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.
Small Biz Checkup is written as an “un-business” business book where we minimize the business mumbo jumbo. The content is the streetsmart advice an experienced mentor would give a small business owner.
Go Big! is street smart-guide written for people that want to make a huge impact. Youth will use their creativity to spark innovation and idea creation. The content is broken down to the most essential elements, namely what an experienced product and social enterprise developer would share.
Turn an idea into a streetsmart plan. Joe Startup is the easiest-to-use start up creator ever. Identify additional opportunities for your existing business. Through VISUAL LEARNING, you develop a start up plan which can be instantly shared with friends and advisors. Get feedback all in one place.
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.
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.