Rise’s TIPS handouts focused on visiting are used in 7 foster care agencies in NYC to orient parents to visits and support parent-caseworker communication when visits aren’t going well.
Now, Rise is developing a new set of TIPS handouts on service planning. They’ll be released May 15.
If you would like to give us feedback on the draft, please email email@example.com. We are seeking feedback from parents and frontline staff in foster care and preventive service agencies.
I will never forget the day I returned home from an appointment and saw a note on my door saying that my children had been removed from home. I thought, “Did they take all of my kids?”
When I opened the door none of my six children were inside.
I immediately called the worker and found out that she had taken the two youngest, my 8-year-old son and my 4-year-old daughter because they were home alone.
I was … Read More
One of the biggest challenges for parents affected by child welfare involvement is planning. When you are in crisis, your mind can’t focus on planning. That can make it even harder to keep track of the many mandates, appointments, visits and court dates that come with foster care.
Here are some suggestions from parents about how to make the service planning process more manageable.
Ask as many questions as it takes to understand the status of your … Read More
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