Assessors are child protection workers who have specialized training in foster care and adoption and are responsible for performing duties and completing state forms related to adoption and foster care.

Assessors must be employed by, appointed by, or under contract with a court, public children services agency, private child placing agency, or private noncustodial agency. Please see OAC 5101:2-48-06 for more information on Assessor roles and responsibilities.

As an assessor you have access to a number of resources in the CAPS LMS Knowledge Bank.

  1. Log into CAPS LMS 
  2. Select Collaborate (tab at top of page)
  3. Select Knowledge Bank
  4. Toggle to Topics tab at top
  5. Select OUCCAS folder
  6. Select Trainees folder
  7. Select Assessors folder

To access Assessor tools and resources like the Family Interview Guide, log into your CAPS LMS account.

An all-new Assessor training series is coming in 2024. Please check back here for additional information as the rollout date approaches.