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Let's get real: Adjusting expectations for first-time foster parents

Aug 31, 2018

Interview with Sarah Pettengill, MA, LMFT, Home Study Writer, Riverside, California It’s hard to picture what foster parenting will really be like if you’ve never been a foster parent before. It’s hard to picture how you might respond to challenges when each child’s circumstance will be different. …

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Managing Microaggressions in Transracial Foster Care

Aug 10, 2018

Interview with Marisol Rosser, Foster Care Supervisor, Grand Rapids, Michigan   It’s when someone asks, “Where are you from?” and they don’t mean your local city. “No, before that. Where are you really from?” Subtext: You’re not from around here; you’re not one of us.  It’s when someone …

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