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A Time to Bond
A parent-to-parent guide to visits with children in foster care
#CW-BND-RISE, 90 pp. $12
The nine true stories in A Time to Bond show how parents have succeeded in bonding with children in foster care during visits. Lessons and worksheets give you the tools to use the stories in a parent support group, parenting education classes, or one-on-one discussions. Parents learn from the true stories of their peers:
Building a Bridge
Stories about building collaboration between parents and foster parents
#CW-BRD, 130 pp. $18.95
20 stories by parents, foster parents, and teens + 14 worksheets
Positive relationships between parents and foster parents help children feel more secure in care and adjust more easily after reunification. Ideal for staff and foster parent training.
It Won't Happen Again
Stories about reunification by parents affected by the child welfare system
#CW-REUN, 82 pp. $12.00
Nine stories and worksheets
When children act out after reunification, parents often feel overwhelmed. Help parents understand children’s fear and anger and learn healthy responses that other parents have used to repair relationships with their children.
Healing Ourselves, Healing Our Children
Stories about parenting by parents affected by the child welfare system
#CW-HIST, 86 pp. $12.00
10 stories and worksheets
Parents who grew up with chaos, trauma, or family separation need guidance to build safe, nurturing homes. Parents will feel capable of setting routines, improving communication, and using positive discipline when they read these stories by their peers.