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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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Experience the fun and enthusiasm of foster parent sessions with this collection of some of our best tried and true training curricula.
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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.
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 transitional services
In conjunction with the Student Workbook, this book presents a successful, class-tested model for increasing student proficiencies.
This resource includes information and reproducible documents to assist anyone in helping to create a youth advisory board or committee.
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.
This guidebook is a compact but provides a comprehensive look at the pressures youth face. To teach adolescents to... recognize nine emotional grooming tactics, identify distorted thinking and language cons, understand the 12 steps of physical closeness, practice good friendship and dating skills.