Relatives Caring for Children While relative placements maintain crucial family/cultural connections and produce the best possible outcomes for children needing out of home care, relative caregiving can have a dramatic impact on the daily life of caregivers. For this issue of Fostering Across Wisconsin, we talked to some caregivers about how becoming and being a relative caregiver has […]
Making an Impact: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow The Partners newsletter was first published in 1997. At the time, we mailed out each edition and the mailing list grew to total over 20,000 at one point! As technology changed, the way people looked for and received information changed and we, too, changed by creating PDFs instead […]
Mental health providers such as therapists can be invaluable navigators on a child or youth’s road to healing. As a foster parent, involvement in the therapy process can range from merely providing transportation to sitting in on sessions and assisting in developing therapy goals. The child in your care may have a long-standing relationship with […]
Teaching the Hurt Child is based on the content of a workshop that A Child’s Song has been presenting across the province for many years. The concepts in this manual came from the experiences of our therapists who participate in school-based meetings for children struggling to be successful. The turning point for any school in […]
What does it mean to lose your roots – within your culture, within your family – and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her […]
FOR ALL PARENTS who have expanded their families through adoption- or are considering it – this book is designed to equip you for success! Adoptive parents and counselors alike have collaborated in writing Handbook on Thriving as an Adoptive Family – an easy-to-use resource that provides time-tested wisdom, real-life solutions, biblical guidance, and creative ideas […]
A Mindful Kids activity book for young people to color and doodle their way to being happy, calm and confident. Use creativity to combat stressful moments, work out worries, and put fear back in its place with the writing and drawing activities.
¡No Te Preocupes! – Un libro de actividades para jóvenes que a veces sienten ansiedad o están estresados
Un libro para chicos conscientes con actividades para colorear y garabatear para que se sientan felices, tranquilos y tengan confianza en sí mismos. Usa la creatividad y estas actividades de escritura y dibujo para combator los momentos estresantes, aliviar las preocupaciones y poner las ansiedades en su sitio.
The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle the feelings of being bullied, teased and overwhelmed; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings and work out how to cope with these emotions through writing, coloring, doodling and drawing.The quirky illustrations will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the […]