Foster Parent TOP Training

This TOP training page is designed to provide Richmond county and Harnett county caseworkers with comprehensive training on the Treatment Outcome Package (TOP), a well-being outcome assessment used with kids and families receiving child welfare services. Please contact Tierra Gilbert at or your supervisor with any questions about the requirements for use of TOP in your county.

Treatment Outcome Package (TOP) Overview for Foster Parents – (6:48) 

This training provides an overview of the Treatment Outcome Package (TOP), an assessment tool used in select North Carolina counties to track well-being outcomes for kids in child welfare.

How TOP Addresses Safety Concerns – (3:16)

This training explains how TOP measures issues related to safety, how caseworkers are alerted to those issues, and what foster parents can expect if those issues should arise.

Updated April 19, 2022