Dealing with an angry child is no fun, yet all parents suffer through it. In this Foster Parent College class, Dr. Rick DeLaney, PhD, discusses the ABC's of behavior in relation to anger outbursts in 5 to 10 year olds.
The routine of daily home life offers reassurance to a child whose life has been fractured by abuse and neglect. This video examines daily opportunities for healing.
Children from dysfunctional backgrounds often bring abnormal behavior to their new homes. Foster and adoptive parents can prepare for the new child by developing a re-education plan.
Traditional methods of discipline will often fail with children who have been abused or neglected. In this insightful session, Dr. Fahlberg presents Supportive Control, an alternative method of behavior management.
A panel of experienced foster parents discuss the issues of increased drug and alcohol related placements, the importance of communication with birth parents, and the need for early permanency planning.
This DVD presents a model of foster care creating kinship groups for families who don't have kin available in times of crisis.
The pain of separation and loss is the universal experience of every foster child. They offer insight on how the foster care system could lessen the impact of transition and strengthen a child's relationship with both foster and birth parents.
This course suggests ways for foster parents to clarify their roles in the visitation process and who to turn to for support. Using realistic cases, common problems are explored and solved with recommendations for younger and older children.
Working with Schools" breaks down critical responsibilities each contributing player has in the role of educating foster children including parents, teachers, administrators, counselors, and even therapists. Foster parents share experiences dealing with school systems and share tips.
Developed for young people to see character traits in action. Students will become inspired to replicate the behavior. Facilitator's guide provides methods to bring key concepts into discussion and daily life.
Experience David's days on the streets, drug and crime binge, homelessness, incarceration, rejection, and hopeful plans to become a fisherman.
Risa Bejarano managed to become the first member of her family to earn a high school diploma despite her abusive childhood. Watch as she experiences her prom and graduation, while battling a discrete struggle with addiction
Daniella Anderson entered foster care at 15 after reporting abuse by her father. Five years and ten group homes later, Daniella is leaving foster care with plans to attend college but the reality of a child, rent, needing to eat, and a boyfriend, conflicts with her plans.