Preservice Training

Clermont County Preservice Training Registration

In order to register for preservice training you will need to set up an account within the CAPS system. This new system will enable you to register for upcoming preservice training courses. If you have difficulty getting registered please contact Trina Farrell, Clermont for Kids Recruiter at Use this link CAPS Registration to begin the process. Navigating the classes can be challenging, use this Preservice Training Checklist to help you get started.

Following are some basic directions that may help you navigate this new system.

Directions for completing the CAPS Registration

First Page
“Division (Agency)” field: search for Clermont County and select the “Clermont County DJFS”
“Primary Position” field: select “Prospective Foster/Adoptive Caregiver”.
“Primary Position (County)” field: search and select residential county.

Second Page
No required fields

Third Page
Create and re-submit a password of your choice.
Submit form.

Once you submit your form it goes to a statewide mailbox. Your request should be approved within 1
business day after submitting. You will not get an e-mail notice but once your account request is
approved you can log in using your email address (username) and whatever password was created at
submission to view and register for preservice training sessions.


Module I:

The Basics of Placement

Saturday, February 4, 2023

9:00 am – 11:45 am

Module II:

Trauma Overview

Saturday, February 4, 2023

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Module III:

Impact of Trauma on Children in Child Care

Saturday, February 4, 2023

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Module IV:


Saturday, February 11, 2023

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Module V:

Maintaining the Child’s Connections

Saturday, February 11, 2023

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Module VI:

Partnering with the Primary Family

Saturday, February 11, 2023

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Module VII:

Effects of Caregiving

Saturday, February 11, 2023

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Module VIII:

Child Development

Saturday, February 18, 2023

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Module IX:

Adolescent Development

Saturday, February 18, 2023

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Module X:

Diversity Foundations

Saturday, February 18, 2023

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Module XI:

Discipline Foundations

Saturday, February 18, 2023

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Clermont County
Contact:  Sharon Wiesenhahn
Location:  2400 Clermont Center Dr., Batavia, OH 45103

Southwest Ohio Regional Training Center (SWORTC)
Contact:  Brian Callahan
Location:  420 Wards Corner Road, Suite J, Loveland, OH 45140