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.
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.
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.
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.