Transitions involve not only children but foster parents as well. Whether you are receiving a child,an older child placement, or preparing a teen to enter the world after graduating high school, there are lots of transitional stages in fostering children. Children will need guidance to navigate their feelings through these changes, as change, especially from one home to another can be difficult. The following are some resources and information to help whether you are preparing for a new child in your home, saying good bye to a placement or helping an older child transition into independent living:
Saying Goodbye to a Child
OK. You’ve done all the hard stuff. You’ve hung in with your foster child, you have driven him/her to a bazillion therapy appointments, been yelled at screamed at cussed out... [more]
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