Reducing Family Stress
Day-to-day life is full of naturally occurring stress. The addition of a foster child, especially one with problem behaviors, can alter the family dynamic, compounding existing stress. This course discusses how the stressors that accompany fostering can be reduced and provides insight into and strategies for preserving a nurturing family environment.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
I love this topic about stress in the foster parents lives. So much of what I was thinking and feeling, but afraid to say out loud, is all right here. This makes me feel like my feelings are "normal".
I wish I had watched this before becoming a foster parent. The training my agency gave me a great but this would have been a excellent extra supplemental aid for all those wondering if fostering is for them. I knew I wanted to be a foster parent but had no idea what all it entailed. This training gave information and presented information in such a helpful way I think any one who watches this will benefit.
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This course examines the stress of fostering including: