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Adult Family Home Administrator-Training   

This mandatory 54-hour training course is required for those wishing to become licensed as a Washington State Adult Family Home owner. Additional AFH Administrator training requirements include successfully completing the one-day DSHS Adult Family Home Orientation and the ability to pass an English and reading assessment. All training material is provided in class.

This is a non-credit class, which means that you do not need to be a Green River College student in order to enroll. You will receive a certificate after successful completion of the course. This certificate for the Adult Family Home Administrator Training currently does not expire.

English Proficiency: The Washington DSHS requires that all students must provide proof of Enlish proficiency in order to pass this course. Detailed instructions on this requirement will be sent to registered students the week before class, but if you would like to see the requirements now, please request them from  This requirement can be fulfilled by:

1) Taking the English proficiency test at GRC and scoring over 72

2) Providing Transcripts showing English 101 or higher at a college within the US

3) Applying for reciprocity

Students who have passed an approved English and reading assessment at an accredited college or passed a compatible English course at a US college will meet the requirement.  The College Success English and Reading Assessment test or a similar test from another college will meet this requirement. Documented proof of placement in English 97 or higher is required to take this class.


Attendance Requirement: Students must attend 85% of classes in order to receive the certificate.  This means that students cannot miss more than eight hours (one class day) of the course in order for their certificate to be issued. 


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