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Parenting a Child with a Trauma History

Posted on September 19, 2019 by

Every child in foster care has a trauma history. As a result of trauma, especially when it occurs over time, children develop coping mechanisms. When a foster child joins your family, they may bring these survival behaviors with them even though your home is safe. As a parent, you have the opportunity to provide a safe environment in which your child can heal.

7 Resources Every Foster Parent Should Have

Posted on April 16, 2019 by

More children need available foster parents to help them through a traumatic period than ever before. Foster parents take in children who suffer from emotional scars, physical disabilities, and past trauma. They help children heal.