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Child’s Trauma & foster parenting

Below are the best resources we could find on Child’s Trauma and foster parenting.

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Taken into Foster Care, Through the Eyes of a Child

Before she was an inmate, Michelle Voorhees was a kid in foster care. Painting a vivid picture, Voorhees asks you to imagine the harrowing, disconcerting experience of being removed from your own home.

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Trauma and Behavior Part 4: "Advice for Struggling Caregivers"

Educational Specialist Laura Phipps provides suggestions and encouragement for parents and caregivers struggling with serious behavior problems.

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The Human Need for Belonging | Amelia Franck Meyer | TEDxMinneapolis

Child welfare veteran Amelia Franck Meyer describes the human need to belong and to be claimed. When we are disconnected from our tribe, and we feel as though we must make it on our own, it can have devastating life-long impacts. Listen to Amelia share the profound power of human connection.

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Another Place at the Table

The startling and ultimately uplifting narrative of one woman’s thirteen-year experience as a foster parent.

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Self-Care Skills and Strategies for Foster Parents

Helping children heal from abuse or neglect is rewarding but hard. Like the children in their care, kin and foster parents need to find ways of experiencing strong feelings without becoming overwhelmed.

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How Foster Care Placements Can Harm a Child’s Brain

Research conducted by child development experts and scientists suggests that frequently moving foster care kids can have consequences for their brains and behavior.

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No Sugar Coating: The Coffee Talk You Need About Foster Parenting

No Sugar-Coating is a warm, straight-up guide that reads like a conversation with a knowledgeable friend. It is filled with practical suggestions interwoven with compelling narrative rooted in foster parenting experience.

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Dancing with a Porcupine: Parenting Wounded Children without Losing Your Self

Parenting is hard. So what do you do when you’re parenting a child who has experienced trauma or has extra challenges? You often feel alone and inadequate. You want so much to help your child, but you are at the end of your own rope. You feel guilty that sometimes you want to just quit.

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