This is a story for kids who can't live with their parents, regardless of the circumstances. It's about resilience and loyalty, hope and disappointment, love, sadness, and anger, too. A Note to Caregivers by Jennifer Wilgocki, MS, and Marcia Kahn Wright, PhD, discusses the emotional experience of children who are in foster care, kinship care, or otherwise not living with their parents, and the vital support that adults in their lives can offer.
A large part of foster care is maintaining records and documentation. Keep track of foster care records with these printable worksheets and create your own record keeping system with a binder for each foster child and a set of printable worksheets.
CWLA is proud to host its National Kinship Care Conference, Building Communities of Caring for Children and Families, from September 17 - 19, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Learn more: https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=cwla&WebCode=Kinship14
Engaging Birth Parents in Kinship Care 3/27 Webinar with Dr. Joseph Crumbley Learn strategies for engaging birth parents in supporting relative caregiver, stabilizing kinship families, and maintaining relationships with their children: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/373675482 The first in a series of spring webinars leading up to the 2014 National Kinship Care Conference: https://netforum.avectra.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=cwla&WebCode=Kinship14