenting Program (TRIPP) to foster parents. Learners develop a trauma-informed lens and are taught to assist foster parents in responding to their child’s and youth’s challenging behavior. This learning program includes a variety of learning approaches, including teach-backs, homework assignments, videos, small group work, and group role-plays. Before attending this virtual, instructor-led training, learners must complete all course prerequisites listed below.


Who Should Attend?

Foster care provider agency facilitators.


Course Benefits

Learners will:

  • Practice delivering a small piece of the curriculum.
  • Practice giving and receiving feedback.
  • Participate in activities to learn how to deliver the curriculum to foster parents.
  • Receive coaching from Workforce Institute facilitators.


Course Prerequisites

Prior to attending this course, learners should attend the National Training and Development Curriculum TOT with TRIPP Principles.


Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:

  • A series of three-hour, virtual, instructor-led trainings over four days:
    • Session 1: Review and De-escalation
    • Session 2: Knowing Your Triggers and Listening to Understand
    • Session 3: Collaborating with Our Children and Youth: Creating Solutions
    • Session 4: Putting Our Learning into Practice and Self-Care

Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.


Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.



To register and for more information about this course, email Heather Dominguez at For more information about the ACS Workforce Institute, please contact the Help Desk at or call (212) 748-1898. 


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