Homelessness – and Even Jail – Can Await Former Foster Youth | Transitional Housing Placement Program in Sacramento County

When you imagine the foster care system, you might picture a progression where a young person lives with resource parents until their 18th birthday, at which time they strike out on their own and begin to build a life as an independent adult. That’s a nice vision, but sadly, it is often far from reality. In the real world, it’s hard to build a life at 18 years old, and many young people who age out of the foster system wind up either homeless or in jail. To help cut [...]

By |2022-02-04T20:11:21+00:00December 24th, 2021|foster care, foster family agency|Comments Off on Homelessness – and Even Jail – Can Await Former Foster Youth | Transitional Housing Placement Program in Sacramento County

At-Risk Youth Need Guidance from Trained Adults | ISFC Training in Mt Shasta CA

Young people placed into Intensive Services Foster Care need help from experienced and knowledgeable adults to deal with the many challenges they are facing at a young age. Going into foster care is a difficult experience for any young person, and some need more attention than others to handle the experience and overcome behavioral or other issues. Given the importance and difficulty of the situation, it’s important that ISFC training in Mt Shasta, CA is offered to those who are ready to take on this critical role for their community. [...]

By |2022-03-04T22:17:01+00:00December 18th, 2021|Intensive Services Foster Care|Comments Off on At-Risk Youth Need Guidance from Trained Adults | ISFC Training in Mt Shasta CA

The Right People for a Tough Job | ISFC Training in Mt Shasta CA

Foster care of any kind is a challenge. To serve as a resource parent, you need to have the right combination of experience, patience, and a living environment that is suitable for a child. For foster parents who already have worked in the system and have helped children get through difficult times in life, moving on to the intensive services foster care system may be appealing. These placements are particularly challenging, so you’ll be provided ISFC training in Mt Shasta CA to prepare to meet the needs of the youth [...]

By |2022-03-04T22:15:17+00:00November 15th, 2021|Intensive Services Foster Care|Comments Off on The Right People for a Tough Job | ISFC Training in Mt Shasta CA

Everything is Easier with a Team | Intensive Services Foster Care in Redding CA

No matter what kind of challenge you are taking on in life, it’s always easier to face those obstacles with a team supporting you along the way. Doing things alone is difficult, both for practical and emotional reasons. With a task as difficult as providing Intensive Services Foster Care in Redding CA, it’s certainly important to have the right team behind you. Foster parents who qualify to serve in the Intensive Services part of the program will always have plenty of support to deal with the many difficulties that may [...]

By |2022-02-04T15:37:30+00:00July 1st, 2021|foster care, foster family agency|Comments Off on Everything is Easier with a Team | Intensive Services Foster Care in Redding CA

Transitional Housing Placement Program in Placer County

The Value of the Transitional Housing Placement Program For anyone who grew up in a traditional household with supportive parents, it’s hard to imagine what life is like for a foster child. Having that foundational support taken away is a dramatic blow and it’s difficult to understand how kids in that situation are able to get their lives on track. Given the challenge of the situation, opportunities like the Transitional Housing Placement Program in Placer County become vitally important.  Important Guidance Moving from childhood to adulthood is a difficult shift [...]

By |2021-06-22T17:10:25+00:00June 7th, 2021|Transitional Housing Program|Comments Off on Transitional Housing Placement Program in Placer County

Foster Care Programs | 5 Myths About Foster Children

Foster Care Programs | 5 Myths About Foster Children   Foster Care Programs | Many stigmas follow children that are placed in foster care. Many people have preconceived notions that are often untrue. Foster children are often lumped into categories mostly because of stereotypes that they have developed over time. Here are 5 myths that foster children often carry unjustly.   All Foster Children Are Troubled While it is true that many foster children have suffered extreme and sometimes bad home lives, not all foster children have been in trouble [...]

By |2019-05-24T14:05:25+00:00February 19th, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Care Programs | 5 Myths About Foster Children

Foster Care Programs | Foster Care Programs in California

3 Foster Care Programs in California Foster Care Programs | The foster care system is very important for many children throughout California and the entire United States. Since foster children can vary in age and needs there are different foster care programs to cater to specific needs. Here are a few of the foster care programs that are available in California.   Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC) The ISFC serves children and youth who have complex needs. These children require more support than a standard foster care program provides. ISFC [...]

By |2019-05-24T14:41:35+00:00January 30th, 2019|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Care Programs | Foster Care Programs in California

Foster Care Programs | The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

Foster Care Programs | The Benefits of Weighted Blankets   Foster Care Programs | Weighted blankets have grown in popularity in recent years. They are widely used by people who suffer from anxiety or have sleep disorders. Weighted blankets are also recommended for children in the foster care program (resource program) to help with issues that may arise due to their traumatic past. Here are 3 ways a weighted blanket can help foster children: Provide Comfort Children in the foster care program (resource program) usually require extra items of comfort [...]

By |2019-08-06T17:38:29+00:00September 28th, 2018|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Care Programs | The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

Foster Care Programs | 2 Ways to Help Encourage Empathy with Your Foster Child

Foster Care Programs | 2 Ways to Help Encourage Empathy with Your Foster Child Foster Care Programs (resource programs) | Children in foster care programs (resource programs) have been through a lot over the course of their short lives. They oftentimes don’t know the words to express how they are feeling and choose to show their feelings through behaviors. Helping to teach your foster child about feelings, and the appropriate way to express them is crucial to raising them. Here are 2 ways to help your foster child tap into their [...]

By |2018-10-08T22:11:36+00:00September 28th, 2018|foster care|Comments Off on Foster Care Programs | 2 Ways to Help Encourage Empathy with Your Foster Child
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