Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids. On Wednesday, Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill that would bar adoptive parents from finding a new home for their children without court permission. The legislation sought to protect adopted children from the unregulated...
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Wisconsin has become the first state in the nation to pass legislation cracking down on parents who try to give away their adopted kids. On Wednesday, Gov. Scott Walker signed a...Read More
‘Foster Talk with Dr. John’ is a weekly radio program hosted by author and foster care expert Dr. John DeGarmo Each week, Dr. John brings you news and information in...Read More
Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship – 2014 The 2014 Helen Stone Memorial Scholarship is awarded to two (2) foster, adoptive or kinship caregivers to provide assistance in attending the National Foster Parent Association education conference. Each scholarship is worth $500 to be used toward expenses in attending the conference June 6-8, 2014 in Orlando,...
Youth Speak: The Role of Biological Family in Higher Education Some youth in foster care experience pressure from their biological families when it comes to pursuing higher education – but it’s not always positive pressure. Sometimes biological families lack the ability to provide financial support, undervalue education, or exhibit jealousy for a young person’s...