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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
Nothing helps a young person more with putting together their identity than their own lifebook...especially one they have created and built themselves!
Moving In explores ten Independent Living, Transitional Living and combined IL-TL programs across the country, offering providers a clear picture of how they can develop their own programs.