Children enter foster care for many reasons. Frequently a child can not safely return home for several months. A lot can happen in the life of a 2- year-old, a 7-year-old or even an 11-year-old in a few days’ time. A two- year-old may begin putting a few words together to form sentences. A seven-year-old may get a good-behavior note from his or her teacher. An...
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Children enter foster care for many reasons. Frequently a child can not safely return home for several months. A lot can happen in the life of a 2- year-old, a 7-year-old or even...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
General Policy: The Department of Human Services is responsible to keep client social security numbers confidential except in specific circumstances, for a specific purpose, and only with a signed release for that purpose. When a foster parent accepts placement of a foster child, they sign the Foster Family Placement Contract, in which it states they agree: To...
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...