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Affording Day Care as a Foster Parent

Jan 25, 2017

Q&A with Erin Alderman, Licensing and Placement Specialist, Bethany Christian Services of Michigan, Kalamazoo Child care is a common need for working parents, and working foster parents are no exception. Assistance is available to help cover the cost, but there are other considerations you’ll want …

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Finding Day Care for a Child in Foster Care

Jan 25, 2017

Q&A with Erin Alderman, Licensing and Placement Specialist, Bethany Christian Services of Michigan, Kalamazoo Child care is a common need for working parents, and working foster parents are no exception. Assistance is available to help cover the cost, but there are other considerations you’ll want …

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FASD Basics for Foster Parents

Jan 18, 2017

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term for the range of physical, developmental, and behavioral disabilities caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol. Physically, children may be underweight, suffer chronic illnesses, or have certain facial features that indicate FASD. But more …

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Can I Adopt the Child in my Care?

Jan 09, 2017

by Pa Xiong, Foster Care Licensor/ Recruiter, Bethany Christian Services Of Minnesota The first goal in traditional foster care is to reunite a child with biological parents in a safe and healthy environment. When foster care specialists begin working with families who want to foster a child, we …

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