This is an online course, if you would prefer to attend a face-to-face AEP, please contact your social worker. Not all regions offer face-to-face AEP.
We welcome ministry clients as well as agency clients.
If you live in a region that does not yet use the Adopt BC Kids portal, please enter your social worker's information in the Adopt BC Kids contact field.
To register, you must:
- For MCFD clients, know the email contact for the Adopt BC Kids service hub or your social worker
- Complete a registration
- Register in your region
- If you are adopting through the Ministry and plan to access block funding, you must have the approval of your social worker to proceed
If you have a partner:
- Complete a separate registration for your partner
- Have a separate email address from your partner's
April 12, 2018: BC North Cohort 1
April 12, 2018: BC Interior Cohort 2
April 12, 2018: BC Lower Mainland Cohort 3
April 12, 2018: BC General Cohort 4
May 3, 2018: BC North Cohort 1
May 3, 2018: BC Interior Cohort 2
May 3, 2018: BC Lower Mainland Cohort 3
May 3, 2018: BC General Cohort 4
Please note that taking AEP-Online does not necessarily ensure preferential treatment in the ministry assessment and placement process.
The AEP Online works with most operating systems and browsers, but for a full list of the software requirements, click here.
For our terms and conditions, including cancellation policy, click here
For a summary course outline, click aep_online_course_outline.pdf
Follow this link to the AEP-Online course: http://onlineadoptioneducation.com
Upon completion of the AEP Online, you are required to upload your certificate and/or transcript to your Adopt BC Kids service hub
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