IDCFS Reflections on Transforming Child Welfare

Reflections on Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Transformation highlights stories of foster parents, adoptive parents, birth parents and youth in care. Many shared their personal story and thoughts on transforming the child welfare system. The video was presented during the 2016 inaugural Illinois Child Welfare Transformation Summit.

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News - Foster Parent Rights - theDove.us

A New Bill in the Oregon Legislature is going to give Foster Parents rights when it comes to adoption.

Originally aired on theDove TV & Radio 16th June 2015

See more at http://thedove.us and http://facebook.com/thedoveonline

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The Family Development Show - Episode 1

Elaine and Jailynn discuss myths associated with foster care and becoming a foster or adoptive parent in this first episode of The Family Development Show.

The Family Development Show is produced by CK Family Services, a non-profit family services organization that serves children and families in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding counties.

Visit www.becomeackfamily.org to learn more about fostering or adopting children in Texas Foster Care.

Visit www.ckfamilyservices.org to...

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Our family's special day: Adoption day

Megan and Will didn't become licensed foster parents specifically to adopt a child. However, they recently adopted their first child through foster care. Find out what they look forward to as new parents and how their extended family and child reacted to the "special day." Learn more about foster care and adoptive parenting on our Kid Hero blog at http://kidhero.chw.org or by visiting our Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services website at http://www.chw.org/communityservices

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Our Journey to Family: Adoption from Foster Care

From application submission to now. Where we're at these days with our process.

We still have lots to learn before we are ready to be adoptive parents. The AEP will definitely help us with learning about the things our child, whoever they may be, has gone through.

Please check out:

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/life-events/births-adoptions/adoptions/how-to-adopt-a-child/child-in-care

To learn about BC's waiting children.

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AFPAG Conference 2017 -- Director Cagle's address

On Saturday DFCS Director Bobby Cagle spoke to over 900 foster parents, delivering a riveting message of appreciation to foster and adoptive parents across Georgia who serve our children, at the 2017 Foster Parent Association of Georgia Training Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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Fostering vs Adopting

My love for children is so strong and my anxiety is so bad that the mere thought of children being taken out of my care... gives me extreme anxiety...

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The Bair Foundation - Adoption Month & Foster Parent information

The Bair Foundation - Adoption Month & Foster Parent information

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From: WKYT

Related topics : foster parent information / adoption and foster parenting / foster to adopt / being an adoptive parent / information for adoption

Fostering vs Adopting

My love for children is so strong and my anxiety is so bad that the mere thought of children being taken out of my care... gives me extreme anxiety...

what is foster care?

what is adoption?

Should I choose fostering over adoption?

Should i choose adoption over fostering?

Fostering vs Adopting

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From: Dubby Wilk Vlogs

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Being a foster parent

Our experience being foster parents and adoption.

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From: The Castellanos Vlogs

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Adopting from Foster Care

Danielle was a foster parent for years before adopting from foster care.

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From: Catholic Charities

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Director of Foster & Adoptions speaks on the need for qualified foster parents

Director of Foster & Adoptions Caitlin Brilhart speaks on the need for qualified foster parents in Las Vegas.

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From: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas

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Normalcy and Foster - Adoptive Parents

Foster and adoptive parents encounter situations that are abnormal quite frequently. These situations can be unsettling and make you feel isolated. Here are few suggestions for making abnormal... normal.

www.transfiguringadoption.com

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From: Transfiguring Adoption

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November is National Adoption Month

In this episode of Foster Parent Friday #RealTalk, we asked our foster parents about...adoption.

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From: South Carolina Youth Advocate Program

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You can be a foster parent!

Foster parents and workers talk about what it takes to be a foster parent.

foster.adopt@facswaterloo.org

519-576-0540

Contact us to find out more about fostering and adoption in Waterloo Region.

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From: FACSWaterloo Adoption

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Leading Foster Care & Adoption - Dr John DeGarmo

Orphan Care Solutions of Texas presents an exclusive interview with Dr. John DeGarmo, a leading expert in Adoption and Foster Care in the United States. As an author and Foster-Parent Coach, and Foster and Adoptive parent for 13 years, Dr. DeGarmo offers keen insight into Adoptive and Foster Care parenting. For more information, please visit OrphanCareSolutions.com

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From: Orphan Care Solutions of Texas

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Foster Adopt Parent Story

WVCCC foster care and adoptive parent John shares his story about adopting through Arizona's child welfare system and fostering youth.

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From: West Valley Child Crisis Center

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