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Discover Therapeutic Foster Parenting Guide

Jul 6

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7/6/2015 10:25 AM  RssIcon



Through the giving of love, time, and patience, Therapeutic Foster Parents make a difference in the lives of children with special needs. Learn more about SCYAP's TFC Program and how to become a Therapeutic Foster Parent through our brand new guide called Discover Therapeutic Foster Parenting.

In this guide, you will discover the following:

  • Understanding Foster Care: Similarities and Differences between Therapeutic and Regular Foster Care
  • Therapeutic Foster Parent Minimum Requirements
  • Hear directly from a Therapeutic Foster Parent through their testimony
  • How SCYAP supports our foster parents through training, crisis management, access to Community-Based Services, and more!
  • Several SCYAP initiatives started to help meet the needs of the youth in your care
  • Take the Quiz-Am I ready to Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent?
  • Steps to Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent

Get the whole guide here: Discover Therapeutic Foster Parenting.




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