Self Care and Stress Management in Foster Care and Social Work

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Will Savoy, our Specialized Youth Permanency supervisor and James Schlemmer, our Youth in Transition program manager. They discuss self-care and stress management in foster care and adoption and in social work in general. Watch the video or read …

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Tips for helping your child with temper tantrums

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Brandon and Katie who share tips for helping your child through their temper tantrums. As experts, they also share what the brain is doing during these times. Read our blog post or watch the episode below! “Tantrums are …

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Tips for parenting children with trauma during the holidays

Katie Loh is one of our clinical interns and is a family coach with Christian family Care. In this Family Care Learning podcast episode, Katie speaks with Haley Morte, one of our child and family therapists and also a family coach about ways for parents to handle children with trauma …

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Disenfranchised Grief: When loss is belittled, bottled up, or forgotten

When you hear the word “grief”, it is likely that it is promptly followed by the thought of death, sorrow, or mourning. Perhaps it even conjures memories of lost loved ones and your own personal experiences of loss. What happens, though, when you find yourself experiencing all of the emotions …

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It’s going to be hard! – Strengthening your faith in foster care

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Haley and Garrett who have fostered a few children with Christian Family Care. Haley and Garrett discuss how they knew it would be hard fostering children but they didn’t know it would test and strengthen their faith. “It’s …

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Grieving as a couple in foster care

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, Brandon Jones interviews Haley and Garrett who have fostered a few children with Christian Family Care. Haley and Garrett discuss how they were grieving as couple after their foster kids were reunited with their bio families. See the full podcast on …

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How men can experience the stages of grief differently

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Garrett who discusses his experience of going through the stages of grief as a man. Garrett is a financial analyst. Him and his wife, Haley discuss how they were grieving at different times and in different ways after …

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Are you experiencing anticipatory grief as a foster parent?

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast from episode #5, we hear from Haley who is one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family Counseling who talks about anticipatory grief in foster care. A lot of times foster care can be very up and down emotionally. …

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Letting go and letting God have control throughout the process of fostering

Happy young family sitting on couch and talking with family counselor. Smiling parents with adopted children discussing with counselor. Multiethnic family meeting a financial agent.

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast from episode #5, we hear from Haley who is one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family Counseling who talks about trusting God while doing foster care. Brandon, another one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family …

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