The many roles at the table of foster care
There is always a need for foster parents who will work with children of all ages in the United States. However, you don't have to be a foster parent to have a seat at the table.…
How I became a foster parent - AJ's journey
What makes an aspiring FBI Cybersecurity professional change their entire career goals during their sophomore year in college? Fate.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention month how to help
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Returning A Foster Child To Biological Family: The Foster Parent's Role
So often, we focus on the beginning of the fostering journey. That is undoubtedly important, as many people want to know what they've signed up for as foster parents.
Why Does My Foster Child Call Me? Communication With Foster Children
When the child is first placed in your home, it is ideal for introducing yourself by the name you would like the child to call you. First impressions begin as soon as the case…
Self-Care Tips For Foster Parents
Self-care for foster and adoptive parents
Foster Care Emergencies or Planned Placements
Most people consider emergency placements when considering how a youth ends up placed in a foster home. You get a call about a child and their age, a gender, and then in a…
How Much Money Do Foster Parents Get Paid in Virginia?
Understanding the benefits for Foster Children in Virginia and how much money you will receive for supporting a child in need.
Felonies and Misdemeanors Barriers to Being a Foster Parent?
Yes, you can. With all criminal convictions, the law is clear about the misdemeanors and felonies that would be a barrier to becoming a foster or adoptive parent in Virginia. We…
How to build resilience in children in Virginia foster care
How do we teach children in Foster care the skills of resiliency?
How you become a Foster Parent with a Child Placing Agency
The journey to become a Foster or Adoptive parent in Virginia "A how to guide".
Disciplining Foster Children With Trauma: A Guide
Disciplining Your Foster children who enter the Foster care system may have been through a significant amount of trauma that has stemmed from abuse, neglect, or any other…