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.
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This comprehensive, easy to carry reference guide to independent living puts essential information at your finger tips!
This book will help parents, caregivers, and teachers guide their young adults to develop financial skills and THINK about money differently.
A true story about a young woman's journey through foster care. Julia shares stories of those who made a difference in her life and how they helped her build hope and faith for a better life.
Experience the fun and enthusiasm of foster parent sessions with this collection of some of our best tried and true training curricula.
Putting It Together offers program coordinators and other youth workers tools to develop and implement each piece of an independent living/transitional plan.
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 postdischarge services.
The experiences, Insights and Recommendations of Eleven Former Foster Kids Growing up in placment takes a toll. The purpose of this book is to provide child welfare professionals insightful feedback from former foster children who grew up in juvenile justice, foster care, orphanage, adoptive and mental health placements.
This course offers home safety tips and compliance tools including self-inspection checklists, unusual problems, main inspection stations, yard and pool safety, and charts for self-scout inspections.
The growing number of children diagnosed with autism increases the possibility that foster, kinship, and adoptive parents will face this challenging disability. This course examines the core deficits of autism: communication, social skills, and play. Also covered are developmental delay,
This course helps viewers understand these challenges and offers strategies and tools to help keep foster children and foster families safe.
Dealing with an angry child is no fun, yet all parents suffer through it. In this Foster Parent College class, Dr. Rick DeLaney, PhD, discusses the ABC's of behavior in relation to anger outbursts in 5 to 10 year olds.
Examples of treatment plans show how social skills can be integrated into plans across different settings and levels of care. Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders can help and encourage any professional striving to improve the lives of troubled youth.
Cyber-bullying is a crime in some States and has even led to death. Hear from Real Teens as they discuss their views on Cyber-Bullying.
In our looks-obsessed society, lots of people think that being overweight is simply an appearance issue. Obesity issues go way beyond the ones we usually hear about, like diabetes and heart disease. Being overweight can also affect a person's joints, breathing, sleep, mood and energy levels.