The ABCs of Becoming a Foster Parent


After being a foster parent for five years, Tammy has learned quite a bit about the alphabet soup of the foster care system. Although extensive foster parent training is required to become a foster parent, it’s another language, really. New terms entered your vocabulary – behavior intervention, birthfamily, CASA, court hearings, family visits, home visit, trauma, TPR, etc.

Even after the extensive training to get a foster care license, sometimes only the experience itself of being a foster parent can teach these valuable lessons – some practical, some of the heart.

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The ABCs of Becoming a Foster Parent

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What did you learn after becoming a foster parent?