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How Do I Get Started? Q&A for first-time foster parents

Sep 27, 2016

Q&A with April Kiekintveld, LMSW, Recruitment and Retention Supervisor Bethany Christian Services of Michigan, Holland If you are thinking about becoming a foster parent, you likely have questions. The following are questions that many first-time foster parents ask. I’m interested in becoming a …

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Responding to Behaviors Rooted in Trauma

Sep 13, 2016

Q&A with Bindi Avrett, M.S., BCS Regional Manager in Bogart, Georgia What do we mean by “trauma,” and how prevalent is it in children in foster care? Every child in foster care has suffered some degree of trauma. Even if they didn’t experience abuse, being removed from your family is by itself a …

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Training for Foster and Adoptive Parents at NEAS

Sep 06, 2016

Bethany’s foster care blog is committed to providing tips and tools to support current and prospective foster parents. That’s why we’re excited to share that Bethany is hosting the 2016 Northeast Adoption and Child Welfare Summit (NEAS) on October 7–8. Join us! Calvary Church 1051 Landis Valley …

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