The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, John DeGarmo combines his own wisdom with that of fellow foster parents. He describes what to expect from the process, how to access help and how to ensure the best care for your child. He tackles thorny issues such as children's use of the Internet and social media, managing contact with birth parents and how to support your child at school. Most importantly, he provides advice designed to help your child feel safe, secure and loved. The Foster Parenting Manual offers seasoned, sympathetic advice that will be valued by foster parents and the professionals who support them.
About the author
Dr John DeGarmo is a proud foster and adoptive parent who has fostered over 30 children. He regularly speaks on his experiences at conferences and training sessions, and is dedicated to improving and promoting successful foster and adoptive care systems. He lives with his family in Georgia, USA and is also the author of a memoir, Fostering Love: One Foster Parent's Journey. He also writes for a number of magazines, newsletters, and publications, both in the United States and in Europe.You can find out more about John here: www.drejohndegarmo.com.
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