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Hattie’s Advocate: Adopting a Family through Foster Care
     

Hattie’s Advocate: Adopting a Family through Foster Care

by Matthew Hoffman
 
A witty and intriguing look into the world of foster care through the eyes of a foster parent. It breaks down the expectations and regulations that parents in foster care are faced with and it touches on the problems in government policy affecting foster children. It does all this while thoroughly entertaining the reader. It is an indispensable resource for anyone

Overview

A witty and intriguing look into the world of foster care through the eyes of a foster parent. It breaks down the expectations and regulations that parents in foster care are faced with and it touches on the problems in government policy affecting foster children. It does all this while thoroughly entertaining the reader. It is an indispensable resource for anyone considering adoption or foster care and a great read for just about anyone else.

Editorial Reviews

Harlee Levy
"A beautiful story and firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of foster care and adoption. It is an inspirational read told with humor and heart. A must read... especially for anyone considering foster care or adoption."
Rajendra Lowtan, M.D.
"Hattie's Advocate details the art of foster parenting. Many caveats wrapped into this easy-to-read storyline. An excellent resource for parents and professionals. Bravo!
Wanda Soares
"This book is a good read and an outstanding guide for new and veteran foster parents. It is also an excellent resource book for understanding the multifaceted world of foster care."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012609298
Publisher:
Demarche Publishing LLC
Publication date:
04/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
298
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Matthew W. Hoffman and Krista Hoffman maintained a foster license in the Baltimore/Washington area for nearly a decade and specialized in therapeutic foster care. Matthew graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and spent time working in special education classrooms and healthcare. Krista graduated with a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, and a Parenting Coordinator for the Howard County Circuit Court. Krista began her career in psychology at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and now works in private practice. She has mentored children through The Choice Program at UMBC and has taught English and Psychology at Mount De Sales Academy. Together Matthew and Krista have achieved their greatest accomplishment nurturing several foster children in a therapeutic and loving environment.

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