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The Foster Parenting Toolbox

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How do you meet the needs of the children who come to you from less than optimal situations?

For those caring for children who have come to them from broken and battered families through the child welfare system, the rewards can seem small and the challenges more intense than anything you have ever experienced. Raising children from tough beginnings, working with the child
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Paperback, first, 464 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by EMK Press
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Veronica
Feb 15, 2012 Veronica rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Veronica by: me@redlightworms.com
This book will never look the same. Once you start reading it, corners will be turned down and post-it notes will stick out at odd angles. The spine will be cracked where it was laid flat to photocopy that inspirational page to post on the fridge. Like a well-loved teddy bear, this book will show its value.

That’s what happens when you bring together over 100 experienced contributors to write about the complex topic of foster care, kinship care and adoption. The Foster Parenting Toolbox is a comp
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Terra
Sep 17, 2014 Terra rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: Foster Parents, CASA Advocates, Guardian Ad Litems and the professionals who work with them.
This book should be on the shelf of every Foster Parent, CASA Advocate, Guardian Ad Litem and the professionals who work with them. Kim Phagan-Hansel (editor) has compiled the most complete guide available, which includes detailed and precise information. Woven among the practical and professional advice are the voices of foster parents and former foster children. The book is beautifully written and edited with a fine blend of explanations and strategies. Everyone who cares about children in fos ...more
Cheryl Petersen
Mar 03, 2012 Cheryl Petersen rated it it was amazing
Definitive. Comprehensive. Covers all aspects of fostering.
Susanhayeshotmail.com
Aug 29, 2015 Susanhayeshotmail.com rated it really liked it
Useful collection of essays/articles for fostering/adoptive parents. Hefty but easy to read as each essay is at most a few pages long lots of good advice.
Ronald Huxley
Feb 15, 2012 Ronald Huxley rated it it was amazing
Great book...especially since I contributed a chapter in it on Kinship Caregivers!
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