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.
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Viewers learn that they CAN take control of their lives! Excellent new inspirational documentary Two versions on one tape, second version pauses for group discussion Down But Not Out is an inspirational documentary about Alphonso Bailey.
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.
The Life Skills Literacy Series prepares young people for authentic, realistic practice in the language and concepts of the real world: cars and driving, community resources, medicine and health, personal paperwork, housing, and saving and spending money.
Experience the fun and enthusiasm of foster parent sessions with this collection of some of our best tried and true training curricula.
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
Dr. Rick Delaney talks with four families about the sleep problems their children are facing, and offers the viewer understanding insights, and practical steps to overcome these problems.
This DVD presents a model of foster care creating kinship groups for families who don't have kin available in times of crisis.
This course helps viewers understand these challenges and offers strategies and tools to help keep foster children and foster families safe.
Experience David's days on the streets, drug and crime binge, homelessness, incarceration, rejection, and hopeful plans to become a fisherman.
One out of seven kids runs away and many more incidents go unreported.
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.
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.
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.