Former San Diego Foster Child Becomes Advocate For Change

As May marks National Foster Care Awareness month, former foster youth and author of memoir "Foster Girl" examines reforms in California's foster care system.

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From: KPBS News

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6. Panel 1 - Foster Parents - GRACE Foster Care Conference - 7/29/13

Moderated by Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell, the panel discusses recommendations to improve the recruitment, training and support for foster parents.

Panelists include:

Karen Grace-Kaho

California Foster Care Ombudsperson, California Department of Social Services

Jennifer Rodriguez

Executive Director, Youth Law Center and Former Foster Youth

Cherie Schroeder

Program Director, Yolo County Foster and Kinship Care Education Program and Foster Parent

Wendy Smith, Ph.D.,

LCSW, Clinical...

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From: GRACE, Inc.

Related topics : foster care parent training / foster care parents rights / foster care programs / children in foster care

Serenity, Inc. Foster Care & Adoption, Covina, California

Serenity, Inc. Foster Care and Adoption was founded in 1990 and is located in Covina, California. Their mission is to break the cycle of abuse (that often results in children entering the foster care system) and to provide early intervention programs to heal abused children and strengthen families. Serenity also provides private home studies for families who want to adopt through foster care.

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From: serenityffa

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California Foster Care Month Part 1

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From: Jeanette Schnell

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Serenity, Inc. Foster Care and Adoption Founders, Covina, California

Jennifer Choctaw, Sharon Hobson and Linda Kontis: the three founders of Serenity Infant Care Homes – now Serenity, Inc. Foster Care and Adoption agency located in Covina, California in 1990, tell how they came together to better serve children who come into the foster care system. http://www.serenitykids.com/about/our-founders/

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From: serenityffa

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Foster Care Awareness PSA – Five Acres

California is facing a foster care crisis, with more children entering the system and fewer foster families to take them in. Help us give them permanent homes—contact us at 5acres.org | 626-798-6793 | info@5acres.org to learn how you can help.

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From: FiveAcresChannel

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How we treat the broken hearts of California's foster care youth. #DruggingOurKids

How we treat the broken hearts of California's foster care youth. #DruggingOurKids

By: San Jose Mercury News - Latest Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area news from reporters & columnists at the San Jose Mercury News.

Published on: January 7, 2015

Source: http://www.tout.com/m/whra8j

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From: Mercury News

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Beta Foster Care: The Counts Family - Orange County, California

Orange County's Beta Foster Care presents The Counts Family. John and Kim Counts discuss the rewards of having been foster parents to 9 children and adopting 2 kids.

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From: betafoster

Related topics : family foster care / foster care california / adopting kids from foster care / foster care parents / children in foster care

Children's Bureau Foster Care & Adoptions, Los Angeles, California

Children's Bureau's foster/adoptive families speak out!

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From: mmorris1100

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Foster Care - California

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From: Erin Bohn

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