Written in concise, non-technical language, Program Strategies offers impressive coverage of independent living program issues: planning, funding, resource development, evaluation and follow-up are carefully detailed for both public and private sectors of child welfare.
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This comprehensive, easy to carry reference guide to independent living puts essential information at your finger tips!
This book will help parents, caregivers, and teachers guide their young adults to develop financial skills and THINK about money differently.
A true story about a young woman's journey through foster care. Julia shares stories of those who made a difference in her life and how they helped her build hope and faith for a better life.
Experience the fun and enthusiasm of foster parent sessions with this collection of some of our best tried and true training curricula.
Assessing and Contracting with Youth provides professionals with a collection of assessment, contracting, and outcome forms that when used with youth, provide reliable information for: goal plans, case-management, and postdischarge services.
The experiences, Insights and Recommendations of Eleven Former Foster Kids Growing up in placment takes a toll. The purpose of this book is to provide child welfare professionals insightful feedback from former foster children who grew up in juvenile justice, foster care, orphanage, adoptive and mental health placements.
Examples of treatment plans show how social skills can be integrated into plans across different settings and levels of care. Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders can help and encourage any professional striving to improve the lives of troubled youth.
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.
Dr. Vera Fahlberg presents a wide range of approaches for dealing with many of the issues that foster and adoptive parents deal with when working with children. Understanding and working with birth families is given considerable attention throughout the series.
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.
One out of seven kids runs away and many more incidents go unreported.
Explore this easy-to-read and use pocket sized booklet to help young people maintain personal health records and locate necessary information quickly. The Teen Health Guide also offers concise health tips.
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This book uses the Girls and Boys Town approach to foster care. It focuses on building relationships with youth, teaching life skills, and empowering them by teaching self-discipline and self-control. Foster parents and other primary caregivers will find effective, research-based solutions for these common concerns: Building a
This handy guide for youth breaks down eight social skills into manageable steps sure to get results!