Foster Parent College: House Safety

Michael Quinn, a 25-year-veteran social agency professional, guides parents through a virtual 10-station tour and inspection of a typical foster home. He looks for dangerous conditions that might go unnoticed until seen as a safety hazard to children — everything from the temperature of hot tap water to unsecured old freezers. Parents assume the role of regulator with self-scout house inspections, noting deficiencies and making necessary corrections or repairs.