The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home

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ISBN-13: 9781849059565
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dr John DeGarmo is a proud foster and adoptive parent who has fostered over 30 children. He regularly speaks on his experiences at conferences and training sessions, and is dedicated to improving and promoting successful foster and adoptive care systems. He lives with his family in Georgia, USA and is also the author of a memoir, Fostering Love: One Foster Parent's Journey. He also writes for a number of magazines, newsletters, and publications, both in the United States and in Europe.You can find out more about John here: www.drejohndegarmo.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Foreword by Mary Perdue, Former First Lady of Georgia. Introduction. 1. Foster Care: Children, Parents, and Caseworkers. 2. The History of Foster Care. 3. Training. 4. Placement: What to do Beforehand/How to Prepare. 5. Problems Foster Children Face. 6. Creating Rules and Expectations. 7. Your Foster Child and His Development. 8. Foster Children and School. 9. Working with Caseworkers. 10. Birth Parents and You. 11. Protecting Yourself and Family. 12. Finding Help as a Foster Parent. 13. When a Foster Child Leaves. 14. Adoption. 15. Resources. Index.

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