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Sep

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How Will Fostering a Child Impact My Daily Life?

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, you may be curious as to how fostering will impact your daily life. Some changes are unique to fostering children, while other changes occur with the addition of a new family member. Continue reading How Will Fostering a Child Impact My Daily Life? by clicking on […]

08
Sep

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New attitudes toward adoption from foster care offer hope

More than 110,000 children in the U.S. foster care system are legally free for adoption, yet more than 20,000 of these kids will never find an adoptive family. After a childhood of hardship, youth exiting the system without family support face a high risk of unemployment, homelessness, incarceration and other negative life outcomes. But the 2017 […]

30
Aug

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The Foster Care System: What Parents Wish We Knew

News coverage of the foster care system is often in response to stories about the children — their struggles and sometimes their triumphs. Much of the public perception of foster parents is based on stereotypes and misconceptions. http://www.npr.org/2013/03/21/174958972/the-foster-care-system-what-parents-wish-we-knew

25
Aug

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Foster Parenting

It’s a reality that faces some 800,000 American children a year: their home environment is no longer safe or appropriate for their own well-being. A child welfare caseworker gets called in to see if the reports of abuse or neglect are legitimate. A therapist and pediatrician enter the picture to examine the child. If there […]

22
Aug

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7 Things Your Older Adopted Child Needs From You

So, you’ve decided to adopt an older child? Great! Depending on the age of your child, you may have dodged the sleep and potty training stages (or maybe not!). Your child may not feel physically dependent on you, but they still need a lot from you. Here are seven gifts that you can give to […]

17
Aug

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Inservice Cancellation

Inservice Cancellation

Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be holding the Building Effective Communication Skills class scheduled for 6:00 Pm today in Beckley. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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