Resources for the Journey

Being a Foster Parent is a Journey many of us are not fully prepared for.  Here are some helpful resources.  If there is something you need not available here please contact us.

 
 

Jason Johnson BLOG

Jason Johnson is the author of ALL IN Orphan Care and The Beauty and Brokenness of Foster Care and blogger at Jason Johnson | Blog. He has a passion to encourage and inspire families no matter where they are in their foster care and adoption journey and long to see the gospel catalyze a movement of orphan care within the Church across the country around the world.

My Family Connections Workbook

Detailed photo workbook to facilitate close relationships between children and their birth parents throughout the foster care experience.

Foster Parent and Adoptive Community

FCAC Online Training offers 153 courses (5 interactive) with new topics added continuously. Complete mandated training hours from the comfort of your home. Courses are developed by professionals with extensive experience, and most hold a Masters or Ph.D. Certificates are immediately generated with the passing of course test.

Allegations Happen: How to Prevent and Survive Them

Foster parents are especially vulnerable to charges of child abuse and neglect. No matter the source or the merit of the charges or how absurd they appear, they must be taken seriously. Here are some helpful tips

Foster Care Institute 

Dr. John DeGarmo is the director of the Foster Care Institute and acts as a consultant to foster care agencies and legal agencies across the U.S. The Foster Care Institute website has numerous foster parent resources and you can also sign up for Dr. DeGarmo's free weekly newsletter and his 'Foster Parent How To' book!

The Foster Parent Journal

The strongest material you can have in advocating for your foster child is a well-documented daily journal. How to keep a journal and make a life book. 

Empowered to Connect

An online library of articles, audio and video presentations covering a wide variety of topics for adoptive and foster parents

Foster Parent Journal

The strongest material you can have in advocating for your foster child is a well-documented daily journal. How to keep a journal and make a life book.